10 Best Oktoberfest Beer Label Designs

September 13, 2012

Craft brewers take a lot of pride in their seasonal beers, which is why so many pair their outstanding Oktoberfest bottles with creative label designs.  I love trying various beers, and I have to admit that names and labels play a large role in helping me determine what to try next.  If you’re looking for a great brew to try this October, the awesome beer label designs below won’t steer you wrong!

1.  Brooklyn Oktoberfest Beer

Simple, clean and instantly recognizable. brooklynoktoberfestlabel.jpg (400×364) - Google Chrome_2012-09-11_14-10-32  

2.  Dogtoberfest Marzen

Flying Dog Brewery continues to unleash winners like this one with a decidedly unique label design. Dogtoberfest Marzen The Beast Has Been Unleashed Flying Dog Brewery - Google _2012-09-11_14-13-07  

3.  Barktoberfest

I don’t know what’s up with dogs and Oktoberfest beer, but I do know I thoroughly enjoy this version by Thirsty Dog Brewery. Google Image Result for http4.bp.blogspot.com_1f53nZMrCssTK53M-h0rzIAAAAAA_2012-09-11_14-35-07  

4.  Bell’s Octoberfest

This beer label design is all October; my favorite feature is the orange leaf background.  


5.  Great Lakes Oktoberfest

Great Lakes Brewing Company is one of my personal favorite brewers, and I particularly like their award-winning Oktoberfest offering.  The label makes me think of an outdoor October festival … and isn’t that what Oktoberfest is all about? WEB Profile Oktoberfest 2012.pdf - Google Chrome_2012-09-11_14-46-41  

6.  Left Hand Oktoberfest

The blue wildcat is a striking break from the norm for Oktoberfest beer label designs. Our Brews - Oktoberfest Left Hand Brewing Company - Google Chrome_2012-09-11_14-50-08  

7.  Bob’s ‘47 Oktoberfest

The big ’47 gets attention up-front, and the overall design makes this beer seem simultaneously vintage and exciting. Boulevard Brewing Company » Bob’s ’47 Oktoberfest - Google Chrome_2012-09-11_14-52-56  

8.  Berkshire Oktoberfest Lager

The bright orange label with a centered sketch makes this Oktoberfest beer label design stand out. Berkshire Brewing Company - Google Chrome_2012-09-11_14-54-10  

9.  Penn Oktoberfest

Makes me wish my local BW3’s had a bar maid so capable. Google Image Result for httpwww.pennbrew.comPortals0O-Fest%2520Logo.jpg - _2012-09-11_14-59-35  

10.  Old Dominion

This beer label design embodies the spirit of beer drinking! Dominion Octoberfest Releasing Early Dominion Oktoberfest – Beer Street Journal _2012-09-11_15-02-57

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Brian Morris serves in various capacities as a freelance writer, content developer and public relations specialist for growing small businesses. When he’s not writing, he can be found on the racquetball court - usually getting his tail kicked by guys 20 years older.

Anonymous's picture
January 07, 2016 03:22 am #

Flying Dog Brewery can do no wrong in my eyes.

Anonymous's picture
January 07, 2016 03:22 am #

Agree 100%

Anonymous's picture
January 07, 2016 03:22 am #

Oktoberfest and Halloween naturally go well together. Just as Christmas and Halloween do (see the movie, Nightmare Before Christmas).

Anonymous's picture
January 07, 2016 03:22 am #

David, I think Halloween is cool with anything - especially Oktoberfest beer label designs!

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