Oktoberfest Lager Beer | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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79
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314 Ratings
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Oktoberfest Lager BeerOktoberfest Lager Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
Wisconsin, United States
lakefrontbrewery.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by jackndan on 08-30-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
314
Reviews:
140
Avg:
3.44
pDev:
14.24%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
32
For Trade:
0
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3.42/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Lakefront Oktoberfest pours a hazy orange color with a finger of head that quickly drops to a cap. The aroma is a nice, rich caramel malt with some sweet grains. The malts become more rich and sweet on the tongue, along with a fairly strong grain flavor I've noticed in other Lakefront lagers. The mouthfeel is heavier than expected, with a carbonation level that would be on point with a lighter body. Overall, Lakefront's Oktoberfest is another decent stab at the style.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked this up via the single bottle in Totowa now that most of the Octoberfests and Marzens are disappearing from the shelves. I'm usually not a fan of this style since they tend to be a bit too watered-down for me but this his the spot nicely. The body was nice, nothing was too overpowering and even though this was a bit stronger than I envisioned, it would make for a nice fall session beer.

The pour to this was sufficient - almond-hued, clear, with a decent head and almost no lacing to be seen. The mouthfeel was creamy and toasty with a decent amount of caramel malt underneath followed by some smoky wood flavors. A bit like the Flying Fish Octoberfest or Yuengling Lager but with one catch: carbonation was virtually nil here. A bit cloying in the back but certainly enjoyable, enough to remind me of a fall day once the air chilled down and the leaves were all gone.

This was just a bit too strong but was better than the lighter bodied and hued Octoberfests that I've had in recent years. It won't blow anyone one away but for a fall seasonal, this would be a great choice that can be appreciated by nearly all.

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3.18/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Man I cannot believe the amount of Lakefront beer we have been receiving in Reno, NV! Anyways, nice appearance, Lakefront's stuff always has the professional look from a clarity and otherwise appearance viewpoint. Auburn in color, mostly white head, nice lace, retention. Sweet and somewhat grainy aromas. Smells like fall in Wisconsin.

Mild notes of caramel and nuts complimented by the bready nature, although you wouldn't know it from looking at it. Hops virtually undiscernable, which is to say, it is made to style. Toffee as well is minimal. This is a somewhat crowd pleaser, not very thick, easy enough to drink. Nothing special.

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12 ounce bottle poured into a mug. Hazy amber with a modestly sized head. Decent retention, though, and a bit of lace. Smells pretty tame- toasty and bready grains, some floral hops- but tastes more interesting than advertised. Grainy and almost gritty at times with a robust feel in spite of the rather modest caramel sweetness. Dryish finish that shows off grassy and floral hops with a touch of tanginess. I wouldn't necessarily seek this one out again, but it grew on me.

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Oktoberfest Lager Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
3.44 out of 5 based on 314 ratings.
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