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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 2463
Munchner Helles
5.5 gal 6% 22.9 1.063 1.018
All Grain 1717
Mocktoberfest/OktoberFAST
5 gal 5.7% 26.54 1.055 1.012
All Grain 1510
Sierra Nevada Fest Bier
5.5 gal 5.69% 135.06 1.061 1.017
All Grain 1276
Prost
6.25 gal 6.21% 24.6 1.061 1.014
All Grain 1039
Münchner-Style Helles Wiesn Bier
3 gal 5.99% 19.34 1.055 1.009
All Grain 884
SchuBrew Kolsch 2016
5.5 gal 5.42% 28.58 1.050 1.008
BIAB 848
Ozarks October beer
6 gal 5.81% 30.67 1.055 1.011
All Grain 807
PartyOn
25 L 6.02% 18.84 1.055 1.010
All Grain 802
Southern Style Pilz
25 L 6.02% 34.48 1.054 1.008
All Grain 772

Newest Festbier Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 4.09% 0 1.042 1.010
Partial Mash 7
Oktoberfest
1.8 L 7.25% 0 1.074 1.018
extract 4
Awesome Recipe
23 L 4.68% 0 1.048 1.012
BIAB 2
Awesome Recipe2
6.5 gal 6.2% 32 1.062 1.015
All Grain 22
Ebenauer
5.5 gal 5.79% 24.55 1.063 1.019
All Grain 4
72. Doc Furniss Festbier
1200 L 5.15% 20.3 1.047 1.008
All Grain 13
15 Gallon Festbier
15 gal 5.61% 41.29 1.057 1.014
Partial Mash 22
Oktoberfest with a little smoke
5 gal 5.95% 29.63 1.063 1.018
All Grain 73
Vienna Lager
5 gal 5.41% 26.31 1.055 1.014
All Grain 9
4X Lager
40 L 5.38% 21.57 1.053 1.012
All Grain 35

Fermentables Used In Festbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
German - Pilsner 110 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 63% 8% - 94%
German - Vienna 97 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 25% 4% - 100%
German - Munich Light 96 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 22% 3% - 55%
German - Acidulated Malt 39 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 0% - 6%
German - Melanoidin 32 German Grain roasted malt 25°L
37 4% 1% - 10%
American - Vienna 30 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 35% 6% - 82%
American - Munich - Light 10L 27 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 20% 6% - 100%
American - Pilsner 25 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 58% 5% - 95%
German - Bohemian Pilsner 24 German Grain base malt 1.9°L
38 51% 20% - 96%
American - Pale 2-Row 21 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 56% 12% - 100%

Hops Used In Festbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Hallertau Mittelfruh 89 3.75 43% 11% - 100%
Tettnanger 48 4.5 46% 8% - 100%
Magnum 33 15 31% 3% - 100%
Saaz 23 3.5 40% 14% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 23 4 44% 14% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 21 3.9 49% 14% - 100%
Perle 17 8.2 41% 25% - 100%
Spalt 7 4.5 49% 20% - 100%
Mount Hood 6 4.8 36% 11% - 64%
Hersbrucker 6 4 53% 33% - 80%

Steeping Grains Used In Festbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
German - Carapils 2 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 53% 40% - 67%
German - CaraMunich I 2 German Grain crystal malt 39°L
34 27% 20% - 33%
American - Aromatic Malt 1 American Grain base malt 20°L
35 40% 40% - 40%
German - Munich Light 1 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 100% 100% - 100%
American - Munich - Light 10L 1 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 75% 75% - 75%
American - Crystal 10L Millet Malt - Gluten Free 1 American Grain gluten-free malt 10°L
25 100% 100% - 100%
Belgian - Aromatic 1 Belgian Grain roasted malt 38°L
33 25% 25% - 25%

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 59 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - Oktoberfest/Märzen Lager Yeast WLP820 14 White Labs Lagers Med-High Medium 69% 52°F 58°F
White Labs - German Lager Yeast WLP830 14 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 76.5% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 13 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 11 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - Southern German Lager Yeast WLP838 11 White Labs Lagers Medium Med-High 72% 50°F 55°F
Imperial Yeast - L17 Harvest 10 Imperial Yeast Lagers Medium 70% 50°F 60°F
Wyeast - Octoberfest Lager Blend 2633 10 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Med-Low 75% 48°F 58°F
Wyeast - Bavarian Lager 2206 9 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Med-High 75% 46°F 58°F
Mangrove Jack - Bavarian Lager M76 8 Mangrove Jack Lagers n/a Medium 77.5% 45°F 57°F

Other Ingredients Used In Festbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 28 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 18 Fining Boil 59% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 15 Water Agt Mash 70% 2% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 14 Water Agt Mash 47% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 12 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 60%
Epsom Salt 8 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 8 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 23%
Phosphoric acid 7 Water Agt Mash 69% 10% - 100%
Irish Moss 5 Fining Boil 80% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 4 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 50%

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