Oktoberfest: American Tribute to German Style Bier Festival

On Saturday, September 23 from 1-6 PM join us right here at Tysons Biergarten as we showcase German Style beers from your favorite American Craft Breweries. Thats right, we have contacted 25+ American craft breweries and have asked them to send us their “Best of the best” German-style-American-influenced beer for our “American Tribute to German Style Beer Festival. So grab your friends, share this event and come out to Tysons Biergarten on September 23rd to try German style beers brewed on this side of the Atlantic!

BEER LIST! BEER LIST! BEER LIST!
Escutcheon Brewing:
Oktoberfest ABV 6.5%
Malt and balanced noble hops. This fest beer is true to style. It is slightly higher ABV lends a fuller mouthfeel and keeps the encroaching chill of fall and winter off you back for a while. Prost!
Growler Kolsch ABV 4.5%
Don’t let the light colored Growler Kolsch fool you – the flavor runs deep and is more complex than meets the eye. A twist on the classic Kolsch from Cologne, it has a crisp malty flavor and subtle refreshing notes of German hops. As a lagered ale, this beer maintains the flavor of an ale, but also has a clean refreshing lager finish. The best of both worlds!

Mahou:
Cinco Estrellas ABV 5.5%
Spain- American-Style Lager- Pours out a pale golden color with a decently foamy white head that dissipates into wonderful lacing. Aromas of sweet grains with a touch of floral notes. Flavors of sweet barley malts with a modest touch of citrus on the finish.

DC Brau Brewing Company:
Brau Pils ABV 4.6%
Brau Pils is a straightforward Pilsner with a light body, moderate carbonation and an assertive yet restrained hop character. Aromas of earthy, spicy noble hops are chased by a rich, cracker-like note backed up with clean, malty notes and neutral lager yeast profile. This beer is made to help refresh on those hot summer dog days of DC.
Oktoberfest Bier ABV 5.5%
DC Brau’s Oktoberfest has a classic list amber to copper hue that is topped with intense German malt aromas of toasty bread, light caramel and faint biscuit. It’s supported by a traditionally light Noble hop aroma that complements the rich malty notes. The mouthfeel is smooth and creamy with a medium body that gives it a pleasing richness. The hops perfectly complement the dominant malt character to form a very refreshing Oktoberfestbier that can be enjoyed all thru the fall months.

SLY FOX BEER:
Macht Schnell Kolsch ABV 4.6%
A light bodied golden beer, typically brewed in the Cologne area of Germany. The first beer brewed five years ago on our new German brewhouse in Pottstown, which couldn’t get operating fast enough in our minds. A wonderfully refreshing session beer just in time for the dog days of summer.
Oktoberfest ABV 5.8%
Traditional Oktoberfest beer is a medium-bodied, smooth and malty brew made with German Vienna malts and German hops

Anderson Valley Brewing Company:
Blood Orange Gose
Our Blood Orange Gose is a tart, refreshing wheat ale that is kettle-soured with lactobacillus and brewed with sea salt and coriander. However, unlike traditional versions of the style, our features liberal additions of blood oranges during fermentation. This imparts tangy citrus notes that complement the champagne – like flavors, creating a complex and sessionable ale perfect for any occasion.

Wild Wolf Brewing Company:
Blonde Hunny ABV 6.8%
This special version of Blonde Hunny has Orange Blossom honey in it to enhance flavor. Blonde Hunny is a Belgian style Blonde Ale with wheat and a lot of honey in every pour. We have also added a special spice blend to give it an added kick. Smooth and refreshing, this beer is straw yellow in color with a slight sweetness if the middle and an estery finish characteristic of the best Belgian beers.
Area 151 ABV 7%
A rotating Belgian Style Ale fermented with fruit. This beer rotates between tree fruits, each one imparting its own flavor to the same base style beer. We filter 151 prior to packaging to add a crispness and to help bring the fruit forward

Fatti:
Urtyp-Hell ABV 4.7%
This straw-blond lager is the beer that typifies greatness of German, particularly Bavarian, beer-making. It is the “Bavarian” beer. It is lightly bottom fermented. The golden hue and honey aroma combined with its slightly citrusy taste, makes this a perfect year round beer.
Rittertrunk Dunkel ABV 5.5%
This great tasting amber has a strong malt flavor. The flavor blends perfectly with the caramel aroma and roast taste with a tiny chocolate hint. Don’t let the clear, polished-brown color fool you, as this beer is soft with a very smooth taste. This beer goes well with red meats, desserts, and fruits.

