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Oktoberfest

SaraMiller Sep 29, 2007 01:25 PM

What's everyone's favorite Oktoberfest beer? Looking to branch out and looking for something that can be found locally (Shadyside--Pittsburgh)

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    18465 RE: SaraMiller Oct 2, 2007 06:49 AM

    otter creek autmn brew/octoberfest.. something like that. It has falling leaves on the label. Uses Hallertau and Tetnang hops as is traditional bavarian brew. Very authentic and delicious.

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      yankeefan RE: SaraMiller Oct 2, 2007 06:52 AM

      havent been a fan of these beers until this year oddly enough Ive really enjoyed them.

      Sam Adams Oktoberfest is very untraditional but very good and Sierra Nevada is top notch. The most traditional that hits the right flavor for the season is Victory's Festbier.

      Not a huge fan of the pumpking seasonals, too much spice going on there.

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        cwdonald RE: yankeefan Oct 2, 2007 02:45 PM

        For a pumpkin beer I would highly recommend Dogfish Head Punkin' Ale (not too spicy, and a fabulously balanced beer.)

        Locally, I would recommend Flying Fish October Fish.

      2. trentyzan RE: SaraMiller Oct 2, 2007 02:50 PM

        I had Hacker-Pschorr Münchner Dunkel at an Oktoberfest last weekend, but I don't know where to find it bottled or on tap. One to look for, though. Good stuff.

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