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

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Fall

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-15-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,605
Reviews:
1,122
Ratings:
2,669
pDev:
10.72%
Bros Score:
4.02
 
 
Wants:
137
Gots:
345
Trade:
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HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 2,669 |  Reviews: 1,122
Photo of SFACRKnight
5/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Hands down my favorite marzen. Hops are on point, malts are bold yet refined. Toast, spicy noble hops, I can picture myself in Germany consuming these by the litre.

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Photo of JVasky
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ronl12
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of campfirebrew
4.52/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Blksab99
4.52/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Devonking
4.35/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Tcsox
4.19/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bogdawg
4.41/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Iski100
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BenHoppy
3.91/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OzmanBey
5/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of BennyProfane
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.62/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Junior
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I prefer the pale Marzen, but this is a great example of the amber Marzen.

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Photo of coachp73
4.81/5  rDev +20%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cbcrunch
4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
4.02/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear gold orange color,medium but very present carbonation. Smell is uncooked yeasty dough and some sweet malt. Taste is identical with just a small hop taste that's overshadowed mostly by the sweet bread taste. Really good,kept taking taste after taste to find fault but it was very enjoyable

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Photo of Furlinator
3.96/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of valkyre65
3.9/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlueSpader
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TeachChefs
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CNoj012
4.15/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This beer pours a crystal clear golden amber color with a huge, creamy yet dense, off white head. Retention is fantastic and there is a moderate amount of spotted lacing left on the glass.

Smell is toasted bread crust, doughy biscuits, grassy and spicy hops and just a touch of sweetness.

Taste is very similar, but the sweetness is a bit more pronounced and covers up and hop flavors until a touch of grassiness appears on the finish.

Feel is light side of medium and very smooth. The carbonation prickles just a bit on the finish.

Overall a very very good beer. Easy drinking and a great example of the style. I wish there was a touch less sweetness in the taste, but it is nowhere near as sweet as some of the American examples of the style.

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Photo of WickedBeer
3.83/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RedhawkPoke
3.96/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Nice clear amber body. Two fingers worth of head that quickly disapeared. Carbonation bubbles stuck around during the drinking.

S: The grain and malts stand out on these styles of beers. Getting a biscuit like sweetness from the beer. Reminds me of local Oktoberfests I have been to.

T: Really good Oktoberfest beer. The maltiness comes out well. Picking up some sweet flavors that balance out the malt nice.

M: Light crisp beer. Sweet flavors mix well with everything.

O: One of the best versions of this style I have had, and a beer that I look for every year around this time.

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Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
Beer rating: 4.01 out of 5 with 2,669 ratings