Bob's '47 Oktoberfest | Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Bob's '47 OktoberfestBob's '47 Oktoberfest

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our fall seasonal beer, Bob’s ’47 Oktoberfest is a medium-bodied, dark amber brew with a malty flavor and well-balanced hop character. With this Munich-style lager we salute our friend Bob Werkowitch, Master Brewer and graduate of the U.S. Brewer’s Academy, 1947.

27 IBU

Added by Todd on 08-31-2002

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Ratings: 670 |  Reviews: 261
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.12/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Enjoyed this brew on many occasions on our trip down to Kansas City, MO. Nice amber pour with a medium sized white head. Nice malt aroma with a bit of the hop presence at the end. Flavor is slightly malty with a nice hop finish. Not as flavorful as some Octoberfests out there but it can get the job done.

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3.88/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Grabbed a 12 pack of this tonight at the local liqour store, hadn't realized until today that it was out. Excited about it, I can add to my Boulevard label collection and try a new beer, a new marzen/oktoberfest beer. Very excited. Side poured with standard vigor from a bottle into the glass.

Appearance - Pours a beautiful copper color with a nice two finger head that lingers for a minute or two. Leaves good lacing and shows a good amount of carbonation inside the glass. Like the packaging and the story behind the beer as well.

Smell - Bread crusts, toasty malts, and a nice hop kick in the middle and end. A light orange note, citrus note. Really inviting smell.

Taste - A lot like the taste, with a nice malty sweetness and toasty bread character up front, with the hops and citrus coming through more in the middle and towards the finish. A good caramel malt backbone. Really nice taste, really enjoyed it.

Mouthfeel - Smooth, sweet, good carbonation level and a little under medium bodied. The finish makes it seem so easy to drink a dozen or so of these. Dangerously smooth.

Overall - I would absolutely recommend this beer. Try it, buy it, drink it! Good oktoberfest beer, I would like to take this to some friends outside Boulevards distribution area and see what they think. Tasty!

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Dimpled Mug.

Appearance: Clear copper-orange with quickly settling white head.

Smell: Spicy noble hops, some grassiness, cherry, and light toast.

Taste: The spicy hops are fairly apparent upfront with some straw and cherry mixed in. There is a sweet core underneath composed of caramel and light biscuit. The spiciness lingers on the finish.

Feel: Moderately high carbonation, medium-light body. Mostly dry finish that is kinda tingly.

Overall: Above average Marzen that really hits the spot. However, the tingly mouthfeel and slightly odd balance hamper it slightly.

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Bob's '47 Oktoberfest from Boulevard Brewing Co.
3.73 out of 5 based on 670 ratings.
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