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
Ahornberger Dark MarzenAhornberger Landbrauerei ? 3.712-
OkakopafestMaui Brewing Co. (Brewpub)6.303.642-
Liberty Station MättzenStone Brewing Co.6.153.752-
FräuleinDomingo 7: La Micro Brewing Co.5.1032-
OktoberfestEmmett's Brewing Company ? 3.952-
OktoberfestPersephone Brewing ? 3.772-
NikolausbierDer Vogelbräu5.503.432-
AutumnfestBlue Star Brewing Company ? 3.242-
Neumarkter Lammsbräu FestbierNeumarkter Lammsbräu5.103.862-
OktoberfestFolklore Brewing & Meadery6.004.592-
Schladminger MärzenSchladminger Brau GmbH5.103.662-
TomokafestTomoka Brewery6.603.632-
KrankenKinetic Brewing Company5.503.42-
Market Street OktoberfestMarket Street Brewing Co. and Restaurant ? 3.12-
OctoberfestSick N Twisted Brewing Co.8.003.52-
Pfungstädter FestbierPfungstädter Brauerei5.803.072-
JubelbierPrivatbrauerei Hoepfner ? 3.552-
MärzenStaffelberg Bräu Fam. Geldner-Wehritz5.503.762-
Tavern Hall AleBlack Raven Brewing Co. ? 3.882-
MarzenAlaskan Brewing Co. ? 3.752-
Edel MarzenBrauerei Mittenwald5.303.62-
Neder FestbierBrauerei Neder5.2042-
PerlenstrassePearl Street Grill And Brewery ? 3.262-
Amber MarzenLang Bräu OHG5.004.282-
Das Nuts Pecan Almond OktoberfestImperial Oak Brewing5.904.252-
Distelhauser MarzenDistelhäuser Brauerei5.603.672-
EctoberfestLake Placid Craft Brewing Company5.904.092-
OktoberfestOnion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co.6.503.952-
Von WatzdorfAppalachian Mountain Brewery4.904.132-
Nobody's F'AltTriton Brewing Company5.302.882-
ShoctoberfestTornado Brewing Company10.004.52-
Oktoberfest LagerGreat Crescent Brewery ? 3.412-
OktoberfestSawtooth Brewery5.602.722-
Prodigal OktoberfestThe Prodigal Brewery at Misty Mountain Farm5.8042-
Ahornberger MärzenAhornberger Landbrauerei5.304.182-
Fall Creek LagerWhite River Brewing Company6.503.752-
Ludwig's Anniversary LagerOld Forge Brewing Company ? 3.672-
Hofbrauhaus Traunstein Brauhaus Schmitz OktoberfestHofbräuhaus Traunstein Josef Sailer KG5.703.382-
Bamberg Die WiesnMicro Cervejaria Bamberg5.703.992-
OktoberfestSingin' River Brewing Co. ? 3.632-
Boscos OktoberfestBoscos Restaurant & Brewing Co. ? 3.332-
Aufsesser FestbierBrauereigasthof Rothenbach Sonnenhof5.104.462-
OktoberfestThe Kauai Beer Company4.103.542-
Anacortes OktoberfestAnacortes Brewery & Rockfish Grill6.404.42-
Rotterdams StoombierStadsbrouwerij de Pelgrim5.003.52-
Zuma ZenDillon Dam Brewery ? 4.252-
Schlossbräu MärzenSchlossbrauerei Au-Hallertau5.303.422-
OktoberfestQuigley's Pint & Plate ? 4.042-
Oktoberfest LagerTied House Cafe & Brewery ? 3.332-
MärzenCamba Bavaria5.604.192-
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