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Get Your A** to Marzen (5 gal)

195 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.049 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: Chris and joe
Calories: 195 calories (Per 12oz)
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Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
5 lb German - Pilsner5 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 43.5%
5 lb German - Munich Light5 lb Munich Light 37 6 43.5%
0.5 lb German - CaraMunich II0.5 lb CaraMunich II 34 46 4.3%
1 lb German - Munich Dark1 lb Munich Dark 37 15.5 8.7%
11.5 lb Total      
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
1.16 oz Domestic Hallertau1.16 oz Domestic Hallertau Hops Pellet 3.9 Boil 90 min 16.91
0.5 oz Domestic Hallertau0.5 oz Domestic Hallertau Hops Pellet 3.9 Boil 20 min 4.13
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
3.5 galHeat 3.5 gal of water to 170*F for initial mash. Mash temp target between 150-155*F Infusion155 °F60 min
0.75 galMash out using 3 quarts of boiling water to top off fermenter. Temperature212 °F0 min
3.25 galPerform fly sparge method using 3.25 gal of 170*F water Fly Sparge170 °F0 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.2 qt/lb
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
1 each Whirlfloc Water Agt Boil 15 min.
Attenuation (custom):
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Fermentation Temp:
70 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 106 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Method: forced CO_2       CO2 Level: 2.6 Volumes
Target Water Profile: Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
80 5 25 75 80 100
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Prepare starter 3 days in advance if your using a starter.

This brew is for those that want to make a Oktoberfest style homebrew but do not have the capacity to lager or use a fermentation temperature control chamber. We are using American Ale yeast in the place of the traditional lager yeast.

You can also use WLP001 in place of US-05.
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Last Updated: 2015-08-14 16:00 UTC
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