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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1216   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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joet (2162) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - OCT 14, 2002
A solid caramel, malty brew with hints of citrus, fruit. A bit dull and shallow.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernest (6200) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2002
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2013 Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, off-white, mostly diminishing. Body is light amber. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (toasted grain, cookie), lightly to moderately hoppy (flowers, apricot). Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Ok but nothing special. Fairly sweet without much to balance. Simple aroma.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lagerman99 (66) - USA - NOV 26, 2001
Its got a hazy yeastiness reminescent of strong wheats and that sets it apart from other fests, though after a while you do feel out a fair round malt.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2003
Copper color. Sweet malty nose. Full malty/sweet palate. Easy drinker. Low hops.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aubrey (3431) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - OCT 28, 2003
Bright orange with a lofty, rocky, cavernous head (whipped egg whites). Light mouthfeel up front, finishes soft and creamy; light carbonation ... watery at times. Malts were lightly sweet, bready and slightly chalky. Hops were light, herbal and slightly bitter. Well made, but very mild in many ways.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thedm (4935) - Fort Wayne, USA - OCT 10, 2004
The DM & Hotstuff’s European Honeymoon trip beer number 50. This draft brew from a brauhaus in Munich Germany poured a small sized head of finely sized white colored mostly lasting bubbles that left behind a carbonated transparent brown colored body and an excellent lacing. The aroma was mildly malty and the mouth feel was smooth with a little tingle. The flavor was mild with caramel and brown malt notes.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - AUG 14, 2005
Tap at Papago; Sweet malty aroma. Hazy orange body with thin head and some lacing. Flavor was like sweet candy some tangy flavor also. Dry palate. Ok beer

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madcow75 (426) - Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, USA - APR 21, 2006
Bottle. Pours orange in color with a very thin white head. Lots of little bubbles coming to the top. Aroma of bread, caramel, toasted wheat cereal. Very mild flavor, very hard to pick anything out, it is malty, I don’t detect any hops and finishes with a wheat taste that lasts for a little while. A little fruity sweetness comes through as it warms. Medium bodied, but feels a little watered down.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ruggedman (647) - Portland, Maine, USA - APR 25, 2006
Pours a amber color with a slight haze to it. Smells and tastes a aweful lot like a saltine cracker. Biscuity nose and taste with a malty, and wheaty aftertaste. Not really any hops in this one that i can taste.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eaglefan538 (2886) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 6, 2006
I think this was a bottle not stored well. The pour was great, nice orange color with a very generous and fluffy head that provided great lacing with foamy fingers. The aroma was somewhat skunky, although after a few minutes, I picked up some light spices. The flavor was like a cheap green bottled European import lager with some extra hopping and bready maltiness. Overall, very disappointing, as this wasn’t near my top oktoberfest experiences. Will have to try this one on draft in Munich one day to make up for what was likely a casualty of importation (even in a brown bottle).


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