The Hop Review loves all beer, from pale ales and IPAs to stouts and porters. But what about Schwarzbier, Gose and Scotch Ales? There are countless styles that are little known, misconstrued, or in the very least worth exploring. And that is exactly what we are going to do. With each post we will explore a style's unique history, characteristics and vitals; not to mention offer a few suggestions for each style – from old world classics to new world interpretations. First up: Oktoberfest.