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An Oktoberfest In Wixom Mi. Hosted By Drafting Table

There’s a lot of reasons to love fall, football is back on tv, temperatures start to cool down, and of course we get the return of fall beers.  Two styles of beers that start popping up in September and through the month of October are Pumpkin beers and of course Märzen style lagers more commonly known as Oktoberfest beers. What better way to celebrate some of these beers than by heading up to your hometown brewery and partaking in their local Oktoberfest celebration! On October 8th,…

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Switchback Brewing Co. Märzen Review

Featured Contributor @BeerBallyhoo These days there are plenty of perfectly respectable breweries who will slap an “Oktoberfest” label on pretty much any old bottle of amber ale; unfortunately, they are missing the point entirely. A true Märzen is a lager, traditionally brewed sometime in (you guessed it) March, then enjoyed, once it’s been properly aged and settled, in (you guessed it again) October. The brand-spankin-new Märzen from Switchback Brewing Co. is not one of those falsified ales. It’s a true lager: slowly fermented in multiple stages,…

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