Märzen / Oktoberfest

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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 Ratings > Score
Limber LegsKalona Brewing Company5.4033.58
Theresien StammbräuTheresienbrauerei und Gaststätte4.9033.27
KnotholeLogboat Brewing Co.6.0033.82
Würzburger Kiliani-FestbierWürzburger Hofbräu AG5.9033.85
OktoberfestThe Beer Company6.5033.26
Löwen Bräu Bartholomäus FestbierLöwenbräu Buttenheim5.0033.71
OktoberfestWitch's Hat Brewing Co.5.8033.56
O-FestHops and Grain Brewery ? 33.06
OktoberfestFranklin's Restaurant, Brewery & General Store5.7034
OktoberfestSilver Creek Brewing Co.7.0034.16
Motor City Brewing Oktoberfest LagerMotor City Brewing Works ? 33.43
OktoberfestAmos Howard's Brew Pub5.3033.34
OctoberfunkFieldwork Brewing Co.6.3033.82
OktoberfestSanta Barbara Brewing Company ? 32.83
OztoberfestWichita Brewing Co. & Pizzeria West6.0033.36
OktoberfestFerguson Brewing Company6.2533.55
Saint JoeberfestSt. Joseph Brewery & Public House5.1033.37
Big Dam Horn O'PlentyStone's Throw Brewing8.5033.58
Margarita's Wrecking Ball Oktoberfest LagerSouth Street Brewery ? 33.45
Fest BierMeantime Brewing Company Limited5.6033.54
Organic FestDogwood Brewing6.9033.06
Green Street Harvest AlePrism Brewing Company5.3033.42
Oktoberfest LagerWild Woods Brewery5.6033.97
ReceptionalUtepils Brewing Co5.9034.1
OktoberfestJersey Girl Brewing Company6.0033.52
MarzenShebeen Brewing Company5.6033.78
OktoberfestLa Diable5.7033.11
OhiofestOhio Brewing Company6.8033.01
Oktoberfest MärzenFóti Kézműves Sörfőzde7.2033.6
GyptoberfestBonfire Brewing Co.5.6033.64
Game On Chop Block OktoberfestSprecher Brewing Company6.0033.61
OktoberfestRhinelander Brewing Company5.2032.95
Autumn ArcherBow & Arrow Brewing5.1033.53
ProptoberfestFlyers Restaurant And Brewery6.0033.51
Oktoberfest4 Noses Brewing Company6.5033.72
Fest MärzenThe Grizzly Paw Brewing Company6.2033.78
HB OktoberfestHofbräuhaus Newport6.3024.08
BravaConsorcio Cervecero De Baja California ( La Taberna TJ )7.5023.23
OktoberfestOn Tour Brewing Company5.8023.76
OktoberfestLatitude 42 Brewing Company ? 23.31
TaptoberfestThe Tap Brewery6.2023.9
KonstantinSchilling Beer Co.5.1024.02
Fruhling LagerFitger's Brewhouse ? 24.35
OktoberfestRiver City Brewing Co. ? 23.38
OktoberfestBJ's Restaurant And Brewhouse5.6023.5
OktoberfestWhitestone Brewery5.3023.25
MärzenGunpowder Falls Brewing5.4023.88
OktoberhessMike Hess Brewing - North Park5.9023.81
FunkenfestTin Whiskers Brewing Company6.0023.55
OktoberfestBrewery At The Bay / Put-In-Bay Brewing Co. ? 23.25
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