Leinenkugel's Oktoberfest | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Leinenkugel's OktoberfestLeinenkugel's Oktoberfest
BEER INFO

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

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by garymuchow on 08-30-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,699
Reviews:
496
Avg:
3.11
pDev:
17.04%
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
390
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,699 |  Reviews: 496
Photo of mjurney
3.65/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance:
Deep amber color, clear. Lots of bubbles. Thick head.

Aroma:
Toasted malts, caramel, brown bread, a little herbal hops.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Toasted malts, caramel, brown bread. Hop bitterness is very mild. Finish is mostly dry. Light-medium bodied, dry, easy drinking.

Overall:
It's pretty good.

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Photo of d5001986
3.75/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oline73
2.25/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of NickMunford
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of teamwiggum
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of godawgs
3.76/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FBarber
2.72/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JoshWiningear
4.3/5  rDev +38.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.04/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Zimmerman
3.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Beerma
3.36/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This was my favorite one out of the 12! I was surprised! IT was just the others were gross!

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Photo of ajdemma
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of andrew8626
3.54/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerucee
3/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nothing special. SWA

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Photo of Thirstygoat
3.42/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ktforce
2.29/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Gave this to my wife and opened a firestone. ..

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Photo of bpfrush
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 12packpoet
3.77/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KLHBB
3.59/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sparx1100
3.01/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of fisherbray
3.04/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Gemini6
3.66/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlueShepard19
2.94/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of drbenderdo
3.65/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of matcris
3.94/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a clear copper/amber, finger of off white head that settles quickly to a ring. Moderate carbonation when rocking the glass. Moderate lacing left down the glass. I get a nice caramel note and toasted bread in the aroma, nothing unusual for this style. The flavor is a lot like the aroma. It's a dry beer all the way through, with a slight sticky quality that goes nicely with the caramel notes. Medium light body, and nice, lively carbonation. The beer is probably not going to leave you saying WOW!...but I think it is a very pleasant brew and certainly not an overly sweet mess or a too hoppy version of the style. $11.98 for a 12 pack of Leine's Fall pack, here. I think someone trying to get into beers with more flavor, and not a lot of bitterness, would love this brew.

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Leinenkugel's Oktoberfest from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
3.11 out of 5 based on 1,699 ratings.
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