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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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on draft at beer study in chapel hill. FW teku glass.

pours a dark orangeish red with a nice head. smell is real malty and crisp.taste is so refreshing and exactly what I look for in an oktoberfest. crisp malts. lemon zest, some hops. just great. medium bodied with mild carbonation.

overall possibly the best oktoberfest in existence. lovely.

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Ayinger Oktoberfest 

A/ aggressive pour produces a 2-1/2 finger off white head Resting atop a golden slight slight amber body. Head quickly goes to about a finger and stays there with some pretty good lacing 4

S-smell is kind of faint smelling. Some caramel malt, a fresh grainy smell, slight euro lager smell 3.5

T- wow this is a great Oktoberfest/marzen beer. Light caramel malt, some floral hop taste, roasted corn. It tastes like fall. Very sessionable. 4

M- supurb. Very smooth. Perfect carbonation and viscosity. 4.5

O- one of my favorite oktoberfest beers. There are a few better but not many. Excellent drinkability. I could drink this all day. 4.5


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bomber served in a standard pint glass.

pours a nice, slightly hazy medium amber tone yielding two fingers of frothy, off-white head; decent retention and lacing.

sweet, malty aroma with notes of spice, some breadiness, and toffee pull through in the flavor and are flanked by hints of hops and yeast; makes for a nice, tasty balance. one of the better oktoberfests i've sampled.

medium-bodied, somewhat creamy mouthfeel and average carbonation; IMO the kind of beer that is very enjoyable for a strict run of one or two glasses, then experiences a steep drop-off.

original review on: 09-14-2010

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A- Copper with a decent head that falls fairly quickly.

S- Very sweet, caramel like, with a touch of what, to me, seems to be some toasted malt.

T- Very sweet and malty, full bodied, and I can almost detect the slightest hint of hops on the finish. There's one or two flavor notes I can't quite place my finger on....Maybe fig or date? Honey? I would liken it to a sweet bread.

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I had several of these on tap during Octoberfest event. Out of 10 or so Octoberfest brews this one stood above. The appearance was darker brown but clear with a beautiful head, Smell was of sweet roasted malts and bread, very pleasant. Taste was sweet and roasted not much hops but very very smooth. Mouthfeel is medium to light, you can drink several to many at a time if you are in the mood (and at an octoberfest event you should be in the mood). Fresh on tap was memorable and look forward to it every fall.

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