Leinenkugel's Oktoberfest | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
leinie.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Fall

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Added by garymuchow on 08-30-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#46,140
Reviews:
509
Ratings:
1,752
pDev:
16.3%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 1,752 |  Reviews: 509
Photo of TheHopsman
3.32/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mikeg67
3.15/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle. Pours amber with tall, long-lasting, fluffy white head and lively carbonation. Aroma is of grassy hops and bready malt. Body is medium and crisp. Grassy hops and biscuit malt fill the mouth. Finish is medium and dry. Ok brew.

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Photo of Schlitz74
2.75/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This is an average beer, it pours a dark amber colors with a lot of bubbles and a finger or so of an off white soapy bubble head. I poured the beer into a pint glass, and there was a little lacing . This is ok to try if you like Oktoberfest style beers.

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Photo of ksolekjr
3.71/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
3.5/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: brilliant copper amber under a 1" cream colored white foam cap with fair retention

S: rich malt aromas with some corn, a hint of sulfur, and mild bread crust and bread crumb aromas

T: Very lightly sweetened bread crust, with a hint of light toast and a light trace of caramel lead the flavors to a drying, mildly spicy and slightly bitter hop finish

F: moderately creamy and smooth with a medium body and medium plus carbonation

O: The malt is a little one dimensional but this is a drinkable but not great Oktoberfest.

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Photo of William_Paul
3.79/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice and sweet. Low ibu and high malt character. Like it very much. New packaging is nice too.

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Photo of monk2021
3.47/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bbtkd
3.99/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Leinenkugel's Oktoberfest, 5.1% ABV. Pours brownish red, with a two finger white head. Nose is toast, taste follows with slight bitterness. Excellent mouthfeel, overall excellent. I am not a Leinies fan, actually grew up hating them, but this isn't bad. It was a choice between this and BMC, and this was far better.

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Photo of Swampdog
3.37/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Nice amber color, looks like something you want to drink. Not much smell in my first sample , hopefully more later in the pack. Taste pleasant, a little mild for the style. Feels good, just a little sharpness on the tongue. Definitely will have again.

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Photo of bendukes86
2.15/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of DOSchlueter
3.21/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mpyle
3.81/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Amber color, good clarity. Pours a big just off white head, creamy and lingering.

Rich malty nose, almost doppelbock like. Melanoidin rich and sweet smelling.

Malty and sweet in flavor, matching the aroma. Approaches a balance midmouth, but finish skews sweet again. More hop flavor and bitterness as it warms.

Medium body and maybe slightly lower than desired carbonation that amplified the sweetness a bit.

Malty and clean, a little boring, and way too malty sweet in my view.

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Photo of Gaddabble
3.52/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Whistlepiggen
3.48/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bammer21
3.18/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jack_H_91
2.93/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of heerboth
3.28/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dannycohen62
3.33/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TH28
3.7/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jkn09
3.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kazmodaeus
3.49/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: A bit red for my taste in Oktoberfest / Marzen

S: Clean and malty, not a lot of hops

T: A bit heavy in the darker malt notes, not much hop or adjunct, relatively clean

F: A nice full mouthfeel, not lingering beyone a few seconds

O: A bit off the mark for my preferred Marzen, but overall an enjoyable beer anyway

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Photo of badgerbeer1
2.97/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Plenty oktoberfests out there. This is run of mill. Go for others

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Photo of mghtg6
2.77/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Not a fan. Reminds me of Busch heavy, not Marzen.

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Photo of bicyclesandbeer
3.83/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Leinenkugel's Oktoberfest from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.19 out of 5 with 1,752 ratings