Franziskaner Weissbier:
Franziskaner Dunkel ABV 5.5%
Deep and darker colored, cloudy with yeast. Brewed with a darker roasted malt which adds some maltiness to the refreshing flavor of the Hefe-Weissbier

Old Bust Head Brewing Company:
Oktoberfest Marzen Style Lager ABV 5.10%
As the colors come out each fall it is not just the turning of the leaves we celebrate but the limited release of our annual Oktoberfest. With a malty, yet clean build a full caramel tones, our Oktoberfest Marzen lager perfectly balances a toasty, bready sweetness with a touch of hops.
Double Sparkle DIPA ABV 8.4%
2+ lbs per barrel of Galaxy and Mosaic hops, and a heavy tropical aroma of pineapple and mango, with a hint of peach. Smooth flavor. Clean finish with a bit of bitter at the end. Great overall summer beer.

Great Lakes Brewing Company:
Oktoberfest ABV 6.5%
Prost! Our take on this classic German style is a celebration of maltiness — packed with rustic, autumnal flavors to put a little more oomph into your oom-pah-pah.

Brew Republic Bierwerks:
Patriot 212 Helles Lager ABV 5%
Patriot 212 is a properly made Munich Helles golden lager with a flavor profile and aroma that are guaranteed to please. The prevailing sweet malt flavor is meticulously highlighted with just enough noble hop bitterness to provide balance, resulting in a smooth, medium-bodied, bright golden lager.

Old Ox Brewery:
Oxtober Bier ABV 6.00%
Oxtober Bier is a Marzen-style lager in the true German tradition. Vienna malts and nice toastiness drive the flavor. Very clean, smooth, and malt forward with rounded malt sweetness accompanied by nice biscuit and toast accents. A pleasant hop bitterness adds balance.
Hoppy Place ABV 7.50%
Our West Coast Style IPA is very hop forward and deliciously unbalanced. Light malt sweetness gives citrus and pine notes, culminating in a delightfully dry finish. Hops Lovers: you have found Hoppy Place.

Hacker-Pschorr:
Dunkle Weisse
Our Weisse Dark wheat deer shimmers gently like a black opal with a glint of amber. Its taste is as strong as its look. A touch of caramel pleasantly washes over the palate. Fine noses will detect nuances of apricot and clove besides its characteristic malt aroma. The spicy sweetness of the dark malts harmoniously combine with subtly bitter hoppy notes. The secret of the unique taste is the use of select wheat and barley varieties and especially the brewing process. This gives the beer its distinctive color and its delicate, velvety smooth character.

Alewerks Brewing Company:
Oktoberfest Marzen ABV 5.1%
With a malty, yet clean build and full caramel tones, the Oktoberfest Marzen lager perfectly balances a toasty, bready sweetness with a touch of hops.

Alesatian Brewing Co.:
Alesatian Loka Koko Oatmeal Stout 6.7%
Dark brown to black in color light carbonation, with strong hints of wood – fired roasted coconut. Smooth, velvety stout with dark chocolate, caramel, and roasted malts. Aged on wood-fired toasted coconut flakes.
Zot ABV 6%
Brugse Zot is a goldenblond beer with a rich froth and a fruity flavoring. The beer is brewed with four different kinds of malt and two aromatic varieties of hop which give the beer its unique taste. Thanks to the fermentation in the bottle, the beer has a longer natural life.

The Brooklyn Brewery:
Brooklyn Oktoberfest 5.5%
It is true to the original German style, full-bodied and malty, with a bready aroma and light, brisk hop bitterness. Brewed from the finest German malt and hops, Brooklyn Oktoberfest is true to original style, full bodied and malty, with a bready aroma and light, brisk hop bitterness.
Lager ABV 5.2%
Lager beer in the “Vienna” style was one of the local favorites. Brooklyn Lager is amber-gold in color and displays a firm malt center supported by a refreshing bitterness and floral hop aroma. Caramel malts how in the finish.

