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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,865 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,865
Reviews: 942
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 79
Gots: 109 | 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 Bayern1971
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Bayern1971, Sep 15, 2012
Photo of tdm168
3.58/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - pale translucent copper with a huge, off white head that has great retention

S - caramel, slightly musty, very faint toast

T - caramel, mild bitterness, lager yeast, a bit musty, warm, faintly metallic

M - crisp, medium bodied, well carbonated

This is by no means a bad beer. It does however have some qualities that I don't care fore: musty, metallic, warm. On its face it's a solid Oktoberfest, but the off-putting subtleties ruin it for me. I probably won't buy this beer again.

tdm168, Sep 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

brutalist, Sep 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

AllHailBeercules, Sep 15, 2012
Photo of flyersfan900
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

flyersfan900, Sep 14, 2012
Photo of hokieguy95
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

hokieguy95, Sep 14, 2012
Photo of HoistinBrews
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

HoistinBrews, Sep 14, 2012
Photo of Hanzo
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Hanzo, Sep 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Aleforme, Sep 13, 2012
Photo of Viciousknishs
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- pours a copper tinged amber color with a healthy off white head.

S- bready malt with notes of caramel and toasted nuts. Clean on the finish with a floral undertone.

T- flavor follows nose with more doughy bread, caramel and toasted nuts. Floral hop component comes out a little more in the palate.finIshes clean and "lagery"

MF- creamy mouthfeel with a light medium body. Good average carb.

D- superbly drinkable

Viciousknishs, Sep 13, 2012
Photo of doc17325
5/5  rDev +25.6%

doc17325, Sep 12, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

bpfrush, Sep 12, 2012
Photo of WastingFreetime
3.8/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from notes.

Pours out a very clear golden orange color with another fizzy flash head that leaves no lacing. Sigh... that's the problem with import bottles sometimes. Medium-light body texture and light carbonation.

Smells and tastes like a toasted whole wheat bagel, with medium levels of pecan, hazelnuts, and light fruity apple esters floating around in the background. Earthy and herbal hopping garnishes appear along with a touch of chamomile tea as the glass warms up. Very clean flavor profile overall.

WastingFreetime, Sep 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

flyers1980, Sep 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

cornucopia, Sep 10, 2012
Photo of AlCaponeJunior
3.93/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Beautiful orange/amber color, crystal clear, good white head and pretty good lacing.

Malty like an Octoberfest should be. Plenty of caramel malts and honey. Nuts and bread. Flavor and aroma are in sync. Hops are limited and not especially notable.

Body is light and slightly slick, toasty finish.

A nice Octoberfest. Quite drinkable. I found this one in a 16oz single but I'd certainly buy a sixer of it.

AlCaponeJunior, Sep 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

mdillon86, Sep 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +25.6%

WynnO, Sep 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Beerohio, Sep 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

HamGlade10, Sep 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

ridgeline23, Sep 07, 2012
Photo of Kooz
3.03/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a standard pint glass. Orange colored wih a thin head that fades part way through. Looks artificial.

Smells warm as though I were smelling the spices themselves. Yet it's subtle. Not bad.

Tastes okay. A little thin up front with a bit of flavor part way through. Some spices in the finish, but that's it. Not bad, it a very average Oktoberfest.

Beer was a little too thin, and the flavors disappear quickly. Not much body. Not a great beer mouthfeel-wise.

Overall, you could do a lot worse for Oktoberfest, but you could also do a lot better.

Kooz, Sep 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

MagillaGriller, Sep 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

BlueFeetAndBeer, Sep 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

bradcochran1234, Sep 06, 2012
Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
89 out of 100 based on 1,865 ratings.