Brooklyn Oktoberfest | Brooklyn Brewery

BA SCORE
83
good
1,715 Ratings
THE BROS
77
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Brooklyn OktoberfestBrooklyn Oktoberfest
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery
New York, United States
brooklynbrewery.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-30-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,715
Reviews:
775
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
11.92%
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
252
For Trade:
0
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Photo of dkemp713
3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrob21
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of celts32
3.11/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Fargrow
3.79/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tmcfad
4.1/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of justintcoons
3.9/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Deep amber with 1/2 finger of off-white head. Excellent clarity with moderate carbonation.

Nose
Sweet brown bread, brown sugar, caramel, and hints of toffee.

Taste
Caramel and sweet brown bread with additions of brown sugar. Hints of toffee and molasses. Slight earthy and leafy hop presence.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, crisp, clean, and fairly balanced.

Overall
Very easy drinking and a solid Oktoberfest brew.

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Photo of jgido759
3.48/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Antc2382
3.42/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cnwillis31
3.63/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of illpass78
3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pint on draft at $3 Dewey's in Portland, Maine, while watching the Mets hopefully beat the Dodgers. LGM.

Appearance: Pours a clear reddish amber with almost no head. Carbonation seems pretty low.

Aroma: Has a cidery, apple-like quality. Almost smells like apple cider vinegar, but I swear I mean that in a nice way. Malty, sweet.

Taste: Apples and raisins are up front, and there's some maltiness and a nutty character. Some bitterness from hops. Definitely has a bit of sweetness to it, as well, almost like candied raisins or something.

Mouthfeel: Thinner than typical for the style, I'd say.

Overall: More decent-ness from Brooklyn Brewery, which is pretty much bizarro Sam Adams. A fine beer to have on special ($3 a pint!) while watching the Mets hopefully get a crack at the pennant.

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Photo of Gagnonsux
3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ryan4120
3.44/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jvgoor3786
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kmweiss
3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MJSFS
3.04/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kuishinbo_tantei
3.2/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Nick4444
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dominic_Decoco
3.26/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beerasaurus
3.42/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheNightwatchman
3.36/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of killcore
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of spedprof
4.5/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NickSMpls
3.05/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nice clear color, but with virtually no aroma and a feeble attempt at creating a head that fell flat. Taste is rather one dimensional and little staying power. Considering the brewer, I'm dissapointed in this one. Date code is a blur of ink dots but seems to spell out a Julian date in mid July.

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Photo of shauun176
4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Fabiand
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Brooklyn Oktoberfest from Brooklyn Brewery
3.69 out of 5 based on 1,715 ratings.
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