Leinenkugel's Oktoberfest | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Leinenkugel's OktoberfestLeinenkugel's Oktoberfest

Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Fall

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Added by garymuchow on 08-30-2002

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3.75/5  rDev +20.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

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4/5  rDev +28.6%

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3.14/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a very pretty, clear brown color with a quarter of a finger of white head that quickly dissolved into a thin halo of foam hat gripped the sides of the glass and formed wispy clouds that partially covered the top of the beer.

Aroma: Not much in the aroma department, either that, or I’m stuffed up. I do get faint, and I mean faint, notes of malt, pretzels, caramel and clover. But very faint.

Taste: Very malty up front, with some nice caramel-like sweetness finished by some nicely balanced hoppy bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium, with some good carbonation to tickle the taste buds. With an ABV of only 5.1%, there is no presence of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: A solid American version of an Oktoberfest beer. Nice and malty and nicely balanced with hops. Good quaff.

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3/5  rDev -3.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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3/5  rDev -3.5%

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3/5  rDev -3.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +20.6%

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1.94/5  rDev -37.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I picked this up in a mix and match section at Fresh market. After one drink it tasted like I was drinking a lite version of an Octoberfest beer, tasted watered down very disappointed as Leinenkugels usually puts out good beer. Even Yuengling tasted better than this

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2.5/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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3/5  rDev -3.5%

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2.03/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Nope, not a fan, opening smelled of wet dog, mouth feel was fine at first, but lingered a hoppy sourness that was off putting.

Would not but a six again, glad I got it as a single bottle. Wasted $1.99

I was expecting much more having seen a lot of marketing for this brewery's beer's but I feel let down on the hype.

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3/5  rDev -3.5%

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Leinenkugel's Oktoberfest from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
3.11 out of 5 based on 1,700 ratings.
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