Autumn is a favorite season for many, for a variety of reasons. Whether it is the ephemeral nature and changing of the season, the fiery landscape, reflective ambience or impeccable weather, the seasonal amber lagerbiers are simply a perfect accompaniment. Pumpkin and fresh hop ales, both of which fit the bill of “harvest” beers, have recently become eagerly anticipated offerings for many. But it is the venerable Märzen/Oktoberfest genre that has served autumnal revelers for centuries. Märzen, the historical designation, was made in the waning cool of spring; Oktoberfest, the more recent appellation, was brewed to savor during the changing season. They have come to be the essentially interchangeable names for the evocative burnished-gold to coppery, malty lagerbiers that favor brisk weather and festive ambience. They represent a lineage of adaptation, innovation and cooperation. Rooted in Germany, Austria, and even England, this stylistic transformation coincided with the explosion of brewing technology and regional style development during the mid-19th century.
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Firestone Walker Brewing Co.  Oaktoberfest
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. Oaktoberfest
Oaktoberfest
16 oz Cans
98 RateBeer

$9.95

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