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Great Lakes Oktoberfest | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Great Lakes OktoberfestGreat Lakes Oktoberfest

Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Fall

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Added by WVbeergeek on 11-04-2003

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4.12/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Yet another great brew from Great Lakes. Beer pours a medium amber with thin white head
a decent clinging lacing on the glass. Nose of caramel, toffee, and medium roasted goodness.
Taste is a perfect session brew with malts up front and on the back with a nice caramel malt
profile and very subtle hop characteristic to give it a zip in balance towards a fantastic smooth
mouthfeel and buttery finish. A most excellent aftertaste with high drinkability.


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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.12/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.27/5  rDev +5.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.09/5  rDev -23.7%

Notes: Best by 10/19/14 (consumed 08/16/14). Poured into a nonic pint

A: [3.00] Nice deep amber color. Forms no head at all. There is barely a wispy white film on the beer. No lacing at all.

S: [2.75] Wheat and slight hops.

T: [3.25] More of the wheat. More sweetness than I expected. The sweetness is a nice element.

M: [3.25] Clean and crisp. There is some carbonation tingle late.

O: [3.00] This is a nice summer evening beer. The malty sweetness is the main draw here. It is not something to go out of your way to get - but I would not turn one down.

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3.6/5  rDev -11.1%

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4.04/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.85/5  rDev -4.9%

Poured a deep and clear amber. A great creamy off-white cap of head lasts well into the beer, aided by a steady stream of effervescence. The aroma is pretty weak, with some mild malt notes. The taste has some nice biscuit notes, a little caramel sweetness and a hint of earthiness. The body has a nice weight to it and there's a little bit of carbonation on the finish. This is a very good lager, but when compared to it's German cousins, it just comes up a little short for me.

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3.64/5  rDev -10.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Great Lakes Oktoberfest from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 2,281 ratings
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