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

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very good

1,841 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,841
Reviews: 940
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 79
Gots: 98 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying visit their website

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-15-2001)
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

Poured from pint bottle into a chilled lager glass.

Appearance: Light amber/dark golden in color, like a 24 karat gold bar. A fluffy, cotton like 2 1/2 finger head that dissipated into a ring which lasted the whole session.
Very bubbly, like champagne. Nice lacing!

Aroma: Yeast, bread, fruits? Can't quite put my finger on it but it has a fruity smell, almost like can peaches or Asian pear. Whatever it is it makes this beer smell inviting.

Taste & mouth feel: Rich and tasty. Bready yeast up front followed by a nice malt sweetness that's subtle. finishes with a nice mellow bitterness that pulls the beer together.
Creamy and smooth but not slick. The carbonation bubbles offer a nice stinging sensation while tasting the beer. The best way to describe the mouth feel of it is "rough silk". Creamy yet prickly at the same time.

Very good Marzen. I would definitely buy this again and recommend it to others. I only wish the ABV was a little higher because one pint bottle isn't enough.

RexBanner, Monday at 09:32 PM
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A- foamy white head with medium lacing. Amber/Honey gold

S- clean, malty, only slightly bready

T- biscuity, toasted malts, easy to drink, not as strong of a bread taste as I would've expected

M- balanced, smooth, lighter than expected

O- Never really got into october fest - marzen beers, so I went down to the local craft beer store for a marzen tasting and was pleasantly surprised. I expected this beer to be heavy, yeasty, very breadlike and it wasn't. I found it to be easy to drink and pleasant. I definitely will start drinking more beers like this.

Dwkasper, Friday at 11:45 AM
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Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
89 out of 100 based on 1,841 ratings.