Löwenbräu Oktoberfestbier
Löwenbräu AG

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From:
Löwenbräu AG
 
Germany
Style:
Festbier / Wiesnbier
Ranked #60
ABV:
6%
Score:
82
Ranked #26,823
Avg:
3.6 | pDev: 15.56%
Reviews:
111
Ratings:
83
Status:
Active
Rated:
Oct 24, 2022
Added:
Sep 24, 2002
Wants:
  29
Gots:
  27
SCORE
82
Good
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Rated: 3.68 by HopBelT from Belgium

Oct 04, 2022
 
Rated: 4.24 by Eman17 from Illinois

Sep 21, 2022
 
Rated: 3.61 by BarrelAgedG from California

Aug 12, 2022
 
Rated: 4 by NorbertB1974 from Germany

Dec 18, 2021
 
Rated: 3 by altrio

Oct 19, 2021
 
Rated: 3.04 by Houborg1 from Denmark

Oct 01, 2021
 
Rated: 3.24 by samEBC from Belgium

Sep 22, 2021
 
Rated: 3.71 by bmaggot from Lithuania

Feb 14, 2020
 
Rated: 3.5 by EOC from Mexico

Nov 30, 2019
 
Rated: 3.21 by Robertas from Lithuania

Nov 12, 2019
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Reviewed by JonnoWillsteed from England

3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
L- Clear gold, 1Cm white head.
S- Reminds me of regular Lowenbrau, it is creamier and richer than mainstream (high-end) German beer.
T- Entirely German, nothing out of place, the difference is in it's rich creaminess.
F- As Above.
O- I remember ascending after a challenging night-dive in the Gulf of Suez back in the 90s. I'd barely collapsed up onto the boats open deck, full gear on, when I was handed two bottles of ice cold 'Lowie'. That was magical, this one is pretty good too.
500ml bottle BB 08/2020
Nov 09, 2019
 
Rated: 3.48 by MTKATL from Georgia

Oct 09, 2019
 
Rated: 4.35 by DrBass from Maryland

Sep 22, 2019
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Reviewed by Snowcrash000 from Germany

3.77/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours a clear, golden coloration with a slight amber hue, large, fluffy head and slightly visible carbonation. Smells of doughy, grainy malt and lighter floral, grassy hops. Taste is good balance between doughy, bready malt and floral, grassy hops, with just a hint of a certain mineral note. Finishes with a light bitterness and some grainy malt and grassy hops lingering in the aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel with a medium body and carbonation.

This is noticeably less sweet than most other Festbiers, I've had so far, which I quite like. Also has a bit more depth to it, with a bit more grainy malt and floral hops in addition to the typical doughy malt and grassy hops. While it can't quite compete with Paulaner's Festbier, it's still one of the better examples of the style in my opinion.
Sep 17, 2019
 
Rated: 3.7 by S_McAteer_95 from Ireland

Oct 14, 2018
 
Rated: 4.22 by Macamah from England

Oct 09, 2018
 
Rated: 3.86 by thatsmyspot from Italy

Sep 29, 2018
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Reviewed by Dentist666 from Russian Federation

4.02/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
6.1% ABV.
Clear golden beer with thick white head, nice retention.
Smell - typical, distinctive, maerzen smell - malty, biscuity.
Taste - relatively sweet, malty, toasted, noble bitter bite in the finish.
Medium body and carbonation.
Sep 26, 2018
 
Rated: 3.6 by tottel from Netherlands

Sep 21, 2018
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Reviewed by monkist from Hungary

3.67/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
This is maybe the first German Oktoberfest beer that I had - but I must say that it isn't as good as an Austrian märzen...
German beers have a sort of sickening sweetnedd and yeast overtone that was also taken over by many Euro Lagers and what I don't like... so although this beer feels quality, it is somewhat a letdown compared with their Austrian counterparts (those are being much hoppier and fresh). Wonder why there is such a cult of German beers...
Sep 11, 2018
 
Rated: 3.38 by brewnme from Maine

Nov 15, 2017
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Reviewed by Hanglow from Scotland

3.38/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Pours gold, great clarity, small head.

