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Märzen / Oktoberfest

Description:
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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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Fest BierMeantime Brewing Company Limited5.603.281-
Autumn HarvestCoronado Brewing Company6.003.581-
OktoberfestMeantime Brewing Company Limited5.603.481-
OctoberfestThe Seven Barrel Brewery5.203.291-
Chateau Kamiya OktoberfestChateau Kamiya Hachinohe ? 3.981-
OktoberfestParadise Creek Brewery ? 31-
Green Street Harvest AlePrism Brewing Company5.303.251-
Ulmer MarzenbierFamilienbrauerei Bauhöfer GmbH & Co. KG ? 2.081-
Missing LynxThe Mussel Inn4.003.281-
HawktoberfestBackpocket Brewing5.303.751-
WintergoldEngelbräu Rettenberg5.602.081-
OktoberfestLa Diable5.703.081-
Redwood Lodge Oktoberfest MarzenRedwood Lodge ? 31-
Barrel Aged BlitzkriegRiver City Brewing Co. ? 3.51-
MärzenRicklinger Landbrauerei "Zur Alten Försterei"5.503.251-
Über-Jing Oktoberfest Lager京A Capital Brewing Co.6.504.51-
OktoberfestMax's Fanno Creek Brew Pub5.503.451-
OktoberfestPensacola Bay Brewery4.503.51-
Marzen LagerRedondo Beach Brewing6.002.951-
Wimitzbräu MärzenWimitzbräu5.101.91-
Mountain MärzenSun Valley Brewing Company ? 3.91-
Miss KartolaStatale Nove5.503.811-
OktoberPanimoravintola Koulu5.003.41-
Reserve Landtrust LagerOakshire Brewing6.403.281-
MärzenBraustil ? 4.161-
TwistoberfestTwisted Crew Brewing Company6.00-0-
Dunkin Dormouse OctoberfestWhite Rabbit Brewing Company ? -0-
OktoberfestCrooked Ladder Brewing Company6.30-0-
OktoberfestLake Superior Brewing ? -0-
Mariestads OktoberölSpendrups Bryggeri AB5.80-0-
Marzen-OctoberfestSteelhead Brewing Co.6.60-0-
Erie OktoberfestErie Brewing Co.7.80-0-
NovemberfestFlat Branch Pub & Brewery4.80-0-
Octoberfest LagerGrand Canyon Brewing Company ? -0-
Oktoberfest AleKaskaskia Brewing Company5.50-0-
OktoberfestDC Brau Brewing Co.5.00-0-
BierleichenHop Alley Brew Pub5.80-0-
Brockerhoff Fest BeerThe Gamble Mill Restaurant & Microbrewery6.00-0-
Paulaner Oktoberfest-MärzenTheresienbrauerei Und Gaststätten GmbH5.80-0-
Pimpsnhosenfest 3Ruth McGowan's Brewpub5.50-0-
Riegele MichaeliBrauerei S. Riegele6.00-0-
Peg's G.O.O.D. BoingPeg's Cantina & Brewpub / Cycle Brewing ? -0-
Wagner FestbierBrauerei Richard Wagner5.70-0-
OktoberfestKeegan Ales ? -0-
Krueger Fest Oktoberfest LagerBrooksville Brewing Company ? -0-
Waldhaus MärzenbierWaldhaus5.30-0-
Mauritius Zwickauer WinterbierMauritius Brauerei5.70-0-
El Toro OctoberfestEl Toro Brewing Co.4.50-0-
Autumn Ale (2013)Goose Island Beer Co.5.70-0-
Schneider Bräu MärzenBrauerei Andreas Schneider5.60-0-
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