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Brooklyn Oktoberfest | Brooklyn Brewery

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Brooklyn OktoberfestBrooklyn Oktoberfest

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Brooklyn Brewery
New York, United States

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-30-2001

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of hopmashian
3.89/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a 1/2" creamy head that lasts about 5 mins. Smell is caramel, vanilla and a floral presence that goes deep into the back of your nose. Taste is well balanced between malt and hops. It's on the thin side but that's good, suggesting another. I like this beer and this style. I'll definitely get more while they last.

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3.74/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass.

A - Mostly clear orange copper with a finger of off white head, which disappears almost instantly.

S - Lots of good sweet malt. Caramel, bread, roasted malt.

T - A great taste of caramel up front. This is followed by a bit of sweet bread and roasted malts. I get a slight hint of metallic flavor.

M - A bit on the thin side. The carbonation is moderate, maybe moderate-high. Not much lingering aftertaste.

O - A pretty decent beer for the style. It's got the caramel bread and roasted malt flavor that I've come to love, but like a lot of Oktoberfests, it's lacking in the mouthfeel.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.67/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Dark amber in color with an orange hue and a heavy chill haze. Poured with a thin off-white foam that quickly dissipated. Toasted malt, sweet caramel, light toffee and dark bread aromas with pleasant spicy hops above. Smooth feel down the middle with tangy, assertive carbonation above. Grainy, toasted and caramel malt flavors up front with rye, dark bread and spicy hops through the middle to the end. Finishes crisply with a lingering dark bread and earthy, spicy hop aftertaste.

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3.97/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A- Amber, slightly caramel colored head, light laces
S- bread, malt, slight sweet fruit
T- full-to-medium bodied, malt w ever so slight sweetness, lightly hopped finish
M- Balanced, incredibly so - malt-hop marzen ratio very refreshing
O- a very good beer that can stand up to the best of the American styles.

Served in a 16 oz pint glass on tap at the Pourhouse, Westmont, NJ

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

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

Light coppery hue yielded a relatively thin bubbly head.

The nose is straight iced tea. I've read that some malts give a tea leaf scent but this actually smelled like brewed tea. One dimensional but very pleasant.

The taste is malt forward, as is normal for the style. The barley comes out along with a nice roasted flavor.

The feel is watery and thin but refreshing. This Oktoberfest is amongst the weaker ones I've tried but all in all its still rather tasty.

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.62/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Lightly hazy amber ale with lackluster head formation. Retained a thick ring.

Has a grainy aroma with pomme fruit esters and German-style malt contributions. Noble hops are smaller than per usual.

Somewhat sweet with apple-y grain must, caramel malt, toast, wheat bread, and bitter earthy hops. Touch of char is quite unique. Good flavors.

Decent mouthfeel. Carbonation is dialed-up, perhaps; washes out the weight of the body, which seems thin.

Sturdy beer that's a tad sweet, but I like the assertion.

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Brooklyn Oktoberfest from Brooklyn Brewery
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 1,744 ratings
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