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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Imperial Hunt For Red Oktoberfest Books & Brews10.304.071-
Imperial OctoberfestBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.282-
DragonhosenBoulder Beer / Wilderness Pub9.003.67197-
MMMLaut Imp MarzenPennsylvania Brewing Company9.0031-
Autumn GoldBlacklist Brewing8.50-0-
Big Eddy Über-OktoberfestJacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company8.503.57256-
Big Dam Horn O'PlentyStone's Throw Brewing8.503.82-
AltoberfestElement Brewing Company8.354.1351-
Oktobot 3000Lion Bridge Brewing Company8.201.461-
Cave Dweller MarzenBarley John's Brewing Company8.00-0-
Kaiser Fest Imperial OktoberfestJohn S. Rhodell Brewery8.0041-
Dark Horse OctoberfestDark Horse Brewing Company8.003.8153-
OctoberfestSick N Twisted Brewing Co.8.003.52-
Imperial OktoberfestRahr & Sons Brewing Company8.003.657-
Schlafly Imperial OktoberfestThe Schlafly Tap Room8.003.846-
Fisherman's OktoberfestCape Ann Brewing Company8.003.751-
ÜberschallGravity Brewing8.002.861-
Hansel And KettleThree Notch'd Brewing Company8.003.416-
ÜberfestSilver City Brewing Co.8.003.954-
Weather BeaconConfluence Brewing Company7.90-0-
Luther's RoseEarth Bread + Brewery7.803.583-
Erie OktoberfestErie Brewing Co.7.803.5823-
Atom SmasherTwo Brothers Brewing Company7.703.66533-
Maple Marzen BockCastle Danger Brewery7.60-0-
AmerifestAftershock Brewing Co.7.603.422-
BravaConsorcio Cervecero De Baja California ( La Taberna TJ )7.503.212-
TuberfestLagunitas Brewing Company7.503.7529782
Fest MarzenSudwerk Brewing Company7.503.922-
Spencer Trappist Festive LagerThe Spencer Brewery7.503.6315-
OktoberfestRahr & Sons Brewing Company7.503.22173-
Berkshire Oktoberfest LagerBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.7.503.9538097
Three Sheets LagerLarboard Beer Company7.503.19468
The StiglitzWynwood Brewing Company7.503.938-
OctoberfestSwamp Rabbit Brewery & Tap Room7.503.862-
Mesquite Smoke BocktoberfestCrow Peak Brewing7.403.642-
Blitzkrieg Imperial OktoberfestRiver City Brewing Co.7.403.862-
Blue Hills Marzen Spring LagerBlue Hills Brewery7.403.4710-
Fest BeerElk Brewing7.303.932-
OktoberfestWasserhund Brewing Company7.3041-
Oktoberfest Froggy Style LagerHoppin' Frog Brewery7.303.9246-
Bread MonsterFree Will Brewing Co.7.303.4517-
Voll DammDamm S. A.7.203.16120-
OktoberfestUrban Harvest Brewing Company7.20-0-
MarcoweBrowar Kormoran7.204.291-
Oktoberfest LagerFive Seasons Prado7.20-0-
Daura MärzenDamm S. A.7.203.4638-
OktoberBeastAviator Brewing Company7.203.7266-
Imperial OktoberfestBlue Hills Brewery7.203.22-
Oktoberfest MärzenFóti Kézműves Sörfőzde7.203.63-
Maple City GoldBack Road Brewery7.203.5510-
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