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 2117) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Moninger Festbier Im OktoberBrauerei Moninger GmbH5.60-0-
Spice And SmokeRoundabout Brewery5.80-0-
Moninger Maien FestbierBrauerei Moninger GmbH5.60-0-
Kaufmann MärzenPivovarnya Kuptsa Andryeyeva5.30-0-
Oktoberfest LagerSaddle Mountain Brewing Company4.50-0-
Volkefest LagerLazy Loon Brewing Company, LLC ? -0-
AmberMB Beer Plus ? -0-
RyetoberfestPumphouse Brewery5.40-0-
OktoberfestSpilled Grain Brewhouse5.80-0-
Forschungs FestbierForschungsbrauerei5.40-0-
OktoberfestThe Woodburn Brewery5.60-0-
MarzenMicrobirrificio Birra Elvo5.50-0-
See Ya LederhosenWarPigs Brewpub5.70-0-
OktoberfestNorsemen Brewing Co. ? -0-
KnotholeLogboat Brewing Co.6.00-0-
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-
OztoberfestWichita Brewing Co. & Pizzeria West6.00-0-
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-
Festie Oktoberfest Lager (Heavy Rotation Series No. 07)Starr Hill Brewery4.80-0-
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-
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