Put on your Lederhosen and grab a stein, because Oktoberfest is almost upon us. Here are the best beers from Germany: 1. Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest Märzen 2. Schneider Weisse Tap 6 3. Weihenstephan Hefe Weissbier 4. Fruh Kolsch 5. Augustiner Helles 6. Ayinger Urweisse 7. Brauerie Heller, Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Fastenbier 8. Bayerischer Banhof Original Leipziger Gose 9. Ayinger Kellerbier 10. Freigeist Kopenickiade. Get all the info here: http://ind.pn/2c9NueH
The Märzen is a style that originated in Bavaria a half-century ago and is still celebrated there during Oktoberfest every year. Since lagers were impossible to brew during summer, the beer was brewed in March with higher alcohol by volume (typcially 5-6%) to keep through the warmer months.