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Pale Malty European Lager - Festbier

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Festbier Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Munchner Helles
5.5 gal 6% 22.9 1.063 1.018
All Grain 1132
Mocktoberfest/OktoberFAST
5 gal 5.7% 26.54 1.055 1.012
All Grain 999
Prost
6.25 gal 6.21% 24.6 1.061 1.014
All Grain 711
SchuBrew Kolsch 2016
5.5 gal 5.42% 28.58 1.050 1.008
BIAB 610
Southern Style Pilz
25 L 6.02% 34.48 1.054 1.008
All Grain 602
PartyOn
25 L 6.02% 18.84 1.055 1.010
All Grain 580
Ozarks October beer
6 gal 5.81% 30.67 1.055 1.011
All Grain 553
Münchner-Style Helles Wiesn Bier
6 gal 6.26% 23.34 1.057 1.009
All Grain 519
Sierra Nevada Fest Bier
5.5 gal 5.69% 135.06 1.061 1.017
All Grain 495
octobarfast ale
12 gal 6.1% 29.68 1.057 1.011
All Grain 453

Newest Festbier Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Festbier
21 L 6.02% 19.46 1.057 1.011
All Grain 8
Oktoberfest
19 L 5.56% 23.15 1.055 1.012
All Grain 10
Festbier LODO 1.0
21 L 5.51% 24.92 1.059 1.017
BIAB 9
Festbier
4.5 gal 5.64% 27.15 1.053 1.010
BIAB 12
Ja-Bitte! Festbier
5.5 gal 5.49% 24.99 1.058 1.016
All Grain 35
FestBier
186 gal 6.26% 25.24 1.056 1.009
All Grain 13
Holy Maltrimony (Original)
30 L 4.86% 31.33 1.045 1.008
All Grain 15
boho larger
23 L 6.27% 18.67 1.064 1.016
All Grain 13
Bube's Biergarten Fest
90 gal 6.05% 27.08 1.060 1.014
All Grain 12
Festbier 2019
5.5 gal 6.56% 21.69 1.067 1.017
All Grain 32

Fermentables Used In Festbier Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
German - Pilsner 71 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 61% 8% - 93%
German - Vienna 63 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 30% 4% - 100%
German - Munich Light 59 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 22% 3% - 51%
German - Melanoidin 23 German Grain roasted malt 25°L
37 4% 1% - 9%
German - Acidulated Malt 22 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 0% - 6%
German - Munich Dark 15 German Grain base malt 15.5°L
37 11% 4% - 22%
American - Pilsner 15 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 59% 18% - 93%
American - Vienna 14 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 34% 16% - 82%
American - Munich - Light 10L 12 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 26% 7% - 100%
German - Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner 12 German Grain base malt 1.8°L
38 68% 25% - 90%

Hops Used In Festbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Hallertau Mittelfruh 52 3.75 41% 12% - 100%
Tettnanger 25 4.5 46% 13% - 100%
Magnum 21 15 26% 3% - 67%
Saaz 17 3.5 38% 14% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 16 4 39% 14% - 70%
Domestic Hallertau 10 3.9 49% 17% - 100%
Perle 9 8.2 32% 25% - 50%
Spalt 5 4.5 39% 20% - 55%
Northern Brewer 4 7.8 81% 71% - 100%
Mount Hood 4 4.8 31% 11% - 64%

Steeping Grains Used In Festbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
German - CaraMunich I 2 German Grain crystal malt 39°L
34 27% 20% - 33%
German - Carapils 2 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 53% 40% - 67%
American - Aromatic Malt 1 American Grain base malt 20°L
35 40% 40% - 40%

Yeasts Used In Festbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 31 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 12 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 8 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - German Lager Yeast WLP830 8 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 76.5% 50°F 55°F
Wyeast - Bavarian Lager 2206 6 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Med-High 75% 46°F 58°F
White Labs - Oktoberfest/Märzen Lager Yeast WLP820 6 White Labs Lager Med-High Medium 69% 52°F 58°F
Wyeast - Octoberfest Lager Blend 2633 6 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Med-Low 75% 48°F 58°F
White Labs - Southern German Lager Yeast WLP838 5 White Labs Lager Medium Med-High 72% 50°F 55°F
White Labs - German Bock Lager Yeast WLP833 5 White Labs Lager Med-High Medium 73% 48°F 55°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 4 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F

Other Ingredients Used In Festbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Calcium Chloride 14 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 7 Water Agt Boil 69% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 6 Water Agt Mash 35% 0% - 63%
Epsom Salt 4 Water Agt Mash 38% 0% - 54%
Lactic acid 4 Water Agt Mash 62% 14% - 100%
Irish Moss 4 Other Boil 75% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 2 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 23%
Five Star Chemicals - 5.2 pH Stabilizer 1 Water Agt Mash 33% 33% - 33%
Phosphoric acid 1 Water Agt Sparge 50% 36% - 63%
Baking Soda 1 Water Agt Mash 0% 0% - 0%

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