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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: 1349   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (8899) - Ohio, USA - JUN 1, 2014
500 ml bottle at home from notes 2011. Pours a slightly hazy golden amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor were malt forward with doughy bread, caramel, some fruitiness, mild floral character with a dry lightly toasted finish. Solid Oktoberfest.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (8490) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2012
A little above your average ’average’ Octoberfest brew, and gets tastier after a while, but not a market leader.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (8452) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 21, 2003
Bottle. Orangish-amber and slightly cloudy with a big off-white head. Aroma is of slightly toasted malts. Flavor is a rich malty, but very smopoth and not heavy - somewhat nutty with a bit of spice. This is easy to drink and I'd be willing to drink a lot of it.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (8324) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 11, 2007
500ml bottle. Pours a orangeish hue, with a powerful frothy head that dies down after a few minutes. The taste is smooth and easy; a soft malty sweetness, some bitterness and floral hops, and some spice. A good drink. Easy and tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (8047) - Indiana, USA - SEP 19, 2012
Shared bottle to snifter (thanks DrSilverworm). Looks good; a transparent light-orange with thin white lacing. Smells solid; malty, golly, and pleasantly skunky. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. A great example of the style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (8031) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 9, 2012
Draught @ Olutravintiola Kahdet Kasvot as ”Ayinger Fest‐Märzen”. Rated on 16.09.2010
Aroma has grainy and slightly sweet malt, some grassy hops and hints of butter. Flavour has some sweetish malt, grassy hops and hints of butter. Refreshing, faithful to the style and good!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (8011) - La Mesa, California, USA - SEP 30, 2008
Bottle. Pours golden orange with an off white head. Sweet toasty malt aroma. The flavor is sweet caramel and bready toast. Pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SudsMcDuff (7976) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2005
This is a nice oktoberfest but i’ve had 5 others this week and this was the most bitter and least sweet, i like a sweeter marzen..anyway, this is medium copper(red too) colour with impress head, adequate lacing..like i said, at tad on the bitter side, but still some good flavours in the beer..an good subtle beer i could see myself drinking allday, but needs to be sweeter, or on draft..

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7916) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 8, 2009
Bottle. Pours with a clear, light orange body and a large, creamy off-white head. Aroma of wet cereal, sweet, caramel malty, bread, clover honey and buttered toast. Taste is sweet and toasty with bread and caramel notes. Really taste actually. Medium to lively carbonation. Medium to light bodied. Crisp finish. Quite nice!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (7876) - Georgia, USA - AUG 13, 2009
Light color for the style with a nice retaining head. Aroma and taste of malt and crackers, less sweet and caramelly than others. Hints of roasted malts.


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