Oktoberfest Beer | Lancaster Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lancaster Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
lancasterbrewing.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Oktoberfest uses seven different malts and three varieties of imported and domestic hops, as well as an authentic Bavarian lager yeast. This beer is full-bodied with a nice malt sweetness.

Added by oberon on 10-31-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
205
Reviews:
92
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
12.15%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
20
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0
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into Scandanavian mug.

Clear copper hue with a one finger off-white head. Slowly settles to a thin cap.

Toasted grain with a touch of hoppiness in there, well balanced, but very light. Not as sweet as some Oktoberfests.

Slightly sweet and roasty malts, with a little bit of brown sugar. No bitterness to be perceived. Medium bodied with good carbonation. The finish is some lingering toasty grain. Seems like there is a bit of smokiness in there as well. Not so much like a Rauchbier, but it's a flavor that I noticed.

Decent Oktoberfest which aligns with the gereral style. I felt that there was a bit of "sweetness" that was missing that I usually find in this style.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Single, twelve-ounce bottle just copped from The Palisade Liquor Store in Jersey City...
Appearance: Pours a clear, clean, lucid, tawny, ruddy, orange hue with a minimal head that soon receded and deposited a thin film of lacing around the edge of the serving glass...
Taste: Light-to-medium-bodied flavor, not too heavy on the malts or taste... The typical Oktoberfest bread and butter nuances were there, yet wholly unassertive...
Decent-level of drinkability...
Average, more or less...

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From fall brew tasting notes (2010): Pours a clear copper color with a medium head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of caramel, toffee and berry notes. The taste is caramel, toffee, faint nutty notes and leafy, butter hops. A fruity finish. Medium bodied. A decent beer overall.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Oktoberfest Beer from Lancaster Brewing Company
3.54 out of 5 based on 205 ratings.
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