Lightly sweet, touch of floral hop. Inoffensive.

Taste brings more malt character, some golden syrup sweetness, touch of bitterness.

Full body that suits it well,, some slickness, nice carb.

Overall it's ok, and at 6.1% it's lacking in flavour, aroma and any sort of sessionability.
Oct 21, 2017
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Reviewed by OlaB from Norway

3.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Pours a clear golden color with small top off white headbthat disolves rather quickly. Aroma is sweet with bready malts,grass,hay and some herbal notes. The flavours sweet and malty it finishes off with some herbal hop and a mild bitterness. Aftertaste disappear rather quickly. medium carbonated with a medium body. smooth and clean mouthfeel, but a little bland. All in all is a rather good and drinkable oktoberfestbier, but not very exiting. Easy to drink some off these in a session.
Oct 14, 2017
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Reviewed by nordsee from Germany

2.19/5  rDev -39.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
clear golden color

balanced, light ... or rather not existing smell

malty, sweet taste, with slight bitter notes at the end

finishes dry

= below average märzen
Oct 11, 2017
 
Rated: 3 by YvesB from Belgium

Oct 10, 2017
 
Rated: 3.5 by Fettpopps from Massachusetts

Sep 15, 2017
 
Rated: 3.5 by Goofster from Sweden

Sep 01, 2017
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Reviewed by dd53grif from Michigan

3.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
Pours a gold color with a minimal head that disappears quickly. No discernable aroma. Tastes of creamy malts. Finishes with a slight hoppy bitterness. Smooth mouth feel.
May 30, 2017
 
Rated: 3.84 by Dkline39 from Illinois

Nov 29, 2016
 
Rated: 3.23 by qcghost from North Carolina

Oct 04, 2016
 
Rated: 4.02 by Rhettroactive from Virginia

Sep 26, 2016
 
Rated: 2.77 by Yoann from France

Sep 20, 2016
 
Rated: 2.5 by ThisSeasonsWaifu from Sweden

Sep 16, 2016
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Reviewed by aleigator from Germany

2.46/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
Pours a golden, filtered colored beer with a soon vanishing head.

Nose is pretty muted, some straw and a faint note of herbal hops, almost nothing is going on here.

Has a medium, yet lively carbonation with a light, refreshing, but sweet mouthfeel.

Tastes of sweet, cakey malts coated straw and a bright mineral quality. Finishes wheaty sweet, with a faint, late dryness, which remains almost unrecognizable.

Boring, pretty thin for its higher abv and one-dimensional, with no taste evolution at all.
Aug 26, 2016
 
Rated: 3.09 by CBrodbeck from Florida

Jun 03, 2016
 
Rated: 3 by MasterRigger from North Carolina

Apr 04, 2016
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

3.21/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Aroma doesn’t come through but flavor does, slightly bitter, but delicious. pours and looks great, thick head, and lots of lacing on the glass. Good, but other Munich brews are slightly better....
Mar 24, 2016
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Reviewed by Ciocanelu from Romania

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Crystal clear golden color with white head. Classic bread crust and honey on the aroma. Taste starts with a slight honey sweetness, follows with grains and bread and finishes slightly bitter. Body and carbonation are medium. No doubt it's a well made beer but still, Märzen / Oktoberfest beers are not a style I enjoy too much.
Jan 06, 2016
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Reviewed by josanguapo from Spain

3.78/5  rDev +5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75
Can from Hipercor. In Paulnaer glass. At lunch. With Papas Aliñás and Turkey nuggets. Ultradrinkable. Nice taste without much bitterness. Avg 3.95

29 Oct 2017. Can. From Hipercor. In Bavaria glass. At lunch, with rice with shrimps. Very drinkable, with fresy grassy hoppyness. A bit less malty than others in the style but very refreshing
Oct 18, 2015
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