Brooklyn Oktoberfest | Brooklyn Brewery

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83
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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-30-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,716
Reviews:
776
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
11.92%
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
253
For Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.55/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

on tap at the industry - served in pint

Deep copper-auburn pour with a frothy topping of beige head. Notes of spicy hops, caramel sweetness, toasted bread and earth in the nose. Malty and flavorful on the tongue, coupled with soft leafy hoppiness. A touch sweet with caramel and bread crust, earthy and light bite of hops on the back end. Medium body, nicely carbonated, crisp and refreshing on the tongue.

Perhaps not the most explosive or exquisite version of the Marzen, but drinkable, refreshing and clean on the palate. I had a couple of these during Happy Hour and would gladly order it again during the Fall.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.65/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Clear dark amber with 1 finger head of white foam. Leaves very little lacing down the side of the glass.

S: Malt forward. Little bits of citrus and hops. Sweet smelling overall.

T: Very clean. Sweeter tasting than other Oktoberfest's I have had. Carmel comes through pretty strong.

F: Smooth. Well balanced carbonation.

O: A good Oktoberfest. Clean and easy to drink.

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.67/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

It poured a dark copper that had caramel and roasted malts on the nose. The taste was heavier on the roasted malts rather than the sweet caramel malts that are more common in the German versions. As it warmed the sweeter caramel flavors came through, but the roasted malts were dominant. The Brooklyn Oktoberfest is a good American version of the style.

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3.51/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Amber colored with a small white head.

S: A bit tangy, not too strong. Kind of smelled like a light beer.

T: I enjoyed the taste of this beer a lot. It had a slight bitter taste up front but then had a citrus aftertaste. One of the better American Oktoberfest style beers I've tried.

M: Well carbonated. Just the right amount I think. Light to medium.

O: An obove average Oktoberfest overall. I would choose this over other American Oktoberfest beers if offered on tap. As much as I would expect from a Brooklyn Beer, they have yet to dissapoint me.

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

on tap at the screamen eagle in inlet new York. this is perfect opening sunday nfl beer. its not a light beer, but its real drinkable, its not an ipa, but it has a ton of flavor, and it isn't priced like other seasonal rarities. great by the pitcher. nice dense copper glow, short white froth head that lasts alright. I smell lager yeast right away, and a sweeter german caramunich malt type that contributes most of the color and fermentables here. simple but flavorful taste. dessert breads, honey, even slight maple in the finish. I still think I like sam adams better than most other commercially available octoberfest brews, but the Brooklyn is right up there. highly drinkable, but I would add a bit more carbonation to make it glide along a little better. it gets a touch weighty, especially as it warms up, and a little more gas would fix this. a good American tip of the cap to german tradition. a very well made beer.

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Brooklyn Oktoberfest from Brooklyn Brewery
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