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 - 801 to 850 (out of 2070) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Copper FestNo-Li Brewhouse ? 3.234-
Mariestads Höstbrygd 3,5Spendrups Bryggeri AB3.503.074-
Rieder Stelzhamer JubiläumsbierBrauerei Ried5.203.134-
OktoberfestSouthern Pines Brewing Company5.403.794-
OktoberfestGrist Brewing Company6.603.54-
OktoberfestMartin City Brewing Company5.803.994-
OktoberfestTimber Creek Tap & Table5.903.754-
OktoberfestSierra Madre Brewing Co.6.004.14-
Karmeliten FestbierKarmelitenbrauerei Karl Sturm5.503.374-
TracktoberfestTrack 7 Brewing Co.5.503.944-
HoptoberfestPizza Port Solana Beach5.403.344-
Hubertus MärzenHubertus Bräu Johann Kühtreiber OHG5.102.584-
ÜberfestSilver City Brewing Co.8.003.954-
MärzenThe Bier Brewery6.0044-
Marzoni's OktoberfestMarzoni's Brick Oven & Brewing Company4.703.574-
FestbierOccidental Brewing Co.6.703.254-
OktoberfestAuburn Alehouse Brewery & Restaurant5.003.334-
No. 15 OktoberfestThe Freehouse5.603.814-
Oktoberfest5 Seasons Westside ? 4.034-
MärzenThe Bobcat Café & Brewery4.904.034-
OctoberfestMadison Brewing Co. ? 3.284-
DuVig OktoberfestDuVig Brewing Co.4.503.964-
OktoberfestBlack Forest Brew Haus & Grill5.204.014-
Kitzmann Jubiläums ErlangerKitzmann Bräu5.703.914-
OktoberfestHideout Brewing Company7.103.444-
FreundIcicle Brewing Company5.003.974-
Octoberfest LagerRapp Brewing Company ? 3.423-
OktoberfestTun Tavern4.903.533-
Oktober FestEngine House No. 95.003.793-
FestBierBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan4.804.053-
Harvest Ale7 Seas Brewery and Taproom6.504.063-
OktoberfestCzig Meister Brewing Company5.303.033-
CorktoberfestCorcoran Brewing Company5.503.283-
Luther's RoseEarth Bread + Brewery7.803.583-
InfusionfestInfusion Brewing Co.6.104.293-
OktoberfestCrooked Ladder Brewing Company6.303.823-
Oktoberfest LagerB.O.B.'s Brewery ? 3.293-
OctoberfestCapitol City Brewing ? 3.843-
SchnitzengiggleThe Dudes' Brewing Company4.803.483-
Oktoberfest14th Star Brewing Co.4.803.993-
Wolpertinger Das Traditionelle HelleIQ 4 YOU GmbH5.103.253-
FestbierArcobräu Gräfliches Brauhaus5.503.043-
Fest MarzenThe Bruery6.404.313-
Fortuna Zloty SmokBrowar Fortuna6.203.163-
Abbey Oktoberfest MarzenAbbey Brewing Co.6.003.663-
RoctoberfestHeinzelmännchen Brewery ? 3.563-
Hebendanz Annafest BierBrauerei Hebendanz5.304.113-
ZoktoberfestKings County Brewers Collective (KCBC)5.403.833-
Jubiläums Festbier 1200 Jahre ForchheimBrauerei Hebendanz5.302.923-
JacktoberJack Pine Brewery ? 3.523-
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