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Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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2,149 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,149
Reviews: 985
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 93
Gots: 173 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-15-2001

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Radiant orange body with a small white cap. Aromas of lager yeast, subtle spice, fruity malt. Smells true to style. Clean and easy drinking. A good Oktoberfest bier is a thing of beauty. It's that time of year. A solid German brew.

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

love most everything ayinger... pours a dark straw color. wary of ANYTHING of a straw color, though.... but a decent head.
lighter smell than expecting....sweet, caramel-y malt aroma.
taste is of the same. more lager-y than oktoberfest-y to me. the sweet malts make this seem less of a 'seasonal' than a regular, such as the other german perennials...
overall, typical ayinger.... commercial, but very nice tasting and average 5- 5.8% abv. except for the celebrator, of course. great session beers, normally. straight 80's in my opinion...

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

Appearance: Pours a clear copper with a creamy, fluffy, off-white head that thins to a shiny half-inch layer, which remains throughout most of the beer.

Smell: Predominantly malty in the nose. There are bready, caramel and toffee notes, as well as a hint of fruitiness and a light leafy hop aroma.

Taste: Strong toasty and bready malt flavors are evident upfront. There's a light fruity sweetness in the center that fades to a nice leafy hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied, moderate carbonation, with a nice, lightly dry finish.

Drinkability: Light and easy to drink, but very flavorful.

Overall: A nicely done Oktoberfest, a perfect match for the cooling temperatures.

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This beer pours a brown amber color. Clear. Decent off white light foam. Smell is of mild German hops, very mild. Flavor is pretty good. Lots of delicious malt. Darker malt... not quite roasted but getting very close. Firm bitterness keeps this a fairly dry beer. Medium body. Smooth.

Overall: I tasted 3 OFests one per day, three days in a row, and this was the best. It was the least sweet and had the most malt flavor
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A: clear orange/amber, 2 finger up + down head, patchy lacing

S: grain, malt, light floral nose

T: sweet corn, malt, earthy, crisp finish

M: med/light body, solid carbonation, slight
prick on tongue, semi-dry mouth

O: Very refreshing Oktoberfest. Highly recommend
this and will have it again. Flavorful, but
also could down quite a few. Get your
Bavarian brew fest on with this fine
imported gem.


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Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
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