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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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Lager TownHalf Acre Beer Company6.003.83109-
Christian Moerlein Fifth & Vine Oktoberfest MarzenChristian Moerlein Brewing Company5.703.88109-
Karl Strauss Oktoberfest BeerKarl Strauss Brewing Company5.003.5110987
Weltenburger Kloster Winter-TraumKlosterbrauerei Weltenburg5.203.67108-
Frankenmuth OktoberfestFrankenmuth Brewery5.273.5210484
OktoberfestBerghoff Brewery5.603.1510276
Oktoberfest Festbier LagerNinkasi Brewing Company5.903.6999-
OktofestThe Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works6.003.8397-
RocktoberfestRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery6.103.6595-
Von Trapp Oktoberfestvon Trapp Brewing5.603.889389
MarzenSudwerk Brewing Company5.303.5293-
Mill Street Oktoberfest LagerMill Street Brew Pub5.803.679190
Dinkelacker Oktoberfestbier MärzenDinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG5.603.6591-
CarverFullsteam Brewery5.503.6890-
BaltijosUAB Švyturys - Utenos alus6.003.5589-
AfterburnerMetropolitan Brewing5.503.8589-
Gemuetlichkeit OktoberfestTyranena Brewing Company5.503.6389-
Stegmaier OktoberfestLion Brewery, Inc.5.703.5685-
Night MärzenBeau's All Natural Brewing Company5.503.78285
Fat Head's OktoberfestFat Head's Brewery & Saloon5.703.6682-
Thomas Creek OctoberfestThomas Creek Brewery6.003.882-
OktoberfestMother's Brewing Company5.503.9382-
Augustiner Bräu OktoberfestbierAugustiner-Bräu Wagner KG6.003.8579-
Special Edition - Oktoberfest LagerMendocino Brewing Company6.103.5978-
Sin City AmberSin City Brewing Co.5.703.3878-
Vida Y Muerte Muertzenbier5 Rabbit Cerveceria6.303.8976-
Ramstein OktoberfestHigh Point Brewing Company6.004.0976-
Hofbräu OktoberfestHofbräuhaus Traunstein Josef Sailer KG6.303.0676-
OachkatzlschwoafUrban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten5.403.8974-
Wolters Fest-BierHofbrauhaus Wolters GmbH5.003.357179
Moat Octoberfest / MärzenMoat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.5.203.826890
Horny Goat OktoberfestHorny Goat Brewing Co.6.002.9667-
Saranac Dark-tober(fest)Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery6.003.767-
Bayern Oktoberfest LagerBayern Brewing, Inc. / Edelweiss Bistro6.003.5667-
Oktoberfest LagerHangar 24 Brewery5.703.6266-
OktoberBeastAviator Brewing Company7.203.7266-
Autumn WindsGrey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island5.803.766-
SchadenfreudeParallel 49 Brewing Company5.00466-
Kipona FestAppalachian Brewing Company4.903.6365-
OktüberfestTired Hands Brewing Company5.503.8465-
Ok2berfestTwo Roads Brewing Company5.803.664-
Columbus FestbierColumbus Brewing Company5.303.6563-
Oktoberfest LagerOlde Hickory Brewery6.003.656390
Green Man HarvesterGreen Man Brewery6.003.796386
Augtoberfest Fest BierFoolproof Brewing Company6.003.5662-
OktoberfestChurch Brew Works5.903.8162-
Oktoberfest BeerSusquehanna Brewing Company6.203.661-
Schönramer GoldPrivate Landbrauerei Schönram6.003.760-
Hofbräu FestbierHofbräuhaus München6.303.7359-
Nils Oscar Kalasölthe Nils Oscar Company5.203.6458-
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