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Sep 15 2010

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Warsteiner Oktoberfest

After having Beck’s, Stoudts, Sam Adams, Iron Hill, and a few other Oktoberfest brews, I decided to try something new this September.  The beer pours a rich deep amber color with a modest white head.  The first taste had me twist my head just a bit.  The taste is grassy and floral as I expected, but the finish has a slightly spicy taste to it which was unexpected.  The hops are well balanced with the maltiness of the beer, but unfortunately neither stand out as much as I would have liked.

Another oddity is that halfway through the first beer, I can’t tell if I like it or not.  It’s not a bad beer, but it’s also not one that stands out.  In my opinion, Beck’s and Stoudts have far superior Oktoberfest brews.

Well I have 23 more to drink, but I think I’ll pass on this beer in the future.

Here’s the review from RateBeer.com.

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