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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,723 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,723
Reviews: 920
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 69
Gots: 69 | 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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AdmiralOzone

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-16-2014 16:17:29 | More by AdmiralOzone
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BKotch

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

08-16-2014 05:15:34 | More by BKotch
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mcrawford

Michigan

4.4/5  rDev +10.8%

08-15-2014 17:54:19 | More by mcrawford
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Twotonsandwich

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

08-15-2014 03:50:37 | More by Twotonsandwich
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MattXT

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-14-2014 16:53:01 | More by MattXT
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AnthemOfTheSun

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-14-2014 02:40:28 | More by AnthemOfTheSun
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ronbo5421

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-12-2014 23:44:04 | More by ronbo5421
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ddedhed

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-12-2014 22:16:22 | More by ddedhed
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WckdVbz

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

08-12-2014 01:06:49 | More by WckdVbz
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Dave1999

North Carolina

4.05/5  rDev +2%

Pours a medium amber colour with a thin white head.

The smell is subtle, cereal and sweet malts.

The taste is a little sweet, cereal, the finish has some dark fruit. Very tasty!

The mouthfeel is light, high carbonation, crisp.

This is probably my favorite octoberfest beer, very tasty. I could drink a couple of these easily.

08-11-2014 01:11:41 | More by Dave1999
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-10-2014 02:41:09 | More by DaftPatrick
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Murphious

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-10-2014 02:07:12 | More by Murphious
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MikeAllen

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-09-2014 05:43:18 | More by MikeAllen
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reaganrvltn

Georgia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-07-2014 18:38:41 | More by reaganrvltn
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JT99125

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

08-07-2014 14:01:56 | More by JT99125
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BigJim5021

Indiana

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-07-2014 04:20:39 | More by BigJim5021
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JohnnyK

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-06-2014 20:44:22 | More by JohnnyK
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.65/5  rDev -8.1%

500ml bottle into a wine glass, because sophistication.

A: Pours a beautiful clear copper color. The head is a finger high, with a shade that's barely off-white. It also has nice creaminess and okay retention. A thick but short ring of lacing is left on the glass, creating an attractive brew.

S: It seems more focused on the hops than the caramel maltiness. Having said that, the hops are so beautifully restrained within the malt backbone. Letting it warm up will allow some subtle notes of caramel and toast to poke through. Not in-your-face, just amazingly delicate and refined.

T: It opens up with kisses of noble hops (mainly earthy, but also a bit apricot-y) and diacetyl. The latter presence actually meshes quite well with everything else. Caramel maltiness appears on the back end. This one seems very delicate and restrained...perhaps too restrained.

M: This goes down incredibly easily, like one would expect. It has the vibrant carbonation, the lightness, and the crispness down pat. It isn't bone-dry thanks to the malts, but that doesn't matter.

O: Marzens will continue to be shunned by the BA community, due to their simplicity and design (a stronger/sweeter lager designed to be drunk by the pitcher, preferably while wearing lederhosen while hot blonde women in dirndls bring you six more mugs at a time). This isn't complex or contemplative, but it's as well done as anything else in the style. Certainly, it's one of the best traditional marzens one can buy.

08-04-2014 18:19:48 | More by ThisWangsChung
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HopsForBrains

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

08-02-2014 23:17:45 | More by HopsForBrains
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22Blue

Kansas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-02-2014 14:33:22 | More by 22Blue
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JCoff


4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-01-2014 16:15:21 | More by JCoff
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Mark_Robinson

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

08-01-2014 00:12:31 | More by Mark_Robinson
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +0.8%

07-30-2014 22:45:23 | More by TheBishopco
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ksi4077

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-26-2014 21:57:55 | More by ksi4077
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jamis

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

07-25-2014 17:52:44 | More by jamis
Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
89 out of 100 based on 1,723 ratings.