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

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Ayinger Oktober Fest-MärzenAyinger Oktober Fest-Märzen

Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Fall

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-15-2001

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

A: Clear amber with a strong head and evident carbonation. Little bit of lacing down the sides.

S: Caramel and roasted malts.

T: My favorite Oktoberfest. Sweet caramel on top of roasted malt. Little hints of pine and hops as it warms.

F: High level of carbonation and a medium body.

O: Great version of the style. Great beer overall and highly drinkable.

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a: light golden amber, pretty clear. you can see the bubbles coming up from the bottom. 2.5 finger frothy white rocky head that fades relatively quickly

s: so good. sweet sweet malts, generic berries, rich caramel and toffee, honey. finishes with something slightly earth like

t: follows the nose. right away sweet malts, caramel, honey, generic berry-like flavor. faint grains. finishes with that clean sweetness. not too complex, but very well made and delicious

m: on the lighter side of medium. carbonation is there, but not strong

o: classic. if you're looking for a nice representation of an Oktoberfest this is a must try. easy drinking with great flavor. one of the beers i 'must' drink from a mug. good stuff

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Poured into a stein from a 500ml bottle.

Pours a nice translucent and bright copper color. There is a nice foamy 1,5 inch off white head that forms with some medium dense bubbles and some bigger bubbles sprinkled around.

Aroma starts off with bready malt notes and some delicious grassy and herbal hops. Sweet caramel and candy like aromas blend in with the grainy and earthy bred notes. Fresh and refreshing.

Flavor starts off with some nice candy-like caramel malt notes. Nice notes of fresh bready grain notes. There is some nice herbal and flowery hop notes mixed in there that give the brew a slight spice as well. Malty notes are delicious andn the hops give a good balance. Yummy Marzen.

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A - Golden orange, good clarity, white cap is a little thin with decent retention.

S/T/M - Malty, caramel, bready sweetness. Clean tastes, a little candy-like as it warmed a bit, but overall a little too sweet and not quite dry enough for my liking. Minimal noble hop presence, but that's expected. Medium body, finishes mostly clean, but just a touch too much of residual sweetness.

O - Good, drinkable, but I'll probably stick with more local examples of the style to take advantage of freshness.

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Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
Beer rating: 4.01 out of 5 with 2,655 ratings
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