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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (3167) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 16, 2013
Une bouteille de 50 cl. Une robe dorée. Un anneau de mousse. Un nez malté. Du caramel. Du miel. De la pâte à pain. Une fleur. Une orange. Un goût malté. Des céréales riches. Du caramel au beurre. Une touche citronnée/florale. Un corps bien portant. Un pétillement actif. Une texture lourde et huileuse. Une finale intéressante. Des houblons à la remorque de céréales maltées. Bref, intéressante sans être renversante.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Andy_ (684) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 14, 2013
Orange clear beer, little darker than your average German Helles. Little white dense head which disappers quickly leaving lacing on the glass. Aroma is a bit like a bulk lager, maizey starchey sweet with some nice grassy hops as well. The taste is fortunately cleaner with maltiness, sweetness and crisp bitterness. The finish is medium long and bitter with a little alcohol coming through. Mouthfeel is smooth and thicker than medium. This is the kind of beer I would imagine drinking in Germany from a liter pint glass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pauljbrockman (39) - USA - OCT 13, 2013
Delicious Oktoberfest. Copper color, foamy head. Strong malt flavor. All I need now is an Oom Pa band! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerandhockey8 (228) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - OCT 12, 2013
From bottle to dimpled much. Pour is a deep hold, amber tint with a quickly dissipating tan head. Nose is what you would expect out of a marzen, nice and bready, roasted malt, slight caramel. Light-medium body, bitter but also sweet. Thicker feel, great carbonation. Should be the standard for the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (3658) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Pours nearly clear, orange-gold with a thick, parchment coloured head. Toasted caramel aroma. Taste is sweet, caramel malt, bread heel. Very malty... Nice example of style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dunn4040 (125) - Georgia, USA - OCT 9, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2014 Pours a beautiful golden orange with an off white head. The "picture perfect" beer when it’s sitting in the glass. Decent retention, not much in the way of lacing. Taste of toasty malts, bready, a little mild hoppiness, and a bit of a caramel sweetness as it settles on the palate. Great finish. This is hands down the best Oktoberfest/Marzen style beer out there. Just a perfect example of the style in my opinion. Love it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ajcanon711 (35) - - OCT 6, 2013
This is a refreshing beer. Subtle hops and malt. The Color is a nice dark gold. ---AJ's Approval

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dchmela (2640) - Orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Tap at Bad Monkey Tavern. Copper gold pour with thick white head. Big bready malts with a nice touch of noble hops. Aroma is really clean with touches of warm bread and noble hops. Really good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrettTaylor (483) - Radford, Virginia, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Pours a rich dark gold. Two finger head, some lacing. Malty nose with a hint of hop. Taste is crisp and clean, with malty sweetness, followed by a bit of balancing bitterness, with a clean finish. Very very good example of a marzen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdInSaltLake (639) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Light aroma: Fruity, bread crust. Apple-ish fruity flavor; sweet, bread crust/biscuit malt; and herbal, spicy hops. A tiny bit of vegetable-like lager yeast in aftertaste.

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