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Ayinger Jahrhundert Bier | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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3.95/5
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990 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
Germany
ayinger-bier.de

Style: Dortmunder / Export Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,157
Reviews:
531
Ratings:
990
pDev:
10.63%
Bros Score:
4.08
 
 
Wants:
59
Gots:
88
Trade:
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: A light gold color, with brilliant clarity, which showcases the carbonation. The white head is frothy and long-lasting.

Smell: Clean, noble hops are surprisingly at the forefront, followed up by an unmistakeable malt smell that reminds one of freshly baked French bread. Notes of DMS detectable.

Taste: Mimics the aroma by presenting both noble hops, and bready malt. Somehow, the two flavors don't create the most pleasant balance. Finish is clean for the most part. Both hops and malt linger on, but only as an afterthought.

Mouthfeel: Medium-high carbonation, medium-light body. True to style.

Overall: Would be a typical, forgettable light lager were it not for the buoyant breadiness present in both the smell and taste.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

500ml bottle into pint.

A - Straw yellow with 2 fingers of creamy white head. Lots of carbonation streaming.

S - Sweet bready malt, lemon, light toasted grain.

T - Toasted malt, grain, hay, light grassy hops. Subtle bitterness in the finish with light spice and lingering grainy malt.

M - Smooth, slick, light bodied. High carbonation, crisp, refreshing.

O - This is a nice easy drinking German lager. The hops could be a little more pronounced, but the overall flavor is nice although a little too sweet.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

500ml bottle into a Weihenstephaner glass.

Pours a clear straw yellow with a fluffy two finger white head. Nice globs of lacing and really good head retention

Sweet bready malt in the aroma along with tons of grassy and spicy hops. A touch of metal and a little tartness.

Sharp grassy bitterness right off the bat in the taste with bready malt quickly following. There is some noticeable metal that is a little distracting but it fades away rather quickly. Bitterness tends to be on the high side which provides a delicious crisp mouthfeel and finish.

Overall, a very refreshing beer and masterfully done. It seems that no American brewery can approach the crispness of the German brewers when it comes to this style of beer. Definitely one to come back to.

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Ayinger Jahrhundert Bier from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 990 ratings
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