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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
Hornindal Kveik Lager
5.5 gal 6.06% 23.3 1.054 1.008
All Grain 2956
Munchner Helles
5.5 gal 6% 22.9 1.063 1.018
All Grain 1926
Mocktoberfest/OktoberFAST
5 gal 5.7% 26.54 1.055 1.012
All Grain 1661
Sierra Nevada Fest Bier
5.5 gal 5.69% 135.06 1.061 1.017
All Grain 1520
Prost
6.25 gal 6.21% 24.6 1.061 1.014
All Grain 1142
SchuBrew Kolsch 2016
5.5 gal 5.42% 28.58 1.050 1.008
BIAB 918
Ozarks October beer
6 gal 5.81% 30.67 1.055 1.011
All Grain 892
Festbier
24 L 5.98% 23.79 1.057 1.011
BIAB 857
PartyOn
25 L 6.02% 18.84 1.055 1.010
All Grain 857
Southern Style Pilz
25 L 6.02% 34.48 1.054 1.008
All Grain 831

Newest Festbier Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Janzen Marzen
12 L 6.44% 30.17 1.061 1.012
All Grain 4
Oktoberfest
5.5 gal 6.19% 18.45 1.057 1.010
BIAB 9
Unter dem Zelt Festbier
5.5 gal 5.67% 22.36 1.057 1.013
All Grain 9
Festbier
25 L 4.78% 22.04 1.046 1.010
All Grain 19
Awesome Recipe
18 gal 5.17% 5.14 1.052 1.012
All Grain 23
test
22.71 L 6.56% 0 1.067 1.017
All Grain 16
Patsy Pilsner
12 L 4.21% 30.89 1.042 1.010
All Grain 274
Paulaner clone festbier
5.5 gal 5.95% 24.89 1.055 1.009
All Grain 37
OKTOGONE
40 L 6.75% 20.75 1.067 1.016
All Grain 28
christmas fest beer
23 L 5.52% 23.97 1.051 1.009
BIAB 45

Fermentables Used In Festbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Munich - Light 10L 74 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 23% 3% - 100%
German - Pilsner 72 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 62% 8% - 93%
German - Vienna 61 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 28% 4% - 100%
Munich Dark 20L 30 Grain specialty malt 20°L
34 12% 3% - 38%
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% - 5%
American - Vienna 17 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 34% 6% - 82%
American - Pilsner 15 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 59% 18% - 95%
Pale 2-Row 12 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 52% 12% - 92%
Belgian - Aromatic 11 Belgian Grain roasted malt 38°L
33 4% 1% - 9%

Hops Used In Festbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Hallertau Mittelfruh 57 3.75 42% 12% - 100%
Tettnanger 35 4.5 45% 8% - 100%
Magnum 21 15 27% 3% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 14 4 42% 14% - 93%
Saaz 14 3.5 39% 14% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 12 3.9 55% 17% - 100%
Perle 9 8.2 32% 25% - 50%
Northern Brewer 4 7.8 74% 45% - 100%
Mount Hood 4 4.8 31% 11% - 64%
Willamette 4 4.5 35% 10% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Festbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range

Yeasts Used In Festbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 36 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - German Lager Yeast WLP830 11 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 76.5% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 11 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 9 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - Bavarian Lager 2206 8 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Med-High 75% 46°F 58°F
White Labs - Oktoberfest/Märzen Lager Yeast WLP820 8 White Labs Lagers Med-High Medium 69% 52°F 58°F
White Labs - Southern German Lager Yeast WLP838 6 White Labs Lagers Medium Med-High 72% 50°F 55°F
Wyeast - Octoberfest Lager Blend 2633 6 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Med-Low 75% 48°F 58°F
Wyeast - Munich Lager 2308 6 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 72% 48°F 56°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
Gypsum 14 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 11 Water Agt Boil 67% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 9 Water Agt Mash 70% 1% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 9 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 60%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 8 Water Agt Mash 29% 0% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 5 Water Agt Sparge 61% 10% - 100%
Table Salt 4 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 23%
Irish Moss 3 Other Boil 67% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 3 Water Agt Other 34% 0% - 54%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 2 Water Agt Boil 28% 6% - 50%

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