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Märzen / Oktoberfest

Before refrigeration, it was nearly impossible to brew beer in the summer due to the hot weather and bacterial infections. Brewing ended with the coming of spring, and began again in the fall. Most were brewed in March (Märzen). These brews were kept in cold storage over the spring and summer months, or brewed at a higher gravity, so they’d keep. Märzenbier is full-bodied, rich, toasty, typically dark copper in color with a medium to high alcohol content.

The common Munich Oktoberfest beer served at Wies'n (the location at which Munich celebrates its Oktoberfest) contains roughly 5.0-6.0% alcohol by volume, is dark/copper in color, has a mild hop profile and is typically labeled as a Bavarian Märzenbier in style.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-7.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 1586) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Weltenburger Kloster Winter-TraumKlosterbrauerei Weltenburg5.203.67101-
1906 Reserva EspecialHijos De Rivera, S.A.6.503.11100-
Karl Strauss Oktoberfest BeerKarl Strauss Brewing Company5.003.499887
Odell OktoberfestOdell Brewing Company6.103.839586
Lager TownHalf Acre Beer Company6.003.8390-
OktofestThe Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works6.003.8188-
RocktoberfestRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery6.103.6488-
OktoberfestPort City Brewing5.503.8987-
MarzenSudwerk Brewing Company5.303.5287-
Mill Street Oktoberfest LagerMill Street Brew Pub5.803.688490
BaltijosUAB Švyturys - Utenos alus6.003.5582-
Night MärzenBeau's All Natural Brewing Company5.503.78285
Gemuetlichkeit OktoberfestTyranena Brewing Company5.503.6382-
Fat Head's OktoberfestFat Head's Brewery & Saloon5.703.6181-
FranzRhinegeist Brewery5.203.5680-
Stegmaier OktoberfestLion Brewery, Inc.5.703.5680-
Special Edition - Oktoberfest LagerMendocino Brewing Company6.103.5978-
Hop Harvest OktoberfestPeak Organic Brewing Company4.903.8778-
Ramstein OktoberfestHigh Point Brewing Company6.004.0975-
Augustiner Bräu OktoberfestbierAugustiner-Bräu Wagner KG6.003.8673-
Thomas Creek OctoberfestThomas Creek Brewery6.003.7973-
Hole In The Rock Marzen Style LagerMinhas Craft Brewery ? 2.9471-
Wolters Fest-BierHofbrauhaus Wolters GmbH5.003.357179
Old SchoolMother's Brewing Company5.504.0271-
AfterburnerMetropolitan Brewing5.503.8868-
Hofbräu OktoberfestHofbräuhaus Traunstein Josef Sailer KG6.30368-
Sin City AmberSin City Brewing Co.5.703.3966-
Oktoberfest Festbier LagerNinkasi Brewing Company5.903.7166-
Kipona FestAppalachian Brewing Company4.903.6364-
OktoberBeastAviator Brewing Company7.203.7263-
Horny Goat OktoberfestHorny Goat Brewing Co.6.002.962-
Oktoberfest LagerOlde Hickory Brewery6.003.676290
OktoberfestChurch Brew Works5.903.8159-
Oktoberfest LagerHangar 24 Brewery5.703.757-
Moat Octoberfest / MärzenMoat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.5.203.835790
Nils Oscar Kalasölthe Nils Oscar Company5.203.6456-
Bayern Oktoberfest LagerBayern Brewing, Inc.6.003.5355-
Dinkelacker MärzenDinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG5.603.753-
Hofbräu FestbierHofbräuhaus München6.303.7352-
Vida Y Muerte Muertzenbier5 Rabbit Cerveceria6.303.8652-
Schönramer GoldPrivate Landbrauerei Schönram6.003.7552-
ZeltbierVictory Brewing Company6.203.8252-
AltoberfestElement Brewing Company8.354.1351-
Série Signature OktoberfestLes Trois Mousquetaires4.103.8850-
Licher OktoberfestLicher Privatbrauerei5.703.5849-
Fest BeerLancaster Brewing Company5.503.6749-
Oktoberfest LagerMarshall Brewing Company6.003.849-
Dark-tober (fest)Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery6.003.7849-
Augustiner Bräu Märzen BierAugustiner Bräu - Kloster Mülln4.604.3849-
SchadenfreudeParallel 49 Brewing Company5.003.9949-
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