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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 1914
Munchner Helles
5.5 gal 6% 22.9 1.063 1.018
All Grain 1565
Mocktoberfest/OktoberFAST
5 gal 5.7% 26.54 1.055 1.012
All Grain 1381
Sierra Nevada Fest Bier
5.5 gal 5.69% 135.06 1.061 1.017
All Grain 1130
Prost
6.25 gal 6.21% 24.6 1.061 1.014
All Grain 944
Münchner-Style Helles Wiesn Bier
3 gal 5.99% 19.34 1.055 1.009
All Grain 779
SchuBrew Kolsch 2016
5.5 gal 5.42% 28.58 1.050 1.008
BIAB 778
PartyOn
25 L 6.02% 18.84 1.055 1.010
All Grain 736
Ozarks October beer
6 gal 5.81% 30.67 1.055 1.011
All Grain 736
Southern Style Pilz
25 L 6.02% 34.48 1.054 1.008
All Grain 733

Newest Festbier Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Oktoberfest Oops
10 gal 5% 25.67 1.052 1.014
All Grain 7
Spring ÉL
23 L 5.08% 25.67 1.050 1.012
All Grain 20
Festbier 3-3-20
6.5 gal 5.92% 25.23 1.057 1.012
All Grain 28
id Zolifest
40 L 5.42% 23.66 1.050 1.008
All Grain 32
Ale FestBier
5.25 gal 5.67% 19.14 1.056 1.013
extract 44
Bube's Biergarten Fest (2020)
90 gal 7.16% 27.16 1.065 1.010
All Grain 37
Octoberfest I
24 L 6.16% 27.61 1.057 1.010
All Grain 26
Festbier
16 gal 5.74% 21.06 1.063 1.020
All Grain 28
Festbier
5 gal 5% 13.28 1.050 1.011
All Grain 32
Maple Sap Vienna
5.5 gal 6.15% 33.16 1.063 1.016
All Grain 38

Fermentables Used In Festbier Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
German - Pilsner 104 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 63% 8% - 100%
German - Vienna 90 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 26% 4% - 100%
German - Munich Light 85 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 22% 3% - 55%
German - Acidulated Malt 35 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 0% - 6%
German - Melanoidin 26 German Grain roasted malt 25°L
37 4% 1% - 10%
American - Vienna 25 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 35% 6% - 82%
American - Pilsner 23 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 62% 18% - 95%
American - Munich - Light 10L 22 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 21% 6% - 100%
German - Bohemian Pilsner 21 German Grain base malt 1.9°L
38 53% 20% - 96%
German - Munich Dark 19 German Grain base malt 15.5°L
37 10% 2% - 27%

Hops Used In Festbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Hallertau Mittelfruh 81 3.75 42% 11% - 100%
Tettnanger 41 4.5 47% 13% - 100%
Magnum 27 15 28% 3% - 100%
Saaz 21 3.5 39% 14% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 19 4 44% 14% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 16 3.9 55% 17% - 100%
Perle 16 8.2 41% 25% - 100%
Mount Hood 6 4.8 36% 11% - 64%
Hersbrucker 6 4 46% 21% - 80%
Northern Brewer 6 7.8 72% 33% - 100%

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%
American - Munich - Light 10L 1 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 75% 75% - 75%
German - Munich Light 1 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 100% 100% - 100%
Belgian - Aromatic 1 Belgian Grain roasted malt 38°L
33 25% 25% - 25%
German - CaraHell 1 German Grain crystal malt 11°L
34 100% 100% - 100%

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 52 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 13 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - Oktoberfest/Märzen Lager Yeast WLP820 12 White Labs Lager Med-High Medium 69% 52°F 58°F
White Labs - German Lager Yeast WLP830 12 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 76.5% 50°F 55°F
White Labs - Southern German Lager Yeast WLP838 11 White Labs Lager Medium Med-High 72% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 11 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - Bavarian Lager 2206 10 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Med-High 75% 46°F 58°F
Imperial Yeast - L17 Harvest 8 Imperial Yeast Lagers Medium 70% 50°F 60°F
Wyeast - Octoberfest Lager Blend 2633 8 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Med-Low 75% 48°F 58°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 5 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 23 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 17 Fining Other 60% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 13 Water Agt Mash 42% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 13 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 60%
Lactic acid 11 Water Agt Mash 72% 2% - 100%
Epsom Salt 8 Water Agt Other 34% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 7 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 23%
Phosphoric acid 7 Water Agt Mash 68% 10% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 4 Water Agt Boil 26% 6% - 50%
Irish Moss 4 Fining Boil 75% 0% - 100%

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