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Amber Malty European Lager - Märzen

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Top 10 Märzen Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Marzen/Oktoberfest
5.5 gal 6.54% 28.04 1.060 1.011
All Grain 5366
Kevin (Jamil's) Vienna Lager
12 gal 4.93% 28.85 1.049 1.011
BIAB 4159
Mack Mikrobryggeri Haakon Senior 25 l
25 L 6.46% 19.29 1.066 1.016
BIAB 2751
Overthought Octoberfest
5 gal 6% 28.42 1.061 1.015
extract 1953
BIGGINS MATCHMAKER MARZEN
15 gal 5.54% 23.79 1.055 1.013
All Grain 1851
smoked marzen
20 L 5.95% 25.48 1.058 1.013
All Grain 1559
Patchworx Oktoberfest
5.5 gal 5.96% 24.69 1.060 1.015
All Grain 1487
Mardi Gras King Cake
5.5 gal 5.35% 85.34 1.054 1.014
Partial Mash 1465
Marzen Oktoberfest Zymurgy 1/2016
11 gal 5.65% 24.87 1.056 1.013
All Grain 1448
Mack Mikrobryggeri Haakon Senior 25 l
25 L 6.79% 20.2 1.062 1.010
All Grain 1308

Newest Märzen Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Märzen
18 L 5.29% 30.35 1.054 1.014
All Grain 10
Marzen 1970
5.25 gal 5.78% 24.66 1.060 1.016
All Grain 21
AltFiest
11 gal 6.12% 27.8 1.055 1.008
BIAB 24
Smoked Märzen
5.5 gal 6.01% 29.13 1.066 1.021
BIAB 11
Mash Up Marzen
20 L 6.21% 21.18 1.058 1.011
All Grain 18
Marzen/Bock Cream Ale blend
21 L 5.85% 20.11 1.058 1.013
All Grain 9
Amber Alert
20.8 L 6.58% 135.86 1.062 1.012
All Grain 15
My Favorite Marzen 2
5.5 gal 5.76% 23.57 1.057 1.013
extract 40
Ich Bin Ein Fattendorfer
24 L 5.85% 58.68 1.054 1.010
All Grain 80
LeRoss 22 AmberFestMarzen Mashup
7 L 5.72% 32.19 1.056 1.012
All Grain 17

Fermentables Used In Märzen Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Munich - Light 10L 311 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 36% 2% - 100%
German - Vienna 240 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 30% 2% - 100%
German - Pilsner 240 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 41% 1% - 100%
Munich Dark 20L 177 Grain specialty malt 20°L
34 27% 3% - 100%
German - CaraMunich I 80 German Grain crystal malt 39°L
34 7% 2% - 28%
American - Vienna 77 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 32% 7% - 100%
American - Pilsner 71 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 40% 5% - 83%
German - Melanoidin 67 German Grain roasted malt 25°L
37 6% 1% - 25%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 61 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 6% 1% - 20%
German - CaraMunich II 58 German Grain crystal malt 46°L
34 7% 1% - 45%

Hops Used In Märzen Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Hallertau Mittelfruh 148 3.75 43% 10% - 100%
Tettnanger 142 4.5 43% 10% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 97 3.9 47% 13% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 90 4 45% 12% - 100%
Saaz 89 3.5 42% 9% - 100%
Magnum 62 15 38% 7% - 100%
Perle 41 8.2 52% 8% - 100%
Mount Hood 23 4.8 50% 5% - 100%
Hersbrucker 17 4 38% 11% - 100%
Cascade 17 7 32% 9% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Märzen Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Munich - Light 10L 11 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 44% 27% - 67%
German - CaraMunich I 9 German Grain crystal malt 39°L
34 34% 6% - 100%
German - CaraMunich II 6 German Grain crystal malt 46°L
34 53% 33% - 100%
Munich - 60L 6 Grain specialty malt 60°L
33 51% 16% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 5 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 32% 14% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 5 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 38% 6% - 86%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 5 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 45% 19% - 100%
German - Vienna 4 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 26% 25% - 29%
Belgian - Special B 4 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 17% 11% - 25%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 4 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 48% 13% - 100%

Yeasts Used In Märzen Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 103 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Wyeast - Bavarian Lager 2206 47 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Med-High 75% 46°F 58°F
White Labs - Oktoberfest/Märzen Lager Yeast WLP820 46 White Labs Lagers Med-High Medium 69% 52°F 58°F
Wyeast - Octoberfest Lager Blend 2633 44 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Med-Low 75% 48°F 58°F
White Labs - German Lager Yeast WLP830 40 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 76.5% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 37 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 28 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - German Bock Lager Yeast WLP833 24 White Labs Lagers Med-High Medium 73% 48°F 55°F
White Labs - German Ale/ Kölsch Yeast WLP029 20 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 75% 65°F 69°F
White Labs - Southern German Lager Yeast WLP838 17 White Labs Lagers Medium Med-High 72% 50°F 55°F

Other Ingredients Used In Märzen Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 62 Fining Boil 71% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 52 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 35 Fining Boil 74% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 32 Water Agt Mash 62% 1% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 24 Water Agt Sparge 18% 0% - 64%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 22 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 50%
Epsom Salt 17 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 49%
Chalk 12 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 71%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 8 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 50%
Table Salt 7 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 11%

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