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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1231   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jabic (427) - Brigantine, New Jersey, USA - OCT 17, 2011
Ar: Light cracker malt, a touch of spicy hops. Ap: Clear orange-gold - large off-white head with excellent retention and a thick layer of lacing. T: Crisp cracker maltiness up front with some sulfur - turns into a firm toasted maltiness with spicy hop accent - light but firm bitterness at finish - extremely clean and refreshing. P: Medium-light body with high carbonation - finish is dry. O: Supremely drinkable with a beautiful depth of malt flavor that does not pass into bock territory - satisfying, clean - I could drink this by the liter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mnmike (1032) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle poured into a big ol stein. The best Oktoberfest beer I’ve had since New Glarus Staghorn

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopwine (317) - Bend, Oregon, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Bready, floral, licorice, butter, paper, orange marmalade. Solid but seems a bit oxidized.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sarlacc83 (746) - Oregon, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle. A: Solid copper penny color. Fluffy off-white head. Bubbles racing through the body. N: Toffee and biscuit. Sweet grape. Husk. Quick breads. Some melon. Touch of clove. T: Sweet and malty. Not much bitterness at all M: Light body. Good carbonation. O: Extremely tasty. Flavorful ad easy drinking. Recommended.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tillmac62 (192) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Clear light amber pour with a hint of garnet. Massive head with excellent lacing and retention. The nose is sweet biscuit malt with a little caramel over a faint, almost citric, spiciness. Nice light medium body with a slick smooth texture that approaches creamy. Slightly above normal carbonation with a good bit of effervescence on the finish. The flavor profile is quite nice, a bit complex, and very well balanced. The sweet malt flavors are there, but not to the extent that they are overpowering. It begins with sweet biscuit, flows to a caramel note and then the effervescence cleans the palate and allows the complexity to escape. The middle presents a multitude of subtle flavors - citric, dark fruit, light bitterness and spicy hops. The smooth finish leaves you with a blend of the aforementioned flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sinfull (832) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Dark golden/copper color, big white head. Aroma of malt and bread with hints of caramel and hop. Malty sweet taste with bready and caramel notes, balanced by light hoppy bitterness. I liked this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bork (166) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Slightly oversweet fest beer with a sturdy maltiness and little in the way of hops. Smooth drinking but a little short on flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
spokeydonkey (10) - somerville, New York, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Pours a dark gold/light copper color with a decent white head. Many streams of tiny bubbles hint at a high degree of carbonation. Aroma is malt forward with toasty and bready notes. Some spicy hop notes evident behind that. Taste is nicely malt up front: bread, toast, biscuit with a hint of caramel. Very dry throughout. Finishes up with some spicy hops and a touch of lingering bitterness. Alcohol heat lingers. Overall a very nice octoberfest: malt forward but balanced. Exceptionally drinkable!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EyeAmBaldman (229) - Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Pours clear golden from a 500ml bottle with a thick white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is sweet on the nose, malty. Taste is yeast, malt, hops, and a tad of caramel sweetness. Has strong carbonation on the tongue with a nice clean finish. Good Oktoberfest beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSteveBrule (22) - - SEP 6, 2014
500 ml bottle from Trader Joe's. Deep golden color and good, active white head. Aroma is pretty strong compared to others in the style. Malty and bready, sweet nose. The taste matches the smell for most part. High level of carbonation. Pretty good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (667) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 5, 2014
500ml bottle - pours nice amber/copper color . Sweet , mild citrus twinge with some floral components . Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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