Get A Taste Of Germany In T.O. With Oaktoberfest

on October 2, 2013

While Bavarians are in full Oktoberfest swing, and the massive tents of Munich are full to overflowing with joyful celebrants, we are just starting to get our dose of German and German-style Oktoberfest beers here in Ontario. Black Oak’s Oaktoberfest is the first one to come across my desk (or more specifically, into my fridge). Black Oak is known for making some excellent British-style beers (their Pale and Brown are both solid brews), as well as some newfangled styles (Ten Bitter Years is epic, and their barrel-aged Saison is quite something; more on that in another post though). So I’m excited to review a German-style beer from them. I know I had last year’s iteration of this beer because a) Untappd told me so, and b) I do have memories of drinking it. I believe those memories were made on a night of Oktoberfest-esque consumption, so I certainly don’t have any tasting notes from the experience. The good news, is this year I sampled it at home, and took photos and made notes and everything. And here they are:

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