Oktoberfest Lager Beer | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

Oktoberfest Lager BeerOktoberfest Lager Beer
BA SCORE
3.46/5
324 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#40,964
Reviews:
144
Ratings:
324
pDev:
14.16%
Bros Score:
3.63
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
33
Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.18/5  rDev -8.1%
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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Photo of PDXHops
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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2/5  rDev -42.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Bottled 7/2012.

Pours a hazy dark orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to an oily film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt and caramel. Taste is of malt, caramel, and some metallic flavors on the finish. There is a mild bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty average beer that smells pretty decent but the flavor isn't all that good.

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3.97/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a Kasteel goblet

Appearance- A hazy reddish orange color. Small amount of white head that completely dissipates into 0 head.

Smell- Sweet ripening fruit mostly banana. Malt, bread and wheat are also there.

Taste- Once again, very sweet fruit up front with a super bready malt finish.

Mouthfeel- Medium body with a very clean finish making for a very drinkable brew.

Overall- I like the addition of the sweet fruit notes that alter from a normal Marzen. Well done very drinkable beer with a little more complexity then the usual Oktoberfest.

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2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

Photo of wattoclone
3.96/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bought a few bottles in 2012. Initially it tasted overly sweet and strong notes of citrus peels from the hops. The color is excellent for this style though and the aroma is spot on: woody, burnt sugar, malty and inviting. Last week I found a bottle I had buried in my stash for 2 years in the cool basement at 65-68 degrees and cooled it down for a couple days. I opened today to see what it had become and was pleased to find the citrusy hops had disappeared while the caramel rich malt flavor increased. Drank almost like a dunkelweizen, very smooth, malty and caramel rich with a slightly crisp finish.

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

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3.95/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a standard pint glass.

The beer is a typical copper/caramel color, slight haze that you cannot see through totally. A cream colored head dissipates quickly to a wisp. Lacing is light but present.

The aroma is faint, but pure: malts, sweet caramel.

I like the taste in that it throws no surprises: Malty, sweet caramel, dough, and the hops are so muted they may not be there. Total marzen in my opinion.

The mouthfeel is medium to light bodied, goes down very well.

Overall, I just think this is very easy to drink and holds up to the style. It's not aggressive in any area, it just tastes like a damn marzen, and that's awesome.

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2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Knapp85
3.73/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer poured out as a light brown color with a tan colored head on top. The aroma of the beer is loaded with malty sweetness, some earthy notes as well. The taste of the beer has some very light spice notes with a caramel sweetness in the finish. The mouthfeel of the beer is medium bodied with a decent carbonation to it. Overall this Marzen isn't bad, I thought it was enjoyable and would probably drink it again.

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Oktoberfest Lager Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.46 out of 5 with 324 ratings
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