oktoberfest!
  • FuzzyFuzzy
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    Spaten octoberfest, my favorite.

    What's yours?
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  • scoobscoob
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    Spaten is damned good, But I also like the hacker pschorr fest bier, it's just gotta be draft, the bottled stuff is hit or miss
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  • C_BC_B
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    Great Lakes Oktoberfest blew me away last time I had it. But I was really thirsty and haven't had a ton of O-fest's to compare to. I need to try to find Spaten...
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  • ceanntceannt
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    Spaten is good ... Paulaner is good ... Flying Dog is good .... kind of partial to mine too...
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  • ceanntceannt
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    Always wanted to try Aiyinger. ... pardon the spelling ...
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  • C_BC_B
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    ceannt said:

    Spaten is good ... Paulaner is good ... Flying Dog is good .... kind of partial to mine too...


    Got a Sixer of that. Now it's gone because of the birthday party. And I didn't get but a sip.
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  • FuzzyFuzzy
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    still can't find the dogtoberfest. nowhere i go has it. :((
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  • FuzzyFuzzy
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    ceannt said:

    Always wanted to try Aiyinger. ... pardon the spelling ...



    i've only ever seen it in single, 16 oz bottles. but it's a good one.
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  • ceanntceannt
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    still can't find the dogtoberfest. nowhere i go has it. :((



    It's at the grocery store I go to ........
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  • scoobscoob
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    Mine too
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  • scoobscoob
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    Anyone try the bells Oktoberfest? How is it this year?
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  • scoobscoob
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    The bells is a tough one to find out here
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  • FuzzyFuzzy
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    azscoob said:

    Anyone try the bells Oktoberfest? How is it this year?



    i had it last year and didn't think much of it.
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  • FuzzyFuzzy
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    not bad, just not as good as any of the imported ones that i enjoy.
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  • ceanntceannt
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    The few offerings I have had from Bells didn't impress me all that much ...
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  • ceanntceannt
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    Not bad .... just not great
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  • ThymThym
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    Spaten octoberfest, my favorite.

    What's yours?



    i had me some spaten o'fest on the cruise home sunday. yummy. great boating beer.
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  • scoobscoob
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    Tried Sam Adams o-fest, meh overall, not cherry wheat bad but just middle of the road one dimensional
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  • scoobscoob
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    Honestly, I would have rather spent the money on Molsen Canadian, at least it is what it is advertised as.
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  • ThymThym
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    azscoob said:

    Honestly, I would have rather spent the money on Molsen Canadian, at least it is what it is advertised as.



    Molsen Ice is better....
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  • FuzzyFuzzy
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    azscoob said:

    Tried Sam Adams o-fest, meh overall, not cherry wheat bad but just middle of the road one dimensional



    yep.
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  • FuzzyFuzzy
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    ceannt said:

    The few offerings I have had from Bells didn't impress me all that much ...



    the only thing i really like from bell's (having not tried the $18/sixer stouts) are two hearted and oarsman ale. the rest are lame.
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  • C_BC_B
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    Found Spaten. Is yummy.
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  • FuzzyFuzzy
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    has anyone had red hoptober from new belgium? should i bother? that brewery is very meh.
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  • BenvarineBenvarine
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    I've had the Redhoptober. It's okay. I think most beers are worth trying. I thought it was going to be a Marzen style, but it is not, it's a bit hoppy. I don't think it fits a style.
  • ThymThym
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    has anyone had red hoptober from new belgium? should i bother? that brewery is very meh.



    Benvarine said:

    I've had the Redhoptober. It's okay. I think most beers are worth trying. I thought it was going to be a Marzen style, but it is not, it's a bit hoppy. I don't think it fits a style.



    Yeah, it doesn't really fit into the normal octoberfest fare. Its basically a fairly malty red that is hopped like an ipa. I thought it was pretty good, but I wasn't looking for a marzen.

    scoob
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