Ayinger

Oktober Fest-Märzen

Rich, amber-golden color. Deep, inviting, malty nose and bready, wonderful flavor that’s an ode to barley. Medium to big body, with a touch of warming alcohol on the finish. Soft dryness from long maturation.

Style
Amber/gold rich full lager
Stats
ABV: 5.8% - OG: 1.054 - IBU: 21
Ingredients
Water, barley malt, hops, yeast.
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History

Bavarians have been celebrating the harvest with beer festivals since before the 1400s. Märzen is brewed in March to be ready for the September and October beer festivals.

Serving Suggestion

Tellerfleisch (boiled beef), pretzels and radishes, goulash with dumplings, clam chowder, bock-wurst, weiner schnitzel, roasted chicken, pork, and sauerkraut. Traditionally served in tall earthenware or glass mugs.

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Stats and Nutrition

Product Sizes and Quantities
Four-packs of 11.2 oz. (330 ml) bottles / six 4-packs per case
16.9-ounce (500 ml) bottles / 20 per case
30-liter kegs
Stats
ABV: 5.8% - OG: 1.054 - IBU: 21
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, hops, yeast.
Nutritional Info
Serving Size - 12 oz. (355 ml). Calories: 215; Total Fat 0 g (0% Daily Value); Sodium 5 mg; Total Carbohydrates 14 g (4.3% DV); Sugars 0 g; Protein 2.1 g (4% DV). (Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie daily diet.)

Accolades

Imbibe Magazine
October 1, 2019
The Street
October 3, 2017
Beer Connoisseur Magazine
Fall 2017
Chicago Tribune
September 1, 2016
Ratebeer.com
Feb. 2015
Five out of Five Mugs
Modern Brewery Age "We rated Ayinger October Fest-Marzen the “best of the fests” a few years ago and we stand by that judgment. This 5.8% beer remains tops in its class. "
Sept. 30, 2014
SeriousEats.com
October 2014
93 points
The Beer Connoisseur Magazine
Fall 2014
"Best Oktoberfest Beers,"
Men's Journal Magazine
September 2014
Paste Magazine
Oct. 5, 2013
Fox News
Sept. 2013
Gold Medal "Top-Rated Märzen/Oktoberfest"
World Beer Championships
2012
Five out of Five Mugs - "Best of the fests."
Modern Brewery Age
Oct. 2011