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

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2,656 Ratings
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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:
#3,475
Reviews:
1,122
Ratings:
2,656
pDev:
10.72%
Bros Score:
4.02
 
 
Wants:
138
Gots:
342
Trade:
1
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into the glass.

A: Light amber colored clear though and with a good amount of carbonation. White head that dissipates.

S: Smells of honey sweet malts.

T: Bready and sweet. some honey in there too I'd say. This is nice.

M: Medium bodied, clean, smooth.

O: A good oktoberfest! probably my favorite german offering.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

2013 but undated 500 ml bottle poured into a snifter.

A: pours with a clear, medium amber body; plenty of visible carbonation; very durable near-white head. Fine lacing.

Aroma: clean, light smell of bready malts with only a faint touch of hops.

T: Rich; bready malts dominant, as they should in this style. Very lightly sweet, although the finish is balanced out by the bitterness

Feel: Medium but soft carbonation; medium-light body. About perfect for style.

O: Outstanding, although this style lacks the complexity and intensity to achieve a very high rating. As good as any bottled märzen I can remember, and likely the best bottled example of a German Oktoberfest you'll find in the U.S.

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

500mL bottle into a stein...

Light copper and clear, with a nice head of light ecru foam. Very smooth, yet not too sweet as the malt is cut by a mild, dry bitterness. A great German Festbier. If the sold this by the case at Costco like they do Sam Adams, I'd definitely stock up! Easy to drink with a complete taste.

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Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
Beer rating: 4.01 out of 5 with 2,656 ratings
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