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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,048 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,048
Reviews: 964
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 88
Gots: 144 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-15-2001)
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Photo of Alieniloquium
3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Specialty Beer Cellar. Served in a hefe glass.

Appearance - Clear amber body with a big white head.

Smell - Bready. A little caramelly. Some floral notes.

Taste - The floral notes come out up front. Kinda sweet. Breadiness is stronger later. Dries out in the back end.

Mouthfeel - Very drinkable. Medium body and kinda sweet, but never gets heavy.

Overall - I thought it was too floral at first, but it keeps things interesting and it's extremely drinkable.

Alieniloquium, Saturday at 12:06 AM
Photo of amvrana
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%

amvrana, Friday at 09:39 PM
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Stashadog, Oct 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

jtransel, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of Bonifeks
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Bonifeks, Oct 17, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +1.3%

RiverCityBeerGuy, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of hopmashian
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

hopmashian, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of Beejaywv
5/5  rDev +25.3%

Beejaywv, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of Phyl21ca
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Bottle: Poured a golden/amber color lager with a huge white foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of clean cereal notes with light grainy notes. Taste is dominated by clean cereal notes with a touch of sweetness and some light grainy notes also noticeable. Body is above average for style with good carbonation. Simple and easy to drink with good balance overall.

Phyl21ca, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of twb0392
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

twb0392, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of OKCNittany
3.93/5  rDev -1.5%

OKCNittany, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of arlingtonjoe
4/5  rDev +0.3%

arlingtonjoe, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of troncaptain
3.75/5  rDev -6%

troncaptain, Oct 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

SaisonRichBiere, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of ThurmondTX
3/5  rDev -24.8%

ThurmondTX, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of mnrider
4.13/5  rDev +3.5%

A: Pours golden yellow. Nice thick white head. Good retention.

S: Grains. More grains. herbal hops. Malts. Crisp.

T/M: Smooth and soft. Creamy and sweet. Crisp with some herbal hop bitterness. Toasted malts. More malts. Those herbal hops are tea like. Some fruity notes pop up. Grainy dryish finish.

O: Excellent German style Lager. I could drink this beer all day long. Well done!

Cheers!!!

mnrider, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of bckayaalp
4/5  rDev +0.3%

bckayaalp, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of JohnFatAss
3.33/5  rDev -16.5%

This was an okay beer.
I was expecting more from a real German Marzen style beer.
This was a little too fizzy. Reminded me of a cheap beer.
Again, it was okay. if I am in the mood for an Oktoberfest, I will pick up another brand.

JohnFatAss, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of Berndt
4.46/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at Die Bierstube in Seattle.

Aroma - rich, malty

Appearance - clear orange, dense white head

Flavor - malty, complex, a little bitterness at end. A bit of nuttiness.

Mouthfeel - medium-light body, moderate carbonation

Overall - wonderful, full-flavored Oktoberfest beer. One of my two favorites of the style, along with Hacker-Pschorr. As someone else mentioned, it's great to drink a liter and taste the changes as it warms. Also very good in a bottle (as long as it's not too old), though draft is best.

Berndt, Oct 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

TimErickson, Oct 13, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +12.3%

Bill_Wylde, Oct 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

GRG1313, Oct 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

gspec, Oct 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Rick778, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of Bonsall_Phil
4.14/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bonsall_Phil, Oct 13, 2014
Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
89 out of 100 based on 2,048 ratings.