Left Hand Oktoberfest | Left Hand Brewing Company

1,214 Ratings
Left Hand OktoberfestLeft Hand Oktoberfest

Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is no festivus for the restivus, on the contrary, we start brewing in the spring and it takes a full two months to reach lagered perfection. Biscuity, malty goodness dominates upfront while the noble pedigree hops lend a properly spicy, dry finish.

Added by rowew on 08-22-2006

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Photo of delta490
3.85/5  rDev +2.9%

Pours a beautiful deep amber with a short lasting foamy white head. There is no lacing. The aroma is fruity with a hint of earthy. The taste has some of the fruit notes but also adds a nice bready depth to the malt profile. There is just a hint of hops on the finish. The body has a nice weight to it with a smooth finish and just a hint of carbonation. My first tastes weren't as good but it opened up with some air and a little warming.

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Photo of mccorvey
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Lightman
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of rypkr
3.71/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tastes stale and oxidized. Smell is MIA as well.

Would not buy again.

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3.64/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.32/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of bronco94
4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of Daveyjones22
4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of AyeMito
4.01/5  rDev +7.2%

I really enjoyed this Oktoberfest. Its smooth and rich with caramel, honey, and buttery roasted malts. I also get lighter notes of orange peel, baking spice and toffee. Altogether, its one of the best Oktoberfest beers I have had in a while! love it!

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of aphamer
3.62/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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1/5  rDev -73.3%

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4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of Wilkerson05
4.92/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.04/5  rDev +8%

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4.24/5  rDev +13.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of michjason
3.89/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A Warm copper and rosy, very clear, small head with big bubbles, light bubbles

S Bright floral notes giving way to buttery malts. Not the best part of this beer, however.

T Caramel and toasted marshmallow, orange citrus finish

M Very smooth and medium-heavy body; light carbonation

O The caramel malts pair well with an orange-citrus finish; extremely smooth and buttery body. Great balance and a great marzen.

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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

Left Hand Oktoberfest from Left Hand Brewing Company
3.74 out of 5 based on 1,214 ratings.
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