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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,860 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,860
Reviews: 941
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 79
Gots: 107 | 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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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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, Sep 12, 2014
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4.47/5  rDev +12.3%

Cold bomber into tulip

Appearance - Clear, orange-amber, big fluffy 2 finger head with excellent retention, epic sticky lacing

Smell - Smell conjuring thoughts of fresh baked yeasty bread, slightly toasted, clean and sweet maltiness. Not detecting much hop presence.

Feel and Taste - Medium body starts crisp and finishes super creamy smooth, carb is gentle but prevalent, awesome. Taste is like nose, very reminiscent of toasty fresh baked bread, a touch of bakers yeast, honey, faintly nutty malt. Hops are finally present in the semi-sweet finish with a little lingering/drying hop grassy/spiciness to balance, but this bad boy is all about the malts.

Overall - Damn, this is a good beer and I really enjoyed it. This is what I imagine when I think "Octoberfest". It's just a wonderfully balanced, super flavorful malt bomb. Maybe it's most impressive quality is it's semi-sweet, bready malt nature that somehow remains very drinkable and non-cloying; delicious, liquid bread.

Redneckwine, Sep 12, 2014
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Clear light amber pour with a hint of garnet. Massive head with excellent lacing and retention. The nose is sweet biscuit malt with a little caramel over a faint, almost citric, spiciness. Nice light medium body with a slick smooth texture that approaches creamy. Slightly above normal carbonation with a good bit of effervescence on the finish. The flavor profile is quite nice, a bit complex, and very well balanced. The sweet malt flavors are there, but not to the extent that they are overpowering. It begins with sweet biscuit, flows to a caramel note and then the effervescence cleans the palate and allows the complexity to escape. The middle presents a multitude of subtle flavors - citric, dark fruit, light bitterness and spicy hops. The smooth finish leaves you with a blend of the aforementioned flavors.

tillmac62, Sep 11, 2014
Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
89 out of 100 based on 1,860 ratings.