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Front Street Oktoberfest | Front Street Brewery

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Brewed by:
Front Street Brewery
North Carolina, United States

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Fall

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Added by ewright on 10-25-2008

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 4
Photo of CEGentry007
3.8/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: dark copper color with little head. Drinking from flight. Smell: toasted caramel notes with a hint of earthy tone. Taste: very malt forward wil hints of caramel in the middle and ends with some floral tones. Overall: I'm impressed. This is a decent beer

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Photo of Bung
4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A standard dark orange pour with a good amount of cream colored head. Surprising amount of lacing. Malt, grass aromas with some slight citrus and pine. Very nice malt flavors, caramel/toffee. A little bit of red fruit and hops through the finish. Almost medium bodied and fairly lively in the mouth. I would have to agree with the previous review that this is not exactly standard for the style in that it has stronger malt and carmelly sweetness. I think that is what makes this better than your typical Octoberfest.

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Photo of ewright
3.88/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: A vigorous pour from a growler into an imperial pint glass yielded a good inch of head. The plastic seal around the cap did a good job keeping the carbonation in! The beer has the classic deep copper color of the style.

S: Rich malty aroma up front with strong caramel notes. Bold aromas of toasted grains are also evident.

T: A hefty dose of caramel malt gives this lager some ale-like characteristics... some residual sweetness and a hint of ester-y flavors.

M: Feels more like an ale fermented at low temperatures than a lager. Nice rich feel on the tongue with none of the dryness normally found in lagers.

D: this is a somewhat atypical marzen, but I'm thoroughly enjoying it.

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Front Street Oktoberfest from Front Street Brewery
4 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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