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Marshall Celebrates German Heritage with Marshtoberfest October 1st

Tulsa, OK – September 22, 2016 – Marshall Brewing Company, lead by German-trained brewmaster Eric Marshall, will host a celebration of German-style bier, food and music at the brewery Ocotber 1, 2016 from 12 to 6 pm. Marshtoberfest, 618 S. Wheeling Ave., Tulsa, OK, will feature German fare from Fassler Hall, traditional German music from local musicians David & Ken, and a host of traditional German-style beers to inlude Dunkel Lager, Klaus Hefeweizen and Oktoberfest Lager.

Eric Marshall a fourth generation Tulsan with a degree in International Business and German language from the University of Tulsa. Eric left Tulsa in 2004 to study the art of brewing in Munich, Germany where he was awarded the prestigious International Diploma in Brewing Technology from the World Brewing Academy. He apprenticed in multiple breweries throughout Germany and served as a brewer at the Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.

In 2007, Eric returned to Tulsa to begin laying the groundwork for his own brewery. Marshall Brewing Company, Tulsa’s first production craft microbrewery, which began operations in spring 2008. “Before we opened Marshall Brewing in 2008, I knew that we would offer some traditional German-style beers. Truthfully, I brewed the Old Pavilion Pilsner and Oktoberfest Lagers so I could enjoy fresh lager,” explains brewmaster Eric Marshall.

German-style Draft Offerings:

Dunkel Lager
Kölsch Ale
Klaus Hefeweizen
Oktoberfest Lager
Old Pavilion Pilsner

Each of these beers is brewed with 100% German malt, hops and yeast.

Highlighted Beer:

Klaus Hefeweizen
Klaus is a German-style Hefeweizen named for the patriarch of Brewmaster Eric Marshall’s host family while studying and apprenticing in Germany. A creamy head offers aromas of banana and bubblegum created by the traditional German ale yeast used during fermentation. This yeast is left in the beer to both provide flavor and the cloudiness typical of a German-style wheat beer. Following the aroma, Klaus features a medium body and a light sweetness on the palate to create a refreshing and effervescent session beer.

Marshall Brewing Company began offering beer commercially in May of 2008 ushering in a new era of Tulsa brewing. Employing a production model, Marshall Brewing Company focuses on handcrafting full strength ales and lagers.

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