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Oktoberfest Lager Beer | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Fall

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Added by jackndan on 08-30-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,456
Reviews:
144
Ratings:
326
pDev:
14.16%
Bros Score:
3.63
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
34
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 326 |  Reviews: 144
Photo of pauldig
3.79/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of maedhros09
3.65/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Typical amber with relatively little head and poor retention. A very malt-centric marzen. Enjoyable and fairly drinkable, with that caramelly almost fruity aroma and taste. Little hops to speak of, and not all that distinctive.

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Photo of jmarko579
3.29/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bplabernie
2.98/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of dannycohen62
3.9/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Vonerichs
3.87/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DabblinWiscCraft
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a single bottle as part of a build-your-own-six-pack at the Trig's Cellar 70 in Rhinelander. The best-by date suggests this one is good for about four more months. Poured right from the fridge into my Lakefront pint glass.

L: Pours a bright copper with about an inch-and-a-half of off-white head that dissipates fairly quickly down to just a ring and leaves very little lacing on the glass. Quite clear with lazy, intermittent visible carbonation.

S: Really not a whole lot going on in the nose. There's a bit of malty sweetness--a bit like sweetbread. Just a bit of a buttery quality, along with a touch of earthiness and corn. If I strain a bit, I can make out the slightest touch of fruitiness, almost like a weak cider.

T: Bread-like and sweeter malts up front, colored by some earthiness and a bit of stewed corn. The middle brings just a touch of tartness/astringency, while the malts continue to exert their influence. The back end registers a bit on the sweet side--again, it seems to be coming from the malts, but there's still that lingering corn quality. A bit more of the earthiness some hop tartness to close things out. The flavor profile is pleasant but not especially engaging.

F: This one is one the lighter side of medium-bodied. It drinks a bit flat, though there is a touch of creaminess from the carbonation. Tartness is present, but it never reaches the point of bitter, in keeping with the style. No stick to speak of. Quite drinkable, overall.

O: I've have my share of Märzens, and this one wouldn't rank too highly on the list, though it does offer pleasant flavor and nice drinkability. I wouldn't discourage anyone from giving it a go, but I probably won't be returning to this one (especially given the fact that New Glarus's Staghorn is significantly better and less expensive that this offering from Lakefront).

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Photo of thebigredone
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours clear copper gold under a 1” off-white foam cap that quickly collapses to a thick film.
S: Rich malts and light spice aromas.
T: Has a malty palate, slightly sweet with a gentle hop accent on the finish.
F: Medium body and medium carbonation.
O: a good, easy to drink Oktoberfest.

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Photo of milwaukee512
4.19/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice and light for an Oktoberfest.

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Photo of rossracing
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ovaltine
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ALC82
4/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of redleg411
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of vette2006c5r
3.3/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Oktoberfest pours an amber color with a big lacing head. There is a very sweet aroma, hints of caramel. The taste is sweet, some roasted caramel flavors, but very earthy. Body is a bit flat, watery body. Overall its an okay oktoberfest.

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Photo of mds1101
2.94/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Sir_Illo
3.48/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of JamesRShepherd
4.2/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of Sweffin
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of adeliciousadventure
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of DuffDaddy
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

mixed six from Plantation Total Wine

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Photo of Turbo
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of EddieJoe
3/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of Dovers
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Oktoberfest Lager Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.46 out of 5 with 326 ratings
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