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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1342   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWISLguy (2075) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 5, 2015
500ml bottle from Woodmans in Waukesha. Orange pour with a white head. Aroma has toasty caramel malts, sour grains, light fruit. Taste is sweet caramel, sour wheat, fruits, light toasted malts, berries, some wheat. Medium bodied, some alcohol. Finishes sweet and grainy. Shrug? A Marzen is a Marzen .... 13.2

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zizzybalubba (1735) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 26, 2015
500 mL bottle from Total Wine, Virginia Beach, VA. Dark orange pour with a frothy off-white head. Lager-like aroma of sweet pale malt and faint floral hops. Taste is somewhat sweet with notes of caramel and graham cracker blended with floral and mildly citrusy hops. Not my favorite style but this is the clear winner in its category.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
estoniancraft (56) - ESTONIA - OCT 23, 2015
Aroma is like a wonderfully malted grain. Bready and rich smell. Clear ver color with good head. Taste is well rounded and very drinkable. Very enjoyable autumn beer. Excellent brew

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mortlach (1545) - Rome, ITALY - OCT 18, 2015
On tap @Buskers Pub (Rome). Pours amber, clean and filtered, with a good off-white head. Aroma is malty, caramel, brown sugar, bread crust, ok. Flavour is very sweet, a bit unbalanced, malty, bready but nice. Medium body, medium to light carbonation. Ok.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ozzy70 (347) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 17, 2015
1 pint 9 oz. bottle. Pours is amber with large off white head. Aroma of fruits and malts. Taste was sweet, spicy and dry.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Turtles (1191) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2015
Tap @ Black & Brown Inn. Amber pour with a medium size lacing head. Sweet caramel aroma. Medium bodied. Taste is mid-sweet, caramel and grass.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KamGoPro (189) - Texas, USA - OCT 13, 2015
Light yeast nose, plenty of head. Dark yellow pour. Barely detectable sweetness, light malt and dry finish

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Berard (523) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 13, 2015
Bottle. Pours caramel colored with a white head that lingers. Typical Oktoberfest style beer. One of the best, if not THE best, examples of the style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SHIG (4182) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - OCT 9, 2015
Draft: Poured an amber to brown color with a large tan head, Aroma is sweet malt and grain with light hops. Taste was very refreshing with nice maltiness and yet had just enough grain and hops to give it depth. By far my favorite example of this style.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mixmasterob (1018) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 8, 2015
Been on the Marzen train for a bit now. So good when they are well done. This one is top notch. Deep golden pour with a frothy white head. Aroma was full of caramel malts and earthy hops. Super clean nose. Flavors were grainy, earthy malts, bits of caramel and toffee. Light carbonation, slick mouthfeel. This is damn near perfect for the style. This one will keep me on the train for tad longer.


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