Alesatian Brewing Co.:
320 Citra Wheat ABV 5.5%
Light, crisp, and refreshing with floral notes of grapefruit this traditional German wheat recipe with an American spin consisting of loads of Citra hops!

Champion Brewing Company:
Falconer ABV 5.5%
This hoppy American wheat beer was brewed with our friends in C-Ville metal outfit Corsair, and features ‘Falconer’s Flight’ hops, a hop union blend of Simcoe, City, and Sorachi Ace. Heady hoppy nose, balanced by easy drinking wheat flavors and milt bitterness.

Avery Brewing Company
El Gose ABV 4.5%
A timeless, traditional tart gose (goes-uh) with its zesty and salty disposition is brightened by a tangy citrus twist. A bier for every día!
 
The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
Dopplebock ABV 8.5%
The Duck-Rabbator Dopplebock is a powerfully malty German-style lager. The malty / grainy flavors so dominate this beer, it’s like a whole loaf of bread in every glass! Is it a beverage or is it a meal? It’s both.
 
Founders Brewing Co.
Green Zebra Watermelon Gose ABV 4.6%
Subtly sour and a little sweet, this ale is a refreshing take on a nearly extinct German style, gose. Watermelon is the highlight of this lightly-hopped treat and gives it a hint of satisfying juiciness. The soft mouthfeel and dry finish comes courtesy of the addition of sea salt, a traditional gose ingredient.
 
Great Divide Brewing Co.
Roadie Radler ABV 4.2%
Brewed with natural grapefruit puree, this easy-drinking ale pours a hazy sunrise gold and is bursting with citrus aroma. Unique in its class, this Radler is refreshing and slightly tart, with just enough bitterness to keep both cyclists and spectators coming back for more.
 
Jailbreak Brewing Company
Czech The Technique ABV 5%
Brilliantly gold with a creamy white head, this traditionally executed offering is brewed with pilsner and wheat malts, noble hops, Czech lager yeast, and a soft water profile. Floral and gently spicy hop aromatics are backed by a lightly bready malt that leads into the balanced complexity of a clean malt backbone with soft hop bitterness. With a long rounded finish, this offering continuously invites another taste
 
Key Brewing Co.
Helles Lager ABV 4.7%
A medium-bodied, golden-in-color lager with a clean malt flavor start and a slightly sweet and spicy hop finish.This beer is clean and crisp for an easy and refreshing year-round drink.
 
Lost Rhino Brewing Co.
Meridian Kolsch ABV 5%
From Meridian Hill across the Prime Meridian, wherever you’re headed, travel light with our classic Kolsch. The perfect companion to keep you fresh even days after your last real shower.
Final Glide Hefeweizen ABV 5.4%
A Bavarian-style hefeweizen brewed with malted german wheat. The ferrulic rest in the brew schedule gives the authentic German hefe strain the potential to create these nice banana and clove phenols you’ll recognize. True to style, served in our signature hefeweizen glass, a great beer for those warm summer days.
 
Mustang Sally Brewing Company
Dortmunder Lager ABV 5.5%
A smooth classic German lager with a bready character that gives way to a combination of malt sweetness and palate clearing noble hop bitterness
 
North Coast Brewing Company
Alt Nouveau ABV 4.7%
The “alt” in Altbier has dual meaning, referring both to the top-fermenting yeast used to make the beer and to the fact that this ale is literally the old style of beer in a country now famous for its lager beers. Made famous in the city of Dusseldorf, Altbier has a varied profile, depending on the brewer, from malty to hoppy.
 
Ornery Beer Company
Light of Cologne Kolsch ABV 5.1%
Our Kolsch-style ale. Traditionally brewed only in Cologne Germany, this pale colored ale has a slightly crisper hop character than is found in many of the pale German lagers. You will find yourself enjoying the sweet & vinous flavors of the malt and a perfectly dry finish, all combining for the perfect summer thirst quencher
 
Solace Brewing Company
Gute Nacht ABV 6%
Malty and full-bodied, this classic Marzen-style lager is the perfect beer to kick of the fall season.
 
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