A malty and slightly hoppy, balanced and approachable Märzen, perfect for easy Fall drinking.

What’s with the name?

Funke is the German word for 'spark' - Funken is its plural form. In electrical engineering, you never know when you are going to see some sparks on a new project, or in this case, on your palette. The word "Funken" also implies a celebration, in the form of Funkenfeuer/fire. Fall is is a time for celebrating the seasons bounty with Oktoberfest celebrations alike, and this easy drinking Märzen style beer is your celebratory companion.

Beer and Brewing Info

BJCP: Märzen

IBUs: 25

OG 1.054

FG 1.006


Funke is also an ancient and distinguished surname of the German origin. It is derived from the Middle High German, "funke," meaning, "spark," and was most likely originally used to denote a blasksmith. Alternatively, it may have originally been bestowed as a nickname to indicate a very lively person.