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 - 2051 to 2100 (out of 2104) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
OktoberfestThe Woodburn Brewery5.60-0-
MarzenMicrobirrificio Birra Elvo5.50-0-
See Ya LederhosenWarPigs Brewpub5.70-0-
OktoberfestNorsemen Brewing Co. ? -0-
OktoberfestSun Up Brewing Co. ? -0-
LevantOberfestLevante Brewing Company5.00-0-
OktoberfestSecond Street Brewery5.40-0-
Oktoberfest1933 Brewing Company6.20-0-
MarzenMotorworks Brewing5.30-0-
OktoberHop Hill Brewing Co.5.00-0-
Munich FestChain O'Lakes Brewing Company5.40-0-
LostOberFestLost Highway Brewing Company5.50-0-
Rechenberger FestbierBrauerei Rechenberg ? -0-
JubiläumsbierBrauhaus Zils5.30-0-
OktoberfestLa Verne Brewing Co.5.50-0-
OktoberfestivusNorsemen Brewing Company ? -0-
MarzenReUnion Brewery5.50-0-
BearzenBoxing Bear Brewing Co.5.20-0-
NovemberfestAmerican Honor Beer Company6.00-0-
Certified Originals Maritimer MarzenFirst Draft - Niagara College Teaching Brewery5.00-0-
Braunstein Amber Lager (Classic)Bryghuset Braunstein4.90-0-
Otto's OktoberfestBig Thompson Brewery5.50-0-
LTD Oktoberfest '15LTD Brewing Co. ? -0-
OktoberfestLassen Ale Works ? -0-
Pomona FestbierHomage Brewing5.70-0-
Raunchy RauchMoccasin Bend Brewing Co.5.40-0-
Saalfelder JubiläumsbierBürgerliches Brauhaus Saalfeld GmbH5.60-0-
Stella MarzenAl Ahram Beverages Company6.50-0-
Watzkes MärzenBall- und Brauhaus Watzke5.40-0-
Förster MärzenGampertbräu Gebr. Gampert GmbH & Co. KG5.50-0-
Oompah, Not PolkaRound Guys Brewing Company5.70-0-
MärzenSutter Buttes Brewing5.40-0-
BeerZelis Fest NyefiltrovannoyeBeerZelis ? -0-
Der ZugRoundhouse Brewery5.30-0-
MarcoweMinibrowar Restauracja Spiz6.50-0-
Fest AlePueblo Vida Brewing Company6.75-0-
Watzkes FestbierBall- und Brauhaus Watzke5.40-0-
OktoberfestivaYesterYears Brewery5.20-0-
Volks Brau Oktoberfest AleFlatrock Brewing Company ? -0-
OktoberfestStilt House Brewery5.40-0-
Altenmünster MarzenAllgäuer Brauhaus AG ? -0-
HoptoberfestApocalypse Brew Works5.20-0-
PumptoberfestBeach Haus Brewery7.00-0-
O'fest '14City Steam Brewery Café5.60-0-
Caramel ÜmlautStrangeways Brewing7.00-0-
Tavern OktoberfestTavern Brewery5.50-0-
Springboard MarzenOld Rock Brewery ? -0-
OktoberfestCollege Street Brewhouse & Pub5.40-0-
Oktoberfest/MarzenLodi Beer Company ? -0-
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