Staghorn Octoberfest | New Glarus Brewing Company

very good
1,051 Ratings
Staghorn OctoberfestStaghorn Octoberfest

Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.25%

Availability: Fall

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Added by cokes on 09-16-2002

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My favorite Oktoberfest to date.

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Filling the glass releases spicy malt aromas with some kettle sugars.
The beer pours brilliant copper under a 1” finely bubbled foam cap that produces good lace all the way down.
Very malty palate, rich yet clean and smooth, spicy malts.
Medium body and carbonation

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Got this beer from a friend who went to the brewery looking for Dancing Man but got this other seasonal instead.

A - Deeper amber-orange color that you can see through. Minor white head that sits nice and high. Medium to light lacing.

S - Strong malt aroma with caramel notes. Also grainy tones with some noble hops. Smells like an Oktoberfest.

T - Tons of maltiness with some cereal grain, light caramel, and lager flavor. This beer has a significant noble hop flavor ans some bitterness and more of a yeast character than some others. Some how this beer is sweet malty but not too much caramalt which is a nice change from those other beers that just try to make up the sweetness from those amber malts.

M - Medium mouth-feel. Light to moderate carbonation. The sweetness is predominant but is still balanced with the hops and crisp lager finish making me want to drink several steins full.

Overall, this is a great craft beer that is a change of pace on the style of beer that I wouldn't turn down. This is probably my favorite beer of the style but I wouldn't go all the way to Wisconsin for just this beer and would be better served getting Sam Adams Octoberfest.

Glass- Dimpled mug

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Staghorn Octoberfest from New Glarus Brewing Company
3.95 out of 5 based on 1,051 ratings.
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