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
Oktoberfest: GemutlichkeitWiseacre Brewing5.904.0357-
13.Five OfestBlue Mountain Brewery6.003.6355-
OktoberfestLucky Bucket Brewing Co.5.503.5355-
Oktoberfest LagerMarshall Brewing Company6.003.8155-
Dark Horse OctoberfestDark Horse Brewing Company8.003.854-
ZeltbierVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown6.203.8154-
Märzen OktoberfestProst Brewing Company5.803.9354-
O-toberfestO'so Brewing Company & Tap House5.903.453-
Fall LagerYazoo Brewing Company ? 3.5253-
Fest BeerLancaster Brewing Company5.503.6852-
Das Echte MärzenDinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG5.503.5252-
Série Signature OktoberfestLes Trois Mousquetaires4.103.8652-
AltoberfestElement Brewing Company8.354.1351-
Licher OktoberfestLicher Privatbrauerei5.703.5950-
OktoberfestGranite City Food & Brewery6.103.4850-
LTD Series - 07Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub5.703.64987
Rhin’OfestLost Rhino Brewing Company5.503.8448-
ConchtoberfestFlorida Beer Company ? 3.6448-
DankeChainWest Sixth Brewing Company5.503.4748-
Oktoberfest BrauGarrison Brewing Company4.903.5248-
Heiner Brau MaerzenCovington Brewhouse ? 3.5847-
Aries Märzen OktoberfestEmpyrean Brewing Company5.303.8947-
Oktoberfest Froggy Style LagerHoppin' Frog Brewery7.303.9347-
OktoberfestThe Fort Collins Brewery6.003.634680
Elevator 1810 OktoberfestElevator Brewery & Draught Haus5.903.5146-
RocktoberfestDiamond Bear Brewing Company5.983.6845-
Ballast Point OktoberfestBallast Point Brewing Company5.703.6845-
Casco Bay OktoberfestCasco Bay Brewing Co.5.753.734592
VolksfestBierDinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG5.503.545-
HoptoberfestMilwaukee Brewing Company6.003.6143-
Würzburger OktoberfestWürzburger Hofbräu AG ? 3.744381
Blowing Rock Oktoberfest LagerBlowing Rock Brewing Co. ? 3.5543-
Ayinger Kirta-HalbePrivatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying5.803.9943-
Rochester Mills OktoberfestRochester Mills Beer Co.6.303.6143-
Late Harvest LagerBear Republic Brewing Co.6.303.7342-
Oktoberfest LagerIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant6.003.7942-
SchwandtoberfestBauhaus Brew Labs5.703.9342-
OktoberfestLake Superior Brewing Company ? 3.6742-
ZepptemberfestFrench Broad Brewing Co.6.103.6842-
Fat Head's Duke Of Lager Fest BierFat Head's Brewery & Saloon5.003.741-
Franconia OktoberfestFranconia Brewing Company ? 3.5941-
Treasure Fest Oktoberfest LagerHeavy Seas Beer6.003.4241-
BisonfestFlying Bison Brewing Company6.303.8441-
Leg HoundCore Brewing & Distilling Co.5.503.6540-
OktoberfestCOOP Ale Works5.603.6440-
Dauntless Oktoberfest LagerNorth Peak Brewing Company5.803.7540-
Rothaus Eis ZäpfleBadische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus AG5.603.8840-
Daura MärzenDamm S. A.7.203.4340-
OktoberfestSilver City Brewing Co.6.003.639-
OktoberfestSanTan Brewing Co.5.503.693980
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