Octoberfest Lager | Central Waters Brewing Co.

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Octoberfest LagerOctoberfest Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
centralwaters.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

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Added by cdkrenz on 12-09-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
205
Reviews:
60
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
11.9%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
17
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Nolster
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheRock7755
3.64/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cmwilliq
3.59/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sparx1100
3.52/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.54/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sgttibbs
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.53/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RyanTheLion13
3.85/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bplabernie
3.68/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dannycohen62
3.58/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EMH73
3.49/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours an amber color with a half inch white head. Smells of sweet malts, caramel, toffee and a hint of spice. Taste follows the nose but is a bit too sweet IMO. Light bodied and carbonated. It does not stand out among other Octoberfests.

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Photo of MrUse
3.59/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrKarl
3.77/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rimbimhoot
3.65/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Amber, clear
S: Toffee, dark fruit, sweet, caramel
T: Sweet caramel, dark fruit, toasty, light toffee
M: Light, typical for style
O: Good but doesn't stand out. Maybe a little sweet for my taste

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Photo of bbtkd
4.06/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Central Waters Octoberfest Lager, 5.5% ABV, Marzen Oktoberfest. Pours thin to medium viscosity, golden, two finger head with light lacing, with malty bready nose, taste follows with not much bitterness other than a bit of burnt toastiness. Good mouthfeel, and overall an excellent beer from my favorite brewery. This would be a good session beer, this one is disappearing quick.

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of craigbelly
3.74/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of samibr
3.92/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcotom
3.65/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tigg924
3.67/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours clear, orange-brown in color woith 1/2 inch head. Taste is toasted malt, caramel, and slight earthy hops in the finish that provide good balance. Above average tasty lager. I will get this one again come the fall.

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Farral
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Shy5
3.32/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cannibalgasm
3.45/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle.

A: Pours a clear copper amber color with a thin layer of off-white head that lingers for a moment and leaves behind minimal lacing.

S: Scents of sweet bready malts, caramel, nuts, and toffee initially, then some subtle notes of spice from the hops come through.

T: Follows the nose with sweet malts, banana bread, caramel, toffee, and roasted nuts. As well a some subtle hop spiciness on the finish. True to style and quite good.

M: Light to medium in body with a moderate level of carbonation. Very smooth, slightly creamy, and surprisingly crisp on the finish. Goes down nice and easy.

O: Overall a nice easy drinking and enjoyable Marzen. Nothing special but still a good brew that is a lot better then some of the other Oktoberfest's I tried this year. If your a fan of the style I would recommend giving this one a try, it won't blow you away but you will find it pleasantly enjoyable.

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Octoberfest Lager from Central Waters Brewing Co.
3.53 out of 5 based on 205 ratings.
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