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Ayinger Jahrhundert Bier - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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very good

727 Ratings

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Ratings: 727
Reviews: 466
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 40
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying visit their website

Style | ABV
Dortmunder / Export Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-08-2001)
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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a straw-pale yellow color with a fluffy, brightly colored white head that sticks slowly falls, leaving nice patches and rings of lace. Bubbles of carbonation shoot up the glass all the while.

S: Raw grains, loads of honey, apple, a slight twinge of earthy hops. This thing is robust and complex--reminds me of a helles lager on steroids.

T&M: Yummy. This is a very flavorful lager. Clean grain taste up front gives way to noble hops that bitter with a spicy, lightly herbal taste. The finish is sweet, but not cloyingly so, and showcases flavors of honey, lemon, herb, and pale malt. Well done. Body is light with an aggressive carbonation that tingles well without negatively impacting flavor.

D: Flavorful and light, this one is quite the easy drinker. It's got enough flavor to go with food or on its own. I may prefer something just a tad bit hoppier to session with, but this beer would do just fine.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2009 00:01:17 | More by BamaBeerBuff
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours very pale, straw yellow, big foamy head, lots of apparent fizziness, nice retention.
Smell of earthy maltiness, a bit sweet, spicy and noble hops.
Spicy hop bitterness from the first gulp, earthy, a bit sulphuric, kinda woody too. Low malty sweetness, very faint fruitiness, some white bread. Finish is rather bitter (a small touch of coins), leaves nice hoppy spiciness in the aftertaste.
Light bodied, kinda fizzy tho. Very refreshing and crisp despite it's bitterness.
Great hops, a great Dortmunder.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - clear, pale straw color with white head

Smell - bready, doughy, butter, hint of honey sweetness

taste - baked biscuit, butter, hint of honey

mouthfeel - crisp, medium bodied, medium carbonation

overall - good representation of a style not readily available in the marketplace. worth a try

price point - $3.59/16.9 oz bottle

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3.76/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Appearance : golden color with white foamy head.
Smell : grassy and hoppy aromas.
Taste & mouthfeel : malty and hoppy flavors with a slightly bitter finish.
Overall : a good beer in the style Dortmunder.

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Nice bready/crackery malt aroma with just enough sweet,light noble hop spice, and super tasty, even lighter, aroma of lager yeast.

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Overall: Another great beer from Ayinger and one I would highly recommend to lager lovers everywhere. This is a magnificent beer to emphasize how flavorful lagers can be- the bready bitterness makes this a fantastic beer. Would highly recommend.

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Ayinger Jahrhundert Bier from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
89 out of 100 based on 727 ratings.