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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 - 951 to 1000 (out of 2002) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Game On Chop Block OktoberfestSprecher Brewing Company6.003.763-
OktoberfestAlamo Beer Co. ? -3-
ProptoberfestFlyers Restaurant And Brewery6.003.513-
Fest MärzenThe Grizzly Paw Brewing Company6.203.793-
BravaConsorcio Cervecero De Baja California ( La Taberna TJ )7.503.212-
FestbierDovetail Brewery6.804.222-
OktoberfestLatitude 42 Brewing Company ? -2-
OktoberfestMilwaukee Brewing Company6.00-2-
TaptoberfestThe Tap Brewery6.203.842-
Oktobot 5000Lion Bridge Brewing Company7.80-2-
KonstantinSchilling Beer Co.5.104.032-
Fruhling LagerFitger's Brewhouse ? 4.352-
OktoberfestRiver City Brewing Co. ? -2-
OktoberfestStillmank Beer Company ? 4.252-
OktoberfestBJ's Restaurant And Brewhouse5.603.52-
OktoberfestLake Louie Brewery Company6.404.232-
MärzenGunpowder Falls Brewing5.403.882-
OktoberhessMike Hess Brewing - North Park5.90-2-
Dunkin Dormouse OctoberfestWhite Rabbit Brewing Company ? -2-
OktoberfestBrewery At The Bay / Put-In-Bay Brewing Co. ? -2-
BBK MärzenBinding-Brauerei AG ? 3.612-
OktoberfestThe Ram Restaurant & Brewery/Bighorn Brewery ? 3.622-
Octoberfest51 North Brewing Company ? 3.382-
Witzgall FestbierBrauerei Witzgall5.503.572-
Maerzen SpezialHösl & Co. Brauhaus GmbH5.603.812-
Frankie MacDonaldCrow Peak Brewing6.103.632-
OktoberfestPizzeria Uno Chicago Grill & Brewery ? 4.252-
ElktoberfestElk Mountain Brewing ? 3.252-
MarzenBosque Brewing Co.5.20-2-
Genesee Brew House American Imperial MärzenGenesee Brew House ? -2-
OktoberfestCervecería Cruz Blanca5.90-2-
Prohibition Pig OktoberfestProhibition Pig5.70-2-
Kipona FestAppalachian Brewing Company4.90-2-
Nils Oscar Vår Ölthe Nils Oscar Company5.603.782-
OktoberfestFlat Branch Pub & Brewery5.903.312-
OktoberfestR. Shea Brewing4.503.822-
MönchsbräuBrau Union Österreich AG5.102.52-
Oktoberfest LagerRough Draft Brewing Company5.603.162-
Faust Weihnachts FestbierBrauhaus Faust-Miltenberger5.503.962-
Oktoberfest BeerLucky Girl Brewing Company6.203.72-
Scuba's MarzenNorthampton Brewery6.103.822-
Fest BierYards Brewing Co.5.903.682-
Grieskirchner MärzenBrauerei Grieskirchen AG5.002.262-
Fest Devious Release #18Epic Brewing Company6.30-2-
StaastoberfestStaas Brewing Company6.004.592-
HoptoberfestChurch Brew Works7.103.712-
AmerifestAftershock Brewing Co.7.603.422-
Marzen German LagerCloud 9 Brewery5.303.282-
Fest In ShowLowDown Brewery + Kitchen5.503.822-
Noroak FestNorthern Oak Brewery6.10-2-
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