Top 10 Oktoberfest Beers 2011

September 27, 2011

Oktoberfest celebrations are taking place all over the country.  For those of us who can't make it out to the festival, breweries seasonal Oktoberfest beer is the next best option.  Traditionally these beers are brewed in March and stored until October when they are tapped.  Oktoberfest beers are brewed with more malts and contain a higher alcohol content.  Whiskey Goldmine, a website dedicated to reviewing beer, wine, spirits, and restaurants, has complied a list of their favorite Oktoberfest beers for 2011. 

1.  Spaten Oktoberfest Marzen- -Germany.  5.9% ABV

2.  Hacker Pschorr Original Oktoberfest—Germany.  5.80% ABV

3.  Paulaner Oktoberfest Marzen—Germany.  6.00% ABV

4.  Slyfox Oktoberfest Lager—Pennsylvania.  5.80% ABV

5.  Ayinger Oktoberfest Marzen—Germany.  5.80% ABV

6.  Stoudts Oktoberfest—Pennsylvania.  5.00% ABV

7.  Great LakesOktoberfest –Ohio.  6.5% ABV

8.  Hofbrau Oktoberfestbier—Germany.  6.30% ABV

9.  Flying Dog Dogtoberfest Marzen—Maryland5.30% ABV

10.  Flying Fish Oktoberfish—New Jersey  5.50% ABV



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Jared's picture

A few American beers ranking higher than their German counterparts? Interesting. I guess you can always improve upon the tried-and-true classic German Oktoberfest beers.