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 - 1001 to 1050 (out of 1991) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Fall Tree OktoberfestWolf Hollow Brewing Company6.30-2-
Caldera MärzenCaldera Brewing Company6.304.032-
Das NutFest Oktoberfest AleSalty Nut Brewery ? -2-
Dark MarzenBrauereigasthof Rothenbach Sonnenhof ? 4.22-
St. Georgenbräu Buttenheimer HopfenzupferSt. Georgenbräu5.603.772-
Hartmann Amber MarzenBrauerei Gasthof Hartmann ? 4.22-
NovemberfestStation 26 Brewing Co. ? 3.82-
Allgauer OktoberfestDer HirschBrau/Privatbrauerei Höss ? 4.052-
Ahornberger Dark MarzenAhornberger Landbrauerei ? 3.722-
812 Harvest Ale450 North Brewing Company5.003.622-
MattzenStone Brewing6.20-2-
Aard-ToberfestAardwolf Brewing Company5.50-2-
DarktoberfestWabasha Brewing Co.5.60-2-
OktoberfestCape May Brewing Company5.00-2-
OktoberfestCommunity Beer Company6.10-2-
OctobierRustic Road Brewing Company ? 3.222-
Kitzmann WintergoldKitzmann Bräu5.903.252-
NikolausbierDer Vogelbräu5.503.232-
Brauhaus OktoberfestBrauhaus Am Markt4.20-2-
Standing Stone OktoberfestStanding Stone Brewing Company ? 3.182-
VMO #3La Cumbre Brewing Co.4.80-2-
AutumnfestBlue Star Brewing Company ? 2.92-
Sonoma FestbierWoodfour Brewing Company6.00-2-
OktoberfestFolklore Brewing & Meadery6.004.592-
TomokafestTomoka Brewery6.603.632-
KrankenKinetic Brewing Company5.503.492-
Market Street OktoberfestMarket Street Brewing Co. and Restaurant ? 3.052-
SchweintoberfestSterling Pig Brewery5.004.112-
OctoberfestSick N Twisted Brewing Co.8.003.52-
Octoberfest14th Star Brewing Co.5.50-2-
OctoberfestStone Corral Brewery5.60-2-
Tap & DieThe Workshop Brewing Company5.303.492-
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-
OktoberfestPort Huron Brewing Company5.503.612-
Bacher OktoberfestBrouwerij Martens NV5.603.792-
OktoberfestBrickway Brewery & Distillery5.20-2-
MärzenEllersick Brewing Company6.003.762-
Fest BeerElk Brewing7.30-2-
Amber MarzenLang Bräu OHG5.004.22-
OktoberfestGalveston Island Brewing Company5.80-2-
Export MarzenThe Bruery7.00-2-
OktoberfestNorth River Brewing Company ? -2-
EctoberfestLake Placid Craft Brewing Company5.904.082-
Merrill MarzenMia & Pia's Pizzeria And Brewhouse4.503.42-
Von WatzdorfAppalachian Mountain Brewery4.904.132-
Roth Volksfest BierLudwig Roth Bierbrauerei GmbH5.703.622-
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