September Beer of the Month: Brooklyn Brewery's Oktoberfest

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While Brooklyn Brewery hasn't been around for hundreds of years like some of the Bavarian brewers who originated the celebratory "Oktoberfest" Marzen brew, it has been on the forefront of the micro brewing revolution since 1988. The amber and copper toned Marzen style beer is malty as all get out, and is as good as it gets in replicating it's Bavarian counterpart. This is a great bridge from your crisp Summer Ales into the darker, more complex beer of Autumn. Enjoy this beauty while it's still around until late October. 
Style: Märzen/Oktoberfest
Malts: Bavarian Heirloom Munich and Pilsner Malts (malted specially for us in Bamberg)
Hops: Hallertauer Perle, Hallertauer Mittelfrueh
Alcohol by Volume: 5.5%
IBUs: 25
Original Gravity: 13.7° Plato
Calories: 175
Food Pairings: Brooklyn Oktoberfest is especially great with sausages, chicken, steaks, pork chops, cold cuts, burgers and roasted meats.
Availability: August-October
Format: 15.5 gal kegs; 5.2-gal kegs; 24/12oz. bottles
Brooklyn Brewery