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Ayinger Maibock | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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4.08/5
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96 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Spring

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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 03-24-1998

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,299
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
96
pDev:
7.6%
Bros Score:
4.12
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
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Photo of josanguapo
3.84/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

From Estucerveza. In Bavaria hefe glass. Playing Rube Works. Sweet, with honeylike notes and some alcoholic flavors, but pleasant and pretty easy to drink.

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Photo of jonb5
4.05/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Half litre bottle, poured into pint glass.

A: Golden, clear, medium sized head, decent retention.

S: Floural noble hops which gave way to honey.

T: Malt forward, hints of apple, which gave way to a slight boozy burn.

M: Moderate carbonation, medium to slightly heavy body.

O: Not bursting with flavour, but subtle. Less boozy and cloying than other Maibocks.

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Photo of Squire123
3.99/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of nicksamuelson
3.79/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
3.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of clayrock81
4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured a cloudy yellow body with good head and lace. Airy, grainy, earthy aroma with some pils malt sweetness and bits of hops. Smooth, light to medium bodied, this beer tastes great as I like sweeter maiboks and the flavors are balanced. There are notes of dry breadiness (always get this from lagers) and earthy hops that combine well with a sweetness ranging from almost tropical fruits to caramel and/or pils malt like sweetness (can't really discern what exactly makes this beer sweeter than other maiboks but there is something in it that is really sweet).

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Photo of gardner254
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VTR
3.76/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had this on tap tonight. Not knowing what to expect from this style and I was very impressed. Came in the glass as a nice golden hue. Smelled of grass, hops, yeast, bread, and fruits. The taste followed the nose but was very fruity but not overly sweet balanced by the slight but nice bite of hops. This is one easy drinking beer and I look forward to drinking this again but it seemed like a great spring beer instead of a winter beer.

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Photo of oriolesfan4
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CTbrew32
4.2/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of South2NW
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of spycow
3.79/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nordbier
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of afsdan
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of McMatt7
4.31/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ssgunbond
4.11/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of smbslt
3.77/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DucksFan16
3.69/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MLoxxer
4.11/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I sampled this beer on tap at Huber-Haus in Omaha NE. The somewhat reticulated head dissipated quickly into a very thin layer on the surface of the liquid. There was minimal lacing on the glass. This Maibock's appearance was a nice golden color with lots of little bubbles. As I brought the glass to my nose I detected a pleasant sweet yeasty character. The flavor was mild, pleasant and sweet. As is the case with this class of beers there was nothing unpleasant in the flavor profile. Although it is not as malty as I like my beers I can certainly recommend Ayinger's Maibock's.

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Photo of stevoj
4.38/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Prost! Boise. Pours out a hazy dark brown. Creamy beige head, fades but still covers the beer. Nice nutty, toasty aroma. Taste follows, slightly sweet, decent body, but not as thick as I'd like. Still great to find a real weizen in the States.

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Photo of Sixpoint
4.24/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Timfromthemainland
4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SlightlyGrey
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cramerican
4.32/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Barnoloid
4.19/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Ayinger Maibock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 96 ratings
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