Bob's '47 Oktoberfest | Boulevard Brewing Co.

Bob's '47 OktoberfestBob's '47 Oktoberfest
BA SCORE
3.67/5
678 Ratings
Bob's '47 OktoberfestBob's '47 Oktoberfest
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
boulevard.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,633
Reviews:
263
Ratings:
678
pDev:
12.81%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
98
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 678 |  Reviews: 263
Photo of phantomanboy
3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LJWalker
3.71/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bakkerman1
3.92/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of FlussigkeitMut
3.87/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Suds
3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Deep Amber, with a thin white head, this is a vey approachable and delicious marzen. Brilliant malt aroma and a lot of lightly toasted, greasy flavors. Nice balanced, if not just a little too hoppy for the style. Medium to full in body, and very enjoyable.

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Photo of Pedalsteel
5/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Not just because I am from KC but the fact is Bob's 47 is simply the best Oktoberfest beer I have ever had, in my humble opinion. No two ways about it.!! Forget about it!!

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Photo of ilikebeer03
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CreekyJarls
3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of babaracas
3.64/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear pumpkin orange with one finger of fluffy offwhite head. Smell: fresh bread, unfiltered apple juice, a little caramel, mildly floral. Taste: spicy, herbal tea note, toast and a little caramel, grape note.

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Photo of patrick68L
2.64/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Skillz
3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drew03cmc
4.05/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Muny
3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.52/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AMCPhD
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wallbj
3.67/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigJim5021
3.81/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of calcutron
3.67/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thrifty101091
4.13/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aratcliffe
4.11/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ssippisam
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brandonvlansdown
3.48/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MizzouBrew
4.04/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I've only had this out of the bottle, but it is the best tasting Oktoberfest beer that I've had to date. It is harder to find than most of the other Oktoberfest brews, as most people snap it up when they see it I suppose.

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Bob's '47 Oktoberfest from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 678 ratings
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