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Ayinger Jahrhundert Bier - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
89
very good

726 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 726
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
Germany

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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Reviews by jamie2dope:
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jamie2dope

Massachusetts

4.28/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I am not sure if I have had this before, but I was craving a German Lager today, and this was the first bottle that caught my eye. Poured in to a Sam Adams Noble Pils glass, it comes out a clear golden straw color, with a finger of white heading, and a lot of tiny carbonation bubbles shooting to the top of the glass. The nose comes in with lots of grain husk and a certain mineral quality. Huge malty grain in the flavor, with bittering hops giving it a nice edge. Mouthfeel is light, crisp and entirely refreshing. It strikes me as a beer I could sit and drink all day. A true gem of a beer here.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2011 23:02:31 | More by jamie2dope
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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.
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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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Beautiful dark straw, finely cloudy to small degree, a finger of white head that kicks back to lasting cap, and hangs for the ride.

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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Appearance: Crystal clear golden color with nice carbonation coming up from the bottom and building into a great foamy white head. Some lacing, but nothing notable.

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Ayinger Jahrhundert Bier from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
89 out of 100 based on 726 ratings.