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Schlafly Oktoberfest - The Schlafly Tap Room

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323 Ratings
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Ratings: 323
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 11.67%
Wants: 6
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Oktoberfest is a traditional Bavarian Märzen with a toasty malt aroma and slight caramel taste. This rich, amber lager is balanced by the use of German noble hops, while the lager yeast ferments cold and slow, creating a smooth, crisp beer.

Märzen, or Oktoberfest, has its origins in Bavaria, most likely before the 16th century. For public safety and brewing quality concerns, the Bavarian Brauordnung was decreed in 1539, stating that beer could only be brewed from September 29th (Saint Michael) to April 23rd (Saint George). Over the summer months, beers were stored, or lagered, in caves and stone cellars. The evolution of Oktoberfest came from the last brews of the year, in March (or Märzen), as these beers would be ready to drink for the Bavarian celebration, “Oktoberfest”.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: maxpower on 10-20-2002)
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Schlafly Oktoberfest from The Schlafly Tap Room
82 out of 100 based on 323 ratings.