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Karl Strauss Oktoberfest Beer | Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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3.52/5
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112 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Karl Strauss Brewing Company
California, United States
karlstrauss.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Fall

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-06-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,430
Reviews:
47
Ratings:
112
pDev:
15.34%
Bros Score:
3.87
 
 
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3.95/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Quick Take: With a bold honey color, it boasts a great balance of subtle bread malts and light fruity hops to round it out. A benchmark for Octoberfest beers outside of Germany! Another good Oktoberfest is from Sprecher Brewery in Wisconsin.

UPDATE: As of 2015, it is now more crisp, clean and slightly more carbonated, reflecting a more German Oktoberfest. Still tastes nicely balanced!

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3.9/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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On tap at Strauss Brewery restaurant in downtown San Diego. Clear amber bonze with thin tan head. Bready, nutty nose with slight floral hops. Vienna and Munich malt with mild tastiness balanced with subtle. Body is a bit thin. Overall a nice Marzan style lager. Would pair well with pork dishes.

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Karl Strauss Oktoberfest Beer from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.52 out of 5 with 112 ratings
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