Staghorn Octoberfest | New Glarus Brewing Company

Staghorn OctoberfestStaghorn Octoberfest
BA SCORE
3.95/5
1,076 Ratings
Staghorn OctoberfestStaghorn Octoberfest
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
newglarusbrewing.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.25%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by cokes on 09-16-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,961
Reviews:
334
Ratings:
1,076
pDev:
10.63%
Bros Score:
4.18
 
 
Wants:
103
Gots:
156
Trade:
2
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,076 |  Reviews: 334
Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.11/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Great looking beer, pouring a clear copper, with minimal head but definite lacing. Nose is slightly soapy, with bread and minerality. Taste is superb, dark bread and a touch of caramel. Feel is clean. Very nice.

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Photo of Savan
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

POURS A BEAUTIFUL hue of gold-amber, and smells of sweet clover, Taste is malt forward and balanced with a soft mouth feel and a overall refreshing finish LOVED IT!

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Photo of J_Mueller
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerguy04
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours an amber color with a white head. Has a sweet malty smell. Taste is very sweet, due to very strong carmel presence. Very malty. Mouthfeel is medium bodied. Overall sweeter than most Oktoberfests, and I like it for that.

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Photo of Matthew_Phoenix
3.7/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MonDak_Joe1953
3.38/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

2017 'Staghorn Octoberfest Beer'.
Poured from a 12oz bottle into glass.
Amber body, pour resulted in frothy slightly off white head which dissipated quickly. Clear, with carbonation.
Subdued aroma of malt and spices.
Taste of malt, slight caramel, and trace of spices. Bitterness at the end.
Thin, lager mouthfeel.
A solid fall festival beer, but others I have tried this fall are rated higher.

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Photo of jchanley
4.07/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ccozzi
3.71/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ONUMello
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Orange with a one-finger head
S: Pleasant roasted malt, grains, and some baking spice
T: Lots of grains up front, pleasant malt/caramel on the midpalate and a coriander/grain finish
M: Medium-bodied, light carbonation
O: Solid beer. I'd love a kiss of hops but overall it fits the style well

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Photo of CPAles
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MTKATL
4.21/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jkaczinski
3.99/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MNAle
3.81/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pleasant aroma, malty, hints of spice, perhaps some grass. Nor too strong. Clear amber, lots of bubbles, a medium creamy-appearing off-white, slightly tan head, dropping fairly quickly to a bubbly cap with some thick lacing. Good body and mouth feel. Taste is all malts, bready and hints of spice, relatively simple, not sweet, with only a little bittering in the middle through to the finish. This keeps the taste balanced and makes the finish not all malty sticky. Moderately clean finish. I like the taste of this beer a lot, but it could use a just bit more balance from the hops.

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Photo of Luscious_Malfoy
4.28/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dharmelink
3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of davillanx
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zuidman
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LeRose
3.54/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep coppery color with some foamy head that sticks a bit.

The smell seems pretty subdued to me, obviously malt dominant, but nothing to really characterize. Bready, maybe a faint hint of spice, some caramel sweetness.

The taste is good, but also seems to be lacking some depth. Clean flavors, bready, just a little spice, and caramel sweetness. Only a mild bitterness in the background.

The feel doesn't seem to be robust enough for the style. It seems on the thinner side, but it does drink clean.

It is an OK beer, but it just seems to be lacking something.

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Photo of County33
4.55/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ristaccia
4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BuckyNBeer
4.13/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vylo
4.77/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Sabtos
3.35/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light copper with a minimal off-white head dying to a thin fuzzy film.

The nose is not too aromatic, with some toasty brown bread, a hint of raisin, nuts, and actually, it seems, some pungent hops.

Taste is nice toasty brown bread, Brazil nuts, Spanish peanuts, with a slight hint of char.

Fully frothy with a light to medium body and a finish skirting the line between wet and not.

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Photo of bicyclesandbeer
4.65/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of LT630
4.52/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

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Staghorn Octoberfest from New Glarus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 1,076 ratings
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