Staghorn Octoberfest | New Glarus Brewing Company

BA SCORE
88
very good
1,053 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
Ratings:
1,053
Reviews:
325
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
10.63%
 
 
Wants:
102
Gots:
149
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,053 |  Reviews: 325
Photo of GoBeerGo
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SPD656
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jpuetz
3.63/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of angrybabboon
4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Consumed 1/20/16

A: Burnt orange to caramel in color, a light amber - crystal clear - medium size, white head, fades to wisps, maintains a small cap but leaves above-average lacing

S: Malty, minus any excess sweetness - caramel malts and grains, lightly toasty - straight-up caramel, except the caramel sweetness is turned down to 0 - hint of floral hops - toasted bread and crackers, toffee

T: Super clean, stupidly drinkable - really nice malt profile - toasted bread and toasted crackers - biscuits and toffee - caramel and touches of amber malts - caramel flavor, except it's extremely dry, lightly sweet overall - floral hops - touches of grass and lager yeast - finishes bready with just a touch of caramel, clean

M: Medium body, smooth body with a clean, crisp finish, nicely carbonated, superbly drinkable

O: Don't mess with the stag, you'll get the horns

The Märzen / Oktoberfest style is tricky. If it's too sweet and too cooked, I'm not a fan. Staghorn really nails it, with just a touch of sweetness and a nice level of toast. This is an Oktoberfest actually worth drinking by the liter.

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Photo of MinRM
4.92/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of DerekOfSeward
4.81/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

In a word: Crisp. This is the crispest beer I've ever had. Everyone kind of makes the same Octoberfest, but this one is amazing. Very deep and satisfying flavor.

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Photo of mlklein27
3.82/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eddiehop
4.02/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mrbauernfeind
4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nuebs
3.41/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Chucker17
3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jws7968
4.03/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zimm421
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chip26
3.67/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ryannel24
3.92/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BuckyBadger02
4.95/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

I love this stuff!!!

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

Photo of Strike00
3.84/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L: pours a light, bright amber color with a head that dissipates quickly.
S: you cane smell the fruit and caramel with the distinct Marzen malt smell
T: That oktoberfest flavor but a brighter, more fruity flavor then a lot of other one ones. Sweet and tasted of caramel and malt. Not much bitterness on the end.
F: medium bodied with not too much carbonation.

O: very solid Oktoberfest. I find myself wanting a bit more bitterness on the end, but very delicious.

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Photo of hollywood_15063
3.97/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of WynnO
3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mcrawford
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Angerhaus
3.91/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rlee1390
3.8/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Rather malty, but not a bad malt like most octoberfests. Slightly watery though.

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

Photo of South2NW
4.01/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Staghorn Octoberfest from New Glarus Brewing Company
3.95 out of 5 based on 1,053 ratings.
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