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Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
Aying, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1289   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ayinger Oktober Fest Märzen has a deep golden color tinted with amber. It is lightly sweet with a malty nose balanced with floral hops. Its medium to big body and alcohol is not overpowering. The soft dryness comes from long maturation.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - DEC 12, 2004
A good, enjoyable beer. Gets better as you drink it and it warms up. Really brings out the malt. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheDean (786) - MIlwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 5, 2004
The first sip of this beer, I really didn’t like it, but it started o grow on me. Not a bad beer, but not an Oktoberfest I will grab again anytime soon.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
piscator34 (2152) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 3, 2004
Orange in colour with aromas of malt, noble German hops, and sulfer. Surprisingly hoppy up-front flavor before moving into the caramel/malt territory. It gets downright grainy on the aftertaste. A little uncomplicated, but still pretty solid.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
footy (345) - scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 26, 2004
Bottled 500 ml. Orange/Copper color with large rocky head. Earthy Floral aroma subtle. Medium body Full taste Less malty thickness and more hoppy bitterness than Hacker-Pschorr. Multiple tastings.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mangino (1027) - Mississippi, USA - NOV 24, 2004
Pours a light orange color. White fluffy head. Aroma of oranges and malt. Flavor is very broad for the style, lots of malt and hops. refreshing finish, a great beer. Thanks to Heemer for this Tasty Brew.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tomseaman (35) - Alpine, California, USA - NOV 23, 2004
Perhaps the bottle was from an earlier year, but I found it somewhat flat and bland for an Oktoberfest bier. More bitter than the average Oktoberfest beer.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kevin (2156) - New Mexico, USA - NOV 21, 2004
bottle/ orange with a fat bubbled head. charcoal and caramel aroma taste is bitter in the forefront sweet caramel is there but is hidden by the bitter. leans a bit to far to the bitter side for me with this style.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
FtWorthBrew (105) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - NOV 18, 2004
Nice brew. sweet but not heavy. Amber colo. poured from the bottle with little head. crisp and refreshing. Had a lasting aftertaste that I couldnt place but that was not unpleasent.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
xray (50) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - NOV 18, 2004
Copper color. Sweet pleasant aroma. Not much malt for an Octoberfest. More like a sweet crisp lager. I still love it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (6292) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 16, 2004
UPDATED: NOV 18, 2008 <b>Rerate</b> Still a damn good Oktoberfest - probably one of the best commercially available ones out there. <i>Original 3.9</i> Had on tap at the Ginger Man in Austin. One of the better Oktoberfests I have had to date. Mellow light orange appearance, tight, but frothy off white head, thick lacing. Slight aroma of sweet bubblegum and caramel. Flavor has a cotton candy sweetness to it that is quite enticing. Backed up by a strong malty nuttiness as well. Lacks that vegetable flavor that some Oktoberfests seem to dwindle down to in the aftertaste, this one stays strong and sweet to the finish. Mouthfeel and thick and creamy. Excellent example of the style.


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