Bob's '47 Oktoberfest - Boulevard Brewing Company

Bob's '47 Oktoberfest

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Overall: 8.68/10 by 2 dudes

Standard Deviation: 0.08 or 0.92%

Trend: 8.68/10 over past 5 reviews

Style: Vienna Lager

ABV: 5.80%

IBU: 27

Season: Fall

Have Another: 100%

310 beers rated with a 8.28 average
  • 8.76/10 have another
  • A: 8.0 | T: 9.0 | L: 9.0 | M: 9.0 | O: 9.0
  • sDev: 0.92% Color: Amber
  • Pours a nice amber color with a half inch white thick frothy head. Great retention on the head.

    The aroma is nice. Sweet malts, caramel, and bready notes blend together to make a very pleasant aroma.

    The taste start with sweet malts with caramel and works into a light floral hop flavor with a toasted bready malt finish.

    Light body with medium carbonation. Very drinkable.

    Overall, a very nice beer. Maintains a true to style nature, but is rich and full flavored with a nice balance between the sweet malts and the hops. A very good Octoberfest beer! Try one!
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  • Reviewed: Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 19:23:53
  • Tasted: Thursday, October 25, 2012
  • $1.69 for 12 oz. bottle
1,378 beers rated with a 7.87 average
  • 8.60/10 have another
  • A: 9.0 | T: 8.0 | L: 9.0 | M: 9.0 | O: 9.0
  • sDev: 0.92% Color: Amber
  • Pours clear, of course, with a virgin white, tightly packed, three inch foam. Frothy she becomes as the foam dissipates. Lacing is minor as it quickly retreats back to the glass.

    Aroma is caramel, toasty, bread/cereal malt; leaning toward the toasted bread. Light, stereotypical hop profile. Solid on the nose.

    Taste is sweet as most in the style are. Caramel is balanced by a floral hop presence, creating a crisp beer. The toast and bread come quickly after the finish and last throughout.

    Light body with a medium or better carbonation. Crisp and refreshing on the mouth.

    A solid offering all the way around and one of the better Octoberfest beers I have had over the past year (and I had a lot last year). The sweetness is balanced without being cloying and the crispness of the beer allows for multiple to be had in one sitting. Enjoy!
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  • Reviewed: Monday, November 22, 2010 at 21:42:32
  • Tasted: Monday, November 22, 2010
  • $1.89 for 12 oz. bottle
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  • $1.79, 2 serving(s), 12 oz. bottles
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Malts
  • Amber, Cara 20, Munich Pale, Wheat
Hops
  • Hallertau Tradition, Styrian Goldings, Vanguard