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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1491   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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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fidemaster's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fidemaster (336) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - AUG 17, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 30, 2014 Wow this was great! The aroma reminds me of a sweet bread baking. It has a beautiful Amber color. It starts off with a sweet toffee/caramel candy taste. The you get that hearty bread with lots of malt. Finishes with a rich, creamy taste. It has a very nice mouthful for a marzen. Really good!

herrklemann (512) - Graz, AUSTRIA - JAN 9, 2018
Bottle, courtesy of SinH4. Thanks Stefan! Pours a slightly murky copper with a small, bubbly off-white head. Bread, light caramel, floral, dark fruits, a bit spicy. Slightly sweet, with a good, round mineralic touch of the water, and light bitterness. Bubbly natural carbonation on a slick, oily body.
Rating number 500. When I started out on here, I wouldn't have believed I'll end up with a lager as one of my "milestones". But being on here, talking to fellow enthusiasts, tasting great stuff far off the conventional track of Austrian makros, has taught me that lager can be a lot more than when you first try it. This one is no exception. Slick, with great carbonation, character and insane drinkability. They surely know how to brew top notch stuff in Aying. Thanks for the supply, Stefan, it's a real pleasure to have met you!

YantarCoast (1622) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 4, 2018
500ml bottle as “Ayinger Kirtabier”. Pours clear amber with a medium-sized white head. Aroma is bread, caramel, grain. Taste is light sweet, malt, grassy, caramel, medium bitterness.

ffaoe (1013) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - DEC 23, 2017
Strong malty aroma. Dark gold in color with massive long lasting head. Taste is richly of lighter caramel malts. Light notes of caramel and honey.

Carlisle (865) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2017
Bottle (1 pint 0.9 oz). Pours bright copper with off-white head that dissipates quickly. Nose of bready malt, some stone fruit, and floral notes. Rich caramel flavor with honey and some floral notes. Long finish.

Nische (2661) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2017
Bottle from SinH4, many thanks! As Kirtabier. Pours clear, deep, amber with a beige head. Fine bubbles. A bit of butterscotch, toast bread, molasses and some grass. Soft feel.

Rugamu (190) - SPAIN - DEC 7, 2017
Marzen espectacular, de lo mejor en su categor�a, se bebe sola, en paladar es un espect�culo, olor a cereales que llama. Repetir�a sin dudar.

smroush (309) - Michigan, USA - DEC 2, 2017
Aromas of toffee and bread with hints of butterscotch, molasses and some nutty flavor. Pretty much no hop aromas. Color is a clear attractive amber; head is a sparse off-white. Taste starts wit a little sweetness but then finishes dry. Light bitterness. Texture is a bit lively carbonation; light to medium body; medium length finish. Overall a pretty true to form Marzen, though relatively low complexity.

sunnyville (1) - - NOV 20, 2017 does not count
Great taste - especially when pouring it straight from the tap at the brewery. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Milter (1080) - Nyborg, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2017
Øl fra øverste hylde. Virkelig god øl af denne type. Dejlig frisk. Tilpas bitter

HULK777 (646) - - NOV 16, 2017
Aroma is caramel and toast. Taste is both fruity and a tad sour, but at the same time sweet, with caramel and toast bread.

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