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
Ranking:
#40,795
Reviews:
94
Ratings:
212
pDev:
11.97%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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7
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Ratings: 212 |  Reviews: 94
Photo of MaltyGoodness
3.58/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle

Pours a clear, amber color with a small eggshell head that maintains.Mild lacing on the glass.

Nice caramel malt aroma with just a hint of herbal hops.

Taste is fresh and caramel malty with a light herbal hop flavor. Finishes quite clean and somewhat bland.

Thin body, mild carbonation.

Easy enough to drink, it's a competent Octoberfest. Worth a try if you run across this.

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Photo of wertschy
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of let8it8grow
3.68/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FickleBeast
3.38/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

Pours a clear dark brown color with a finger of foam that fades quickly. Aroma is pretty mild, some toasty bready malt but not much else.

First sip is... kind of buttery, with a decent amount of sweetness. Minimal hop flavor and mild bitterness. Finishes on the sweet side.

All in all, not bad - but nothing spectacular. I'm pretty sure the buttery flavor is unintentional. That being said, it doesn't ruin the beer, but I would prefer that it finishes a little dryer.

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Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dodo2step
3.8/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

P- Market Cross Pub in Carlisle

Bottle irs really cool looking. I am wondering why it isnt posted on here.

A- Pours a claer fire orange color. somewhat clear yet opaque at the same time. Its a deep fire orange color maybe.

S- spicy malts and floral hops. i can also get clove and/or anise. I might be mistaken but it has a very spicy aroma.

T- german malts mixed with floral hops and i think that is a pumpkin spice in there as well. It is very unique. I also think there is anise as well or some spice to that effect.

M- spicy and an explosion of malts and hops. Very intriguing and interesting. I dont know if i like it or not.

D- seems to be a good session beer. This would be good for when you are our raking leaves and need a cold one.

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Photo of tbeer40
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of BeardedBoffin
3.47/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer presents a clear amber visage, without much to foam to speak of. Mostly malt in the nose, bread and caramel. Rolls across the palate fairly well. Toasted, slightly sweet malt flavors upfront. A bitterness, along with a prickly carbonation, rise toward the end providing some nice balance.

A fine and drinkable, but not outstanding, beer

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Photo of TeachChefs
3.54/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Roberto11232
3.3/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of baconfromwalmart
3.6/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L: Light golden brown with a small ring of lacing.
S: Lightly toasted malt.
T: Slightly sweet, very malty and bready.
F: Just right: on the thinner side but really smooth.

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Photo of TheNightwatchman
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Curt3
3.38/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of harrisjohnson
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of dtivp
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of gr0g
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dedrinker
3.45/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

light amber color, moderate off white head. Fairly tame with some mild grainy malt and a little hint of caramel. Very smooth and drinkable - somewhere between a classic marzen and the lighter versions produced by the Munich breweries for the Octoberfest. It probably falls more on the commercial side of mass-market Octoberfest, but it is unfair of me to compare it to the cream of the crop. Do it if the price is right.

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Photo of Barnsley
4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of Walleybeer
4.08/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of matty
3.58/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Golden colored beer with average aroma.The taste is sweet with an aftertaste of what I think is pumpkin.No bitterness and nothing to offend any of the senses.I would buy this product again and recommend this to all my friends.I am eager to try other beers from this brewery!!

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Photo of FatBoyGotSwagger
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of Wortman1998
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of thgreatrandini
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rojada1988
4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of gory4d
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Oktoberfest Beer from Lancaster Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.51 out of 5 with 212 ratings
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