Märzen / Oktoberfest

Description:
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 2078) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
O-FestHops and Grain Brewery ? 2.753-
OktoberfestFranklin's Restaurant, Brewery & General Store5.7043-
OktoberfestSilver Creek Brewing Co.7.004.163-
Motor City Brewing Oktoberfest LagerMotor City Brewing Works ? 3.513-
OktoberfestAmos Howard's Brew Pub5.303.343-
Railway City HoptoberfestRailway City Brewing Company ? 3.33-
OktoberfestSanta Barbara Brewing Company ? 2.523-
OktoberfestFerguson Brewing Company6.253.373-
Saint JoeberfestSt. Joseph Brewery & Public House5.103.373-
Margarita's Wrecking Ball Oktoberfest LagerSouth Street Brewery ? 3.453-
Fest BierMeantime Brewing Company Limited5.603.363-
Organic FestDogwood Brewing6.903.063-
Green Street Harvest AlePrism Brewing Company5.303.423-
Antietam OktoberfestAntietam Brewery & Restaurant6.803.73-
Oktoberfest LagerWild Woods Brewery5.603.973-
OktoberfestJersey Girl Brewing Company6.003.523-
MarzenShebeen Brewing Company5.603.923-
OktoberfestLa Diable5.703.093-
OhiofestOhio Brewing Company6.803.013-
Oktoberfest MärzenFóti Kézműves Sörfőzde7.203.63-
GyptoberfestBonfire Brewing Co.5.603.723-
Game On Chop Block OktoberfestSprecher Brewing Company6.003.763-
OktoberfestAlamo Beer Co. ? 3.843-
Rumschpringefest!!!Liquid Riot Bottling Company4.803.573-
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 ? 3.312-
OktoberfestMilwaukee Brewing Company6.003.852-
TaptoberfestThe Tap Brewery6.203.842-
KonstantinSchilling Beer Co.5.104.032-
Fruhling LagerFitger's Brewhouse ? 4.352-
OktoberfestRiver City Brewing Co. ? 3.382-
BlocktoberfestBlock 15 Brewery & Restaurant5.004.192-
OktoberfestBJ's Restaurant And Brewhouse5.603.52-
OktoberfestLake Louie Brewery Company6.404.232-
MärzenGunpowder Falls Brewing5.403.882-
OktoberhessMike Hess Brewing - North Park5.903.812-
OktoberfestBrewery At The Bay / Put-In-Bay Brewing Co. ? 3.252-
BBK MärzenBinding-Brauerei AG ? 3.612-
OktoberfestThe Ram Restaurant & 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-
Oktoberfest LagerMarsh Island Brewing5.903.842-
OktoberfestPizzeria Uno Chicago Grill & Brewery ? 4.252-
ElktoberfestElk Mountain Brewing ? 3.252-
MarzenBosque Brewing Co.5.203.772-
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