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Brooklyn Oktoberfest | Brooklyn Brewery

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3.64/5
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1,745 Ratings
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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:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-30-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,487
Reviews:
787
Ratings:
1,745
pDev:
12.09%
Bros Score:
3.38
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
263
Trade:
0
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Photo of Jsalz21
3.33/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of madelf66
3.92/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
3.31/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GStone899
3.41/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

It's good. Not as full bodied our flavors as other Oktoberfest beers bit it's good.

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Photo of TooGood
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jkblr
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle bb January 2018 poured into a .5L krug at fridge temp 5.5% ABV. The beer pours a mostly bright, honey amber color with off white head. Head disappears quickly leaving a faint ring around the glass and little lacing. The aroma is toffee and caramel with no hope character. The taste is deep with toasted malt. It stays with that flavor from start to finish and leaves a dry toasty aftertaste. Mouthfeel is thin to medium in body, well carbonated and dry. Very dry. Overall, good beer, but not a great Marzen. The one dimensional taste and lack of a bready or pronounced malt taste before the dry finish keeps this one from being a contender.

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Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.65/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a hazy brown body that yields a small half finger white head slowly dissipates into the body after a half minute. Some spider web lacing is left. The smell had some earthy breadiness and nuts up front with some nutmeg and caramel slightly in the background. The taste had an earthy breadiness that came back a bit more up front than the other flavorings. The palate was about a light to medium with nothing harsh on the tongue. I would say this is a pretty drinkable beer. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that I would have again.

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Photo of Zach136
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AnyaS
3.43/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Urk1127
3.38/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Noelito76
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chicagoish
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of q33jeff
3.11/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

**
09/30/2012

AROMA: Allspice, pumpkin.
LOOK: Light Brown Color, Little head.
TASTE: Allspice, pumpkin, nutmeg.
FEEL: Weak Carbonation.
On tap at Charlie Browns, Hamilton NJ.
**

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Photo of Jjmj51
3.88/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Malacant
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not bad, not good. A forgettable one, but am oktoberfest nonetheless.

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Photo of AccipiterofBeer
3.7/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bogdawg
3.37/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chinchill
3.95/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap in Greenville, SC.
Pours with a clear dark amber body topped by a bubbly (soapy) head.
Aroma: baked bread and toffee
Flavor: like the aroma stronger. Theres a load of caramel alts in this. Excellent bitter/sweet balance. Modest complexity.
Feel: medium body. Smooth.

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Photo of drtth
3.67/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The beer is served in a Shaker pint glass a nice clear dark amber color with a 1/2" light tan head that visibly recedes to a think layer on the surface. Sipping leaves little lacing on the sides of the glass.

The aromas include bready. caramel and some earthy, grassy notes in the background.

The flavors are as expected from the nose and there is initially a touch of sweetness that becomes slightly bitter and has a hit of almost metallic flavor as well.

The mouth feel is medium bodied and smooth with some persistent moderate carbonation. The finish begins as the sweetness fades to leave the light bitterness to interact with the bready, caramel flavors as all fade away. There is also a light, almost metallic tang that emerges and disappears well before the crisp, clean ending.

Overall this seems to be a reasonable US brewed version of the style and I could easily have had a second. But that said I'll probably not be seeking it out since we have a few brewed locally that are as good and a few that I enjoy more than this one.

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Photo of Alphakitty
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jkolls
3.67/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hdf561
3.12/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from bottle into a pint glass dark amber with no lacing and a minimal head that dissipates rapidly

Smell is Carmel, spice, roasted nut.

Taste spice, hops, smooth but with a little bite at the end but a warm feeling I expect from these beers.

Overall this is a good offering, very good representative of the style

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Photo of TheBeerMaster1
3.65/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Brooklyn Oktoberfest from Brooklyn Brewery
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 1,745 ratings
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