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 - 951 to 1000 (out of 1809) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
OktoberfestFolklore Brewing & Meadery6.004.592-
TomokafestTomoka Brewery6.603.632-
KrankenKinetic Brewing Company5.503.492-
Market Street OktoberfestMarket Street Brewing Co. and Restaurant ? 3.052-
OctoberfestSick N Twisted Brewing Co.8.003.52-
Octoberfest14th Star Brewing Co.5.50-2-
Gessner Original FestbierPrivatbrauerei Gessner5.603.52-
FoxtoberfestFox River Brewing Co. ? 3.882-
JubelbierPrivatbrauerei Hoepfner ? 3.552-
Brass Band OktoberfestUrsula Brewery6.103.892-
NextdoorberfestNext Door Brewing Company5.203.582-
MärzenEllersick Brewing Company6.003.762-
Fest BeerElk Brewing7.30-2-
Amber MarzenLang Bräu OHG5.004.22-
OktoberfestGalveston Island Brewing Company5.80-2-
MonchskellerKlosterbrauerei Weissenohe / Klosterbrauerei Weißenohe Wirtshaus5.203.852-
EctoberfestLake Placid Craft Brewing Company5.904.082-
Merrill MarzenMia & Pia's Pizzeria And Brewhouse4.503.42-
Von WatzdorfAppalachian Mountain Brewery4.904.132-
ShoctoberfestTornado Brewing Company10.004.52-
OktoberfestUnruly Brewing Co.6.20-2-
Oster BierDarguner Brauerei GmbH5.603.12-
Mesquite Smoke BocktoberfestCrow Peak Brewing7.403.642-
OktoberfestBoise Brewing6.303.642-
Oktoberfest LagerGreat Crescent Brewery ? 3.352-
A. Le Coq Imperial MärzenAS Tartu Õlletehas5.001.952-
OktoberfestDark Star Brewing Company Limited5.203.722-
Ahornberger MärzenAhornberger Landbrauerei5.304.172-
Ludwig's Anniversary LagerOld Forge Brewing Company ? 3.762-
Das Über LagerChristian Moerlein Brewing Company5.40-2-
Oktoberfest 7th Settlement Brewery6.30-2-
Hofbrauhaus Traunstein Brauhaus Schmitz OktoberfestHofbräuhaus Traunstein Josef Sailer KG5.703.382-
Bamberg Die WiesnMicro Cervejaria Bamberg5.703.832-
OktoberfestSingin' River Brewing Co. ? 3.632-
OktoberfestSteam Plant Brewing Company / Stacks Restaurant5.604.122-
ChroniclesThe Black Abbey Brewing Company4.80-2-
OktoberfestGhost River Brewing ? -2-
OktoberfestBroken Bow Brewery5.503.052-
Marzen Amber LagerSudwerk Brewing Company5.70-2-
BrocktoberfestBrock Street Brewing Company6.103.792-
Aufsesser FestbierBrauereigasthof Rothenbach Sonnenhof5.104.482-
Oktoberfest LagerRebellion Brewing5.00-2-
Muellerstadt Marzenbier LagerWoodstock Brewhouse7.003.482-
Nenea Iancu Bere Specială De IarnăMemminger Brauerei5.703.082-
Oktoberfestbier 2015Black Tooth Brewing Company5.60-2-
MärzenBrix City Brewing5.50-2-
Anacortes OktoberfestAnacortes Brewery & Rockfish Grill6.404.32-
Rotterdams StoombierStadsbrouwerij de Pelgrim5.003.332-
OktoberfestBarley Mow Brewing Company5.30-2-
MocktoberfestUrban Growler5.50-2-
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