Marzen (March) beer dates back to the days before refrigeration was widely available to brewers and the only way to achieve the cold temperature necessary for the bottom-fermented lagers was to brew in winter. Brewing had to end around March, as the high temperatures of summer spoiled the beer.
AKA: Octoberfestbier or Marzen-Octoberfestbier.
Pronunciation guide for English-speakers: 1/2maer-tsen». Pronouncethe 1/2ae» in the first syllable like the 1/2a»in 1/2bad». Do NOT pronounce it like the planet Mars with an 1/2en»at the end.
It has glimmering red amber hue and offers fresh hops and warm, toasty malt in the bouquet. The velvety mouth feel and medium body give way to a full malty, sweet flavor and reserved, but firm, hop bitterness.
Let yourself be captivated by its magic taste, dance and sing, enjoy yourself, but remember, it is not as light as it seems!
|Color: Red Amber (SRM 14.06)
Bitterness Units: 21.24
|Mexican or any hearty, spicy food: chicken, roasted turkey, sausages, pork, charbroiled steak, grilled vegetables, pizza, burgers, fried fish, mild crab cake, smoked trout. Amazing with mango or coconut flan, almond biscotti, spice cake with pine nuts.
|AGNER & WOLF Brewery Corp. was incorporated in 2012 with only effort of two enthusiastic people, Erwin and Nataly Agner , and whose dream of childhood, to have their own brewery, has come true.
Living in the USA but having German roots, we had not another way but to brew German beer according to the traditions and the law of purity of 1516, which would be classical in its base and stylish per se.
Our lineup represents four types of beer: Hefeweizen (Wheat beer), Altbier (Ale), Marzen (Red Lager) and Schwarzbier (Dark Lager).
Our strategy is in the brewing of beer of high quality, which we could drink by ourselves with a great pleasure and would be proud to offer others.
Our goal is to diversify the US beer market bringing in it the European style.
We want the American consumers to have an opportunity to taste other types of beers, which are different from those, to which they are accustomed to, and be a part of the great European beer family as well.
Our company is young but perspective, and though we are just in the start of the long way to the pinnacle of success, we are sure that in the time soon our beer can get its admirers.