Tis the season for Brown Ales, Pumpkin Beers and Oktoberfest. It seems like these beers are released earlier and earlier each year. Now that they are here, go treat yourself to a nice Märzen or Pumpkin beer as they tend to go as quickly as they came.

Fireflies in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria has just put out a stellar lineup of seasonal beers.


Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest


Flying Dog Dogoberfest
Gordon Biersch
Sam Adams Oktoberfest
Spaten Oktoberfestbier
Victory Festbier
New Holland Ichabod
Schlafly Pumpkin Ale
Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale
Terrapin PumpkinFest
Dogfish Head Punkin Ale

Be sure to check back with us later this week for our updated guide to the best Oktoberfest events in the area and tell us about your favorite Pumpkin or Oktoberfest beer.

Are American Märzens as good as the originals from Germany ?