Dates 2020: March - AprilStrong lent beer had already been served during this period of carneval (March - April, 2019) since the mid 15th century. Each of the Munich breweries brews its own strong beer which has an alcohol content of above 7% during lent which has such melodious names as:
- Delicator (Hofbräuhaus)
- Triumphator (Löwenbräu)
- Animator (Hacker- Pschorr)
- Maximator (Augustiner)
Everyone is there who is someone and no politicians are able to escape when it comes to "Derblecken", where politicians have to face their critics. The Märzen beer has been brewed since the October beer festival of 1871. Due to its high original gravity, this beer stays fresh longer than all other beers which were breed before it so that it can only be served during the festival.