Sam Adams OctoberFest is an exceptional seasonal beer. In fact, it is so good that it is one of the only American beers served this year at Oktoberfest in Munich. Sam Adam’s take on this classic style blends hearty malts for a nice, smooth flavor that any beer drinker will certainly enjoy. Experience the fall atmosphere with a refreshing take on an OctoberFest brew!
About the Brewer
Samuel Adams brewing company is owned and operated by the Koch family. Jim Koch’s father, Charles, was a fifth-generation brewer who eventually left the business during the prohibition era. However, he hid the family recipes in the attic. After a promising career in management consulting, Jim Koch left that field in 1984 with an eye on the beer-brewing business. Today, Samuel Adams is a team of 1200 people and has breweries in Boston, Cincinnati, and Pennsylvania. Sam Adams beers are available in all 50 states and more than 20 foreign countries! They have over 50 different beers suitable for all tastes and desires!
About the Beer
Sam Adams OctoberFest is an easy-to-drink brew. Its appearance is a pleasant amber color with some carbonation. OctoberFest has a caramel malt taste, low bitterness, and some tartness; its aroma has a sweet and nutty caramel smell that is not overwhelming. It is a perfect seasonal brew that is very enjoyable to drink!
Quick Beer Facts
Hop varieties – Tettnang Tettnanger, Hallertau Mittelfrueh.
Malt varieties – Samuel Adams two-row, pale malt blend; Munich-10; Samuel Adams OctoberFest malt; and Caramel 60.
Yeast strain – bottom-fermenting lager
ABV – 5.3% ABV – 4.1% ABW
IBUs – 16
Would You Like This Beer?
For those who are into seasonal beers, or even those who are just casual beer drinkers, Sam Adams OctoberFest is a pleasant choice. It is a delicious American take on a European classic, and Sam Adams got it right—amazing taste, great aroma, and awesome color. OctoberFest pairs best with a steak, brisket, sausage, or bratwurst! Sam Adams OctoberFest is now on tap here at Pete and Elda’s. Stop by today and have a nice pint to complement this fall weather!