181 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: Festbier
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Boil Size: 6.25 gallons
Boil Gravity: 1.044 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Yooper
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Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
8.5 lbGerman - Vienna8.5 lb Vienna37479.1%
1 lbGerman - Munich Light1 lb Munich Light3769.3%
0.5 lbGerman - CaraMunich I0.5 lb CaraMunich I34394.7%
0.5 lbAmerican - Caramel / Crystal 80L0.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 80L33804.7%
0.25 lbBelgian - Aromatic0.25 lb Aromatic33382.3%
10.75 lb Total      
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
1 ozTettnanger1 oz Tettnanger HopsPellet4.5Boil60 min18.04
0.5 ozTettnanger0.5 oz Tettnanger HopsPellet4.5Boil30 min6.93
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
0 qtInfusion151 F0 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
1 eachWhirlfloc1 each WhirlflocFiningBoil15 min.
Attenuation (avg):
Optimum Temp:
57 - 70 °F
Fermentation Temp:
60 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P)
128 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Target Water Profile: Oktoberfast/Mocktoberfest
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
80 0 0 50 0 30
Use soft water, and target a mash pH of 5.3.
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Author: Yooper, Method: All Grain, Style: Festbier, ABV 5.7%, IBU 24.98, SRM 12.36, Fermentables: (Vienna, Munich Light, CaraMunich I, Caramel / Crystal 80L, Aromatic) Hops: (Tettnanger) Other: (Whirlfloc)
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Last Updated: 2018-08-17 21:09 UTC
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Yooper 07/27/2018 at 06:47pm
This is a good facsimile of an Oktoberfest beer. Use a clean well attenuating yeast strain, like nottingham (dry) or WLP001 and ferment on the cool side; 60-62F for nottingham, or 65F for WLP001.

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