mickut (305) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 22, 2010
Draught. Pours clear amber with creamy white head. Taste is a bit muddied, sweetness and bitters. Palate has a full body, creamy, thick feel, average carbonation. Aroma has caramel, toast, herbs, bit of earthyness. Gmku (302) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 28, 2005
For all its rep, this didn’t impress me as much as other German Oktobers. Not sure why. Didn’t feel as rich, perhaps. It’s fairly sweet and nicely hopped, but the boddy seems light to me. invalid (302) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 30, 2006
Copper color, almost amber. Smells sweet, not much head. Tastes sweet and some bisciut in there. PattyBoy (302) - North Liberty, Iowa, USA - FEB 2, 2007
Poured copper with puffy white head. Aroma is bready. Taste is sweet and biscuity with floral hops. Nicely balanced. Very nice. demdeac40 (299) - Etowah, North Carolina, USA - SEP 16, 2007
This pours a beautiful amber color with a big creamy head. Nice carbonation. The nose is malty and floral. Nice mouthfeel where you can taste the malt but a great balance is maintained throughout. I look forward to this beer every year.
Newk (299) - - OCT 26, 2011
poured from a 500mL into a stein. Pours a solid orange color with a decent head
very good and classic oktoberfest aromas of malts, grains, and a bit of spice along with blood oranges
medium bodied with a good feel, but one that is lacking a bit on the mid-palate. Very malt based with some blood oranges
I’m a real fan of this oktoberfest. One of my favorite oktoberfest beers. Well balanced and brings everything that an oktoberfest beer should tedovertu (298) - Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA - SEP 21, 2008
Medium yellow amber color with large head. Decent mix of hops and malts. Good mouth feel. kingaugusta (293) - Georgia, USA - SEP 12, 2016
Pours clear gold with a frothy white head. Nose is Bavarian hops and sweet German malts. Flavor is similar and rich and very well balanced with a touch of spice. Body is smooth and light. Very drinkable. BEENJAMIN (292) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Ayinger Octo pours a beautifully rich golden hue. Doughy aroma filled with delightful caramel and grain notes. Sweet malt upfront with a pretty thick mouthfeel ending with a big rich finish. A great Marzen! K-V-F-L (291) - LaVista, Nebraska, USA - OCT 16, 2001
Very good representation of the style. Chewy; would be much better on tap, as the syrupiness overpowers by the last sip of the bottle. Rating is based primarily on taste rather than drinkability.