Octoberfest Lager | Central Waters Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by cdkrenz on 12-09-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
206
Reviews:
60
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
11.9%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
17
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 206 |  Reviews: 60
Photo of AdmiralOzone
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Gobearswalter34
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Another solid octofest. Heavy on the Carmel biscuit, with a balanced clove. Not super sweet. Slight German bite after. Not much head on the pour. A little lighter on the color. Nice. Not everything comes together in the end.

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Photo of mnredsoxfan69
3.82/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WalterDragon
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of Bpierso1
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of geekrot
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of Acubflem
3.12/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of MillerMan16
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of campfirebrew
3.52/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of jsh420
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of cardinals22
2/5  rDev -43.3%

Photo of ksimons
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of onlymurderers
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of tdmccarthy
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of green_plastic
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of jzlyo
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of KindaFondaGoozah
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of robear
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of mattmarka1
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Westuh
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of DersOne
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of XmnwildX12
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of BeerFMAndy
3.27/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle poured into an imperial pint.
4.2% ABV

A - Central Waters Octoberfest pours a bright pumpkin orange color which lacks any sort of visible carbonation. A moderately retained cream-colored head leaves some delicate, patchy lacing on the pint but the thin skim left over allows the aroma to escape easily.

S - Toasty Vienna malt undertones and Munich sweetness capture the bready essence of an Oktoberfestbier but muted fruity notes of fig and dirty apricots take away from the overall crisp, malty presence of this lager.

T - Maintaining it's malt-forward profile, this Octoberfest offers an overarching bready characteristic that's smeared with light fruit jam; a reiteration of the aroma that shows promise for a malty lager but shouldn't suggest fruit.

M - This easily drinkable lager starts with a modest level of carbonation that leaves the beer smooth from start to finish where dryness finishes.

O - Central Waters Octoberfest has a lovely golden amber color that foreshadows it's malt forward aroma and flavor, which shine with bready characteristics but it's constant reminder of fruity undertones found in this lager distract from the core of the style. Smooth and drinkable, this fall beer does have it's place.

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Photo of USAF77
3.59/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A lovely looking Beer to poor with a rich head that soon disappears. Really a pretty deep gold.

Moderate hoppy smell without a whole lot of character. My nose is poor tho.

This is a rather sweet beer without the crispness of regular lager and certainly not the dryness in the after taste that leaves you begging for the next sip. I have to say tho I really, really, like the taste of this beer. A sweet malty joy that I could see with a bratwurst despite its shortcomings.

It takes a really bad beer for me not to see any good in it. However, and Im not one for sweetness in my Beers, I still liked this one pretty well.

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Octoberfest Lager from Central Waters Brewing Co.
3.53 out of 5 based on 206 ratings.
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