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My Favorite Marzen

My Favorite Marzen

Oktoberfest/Märzen : Partial Mash : 6 gal

sweazel

This Octoberfest has a hoppy note toward the finish and finishes crisp and clean.

October 26, 2013 at 03:26pm

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Ingredients (Partial Mash6 gal)

  • .66 lbs Vienna Malt; Weyermann

    Vienna Malt; Weyermann

    German-grown two-row spring barley (2004 harvest) Product Characteristics: Imparts malty notes to finished beer. Intended for ales and lagers. Recommended Quantities: Up to 100% of total grain bill. Suitability (beer styles): Lagers: Oktoberfestbier, Märzen, Mai-Bock, Lager ; Ales: Dark, Stout.

  • .33 lbs Weyermann CaraMunich® I; Weyermann

    Weyermann CaraMunich® I; Weyermann

    Provides body. For Oktoberfest, bock, porter, stout, red, amber and brown ales.

  • .25 lbs Crystal Malt 60°L

    Crystal Malt 60°L

    Sweet caramel flavor, deep golden to red color. For dark amber and brown ales.

  • 1.33 lbs German Light Munich

    German Light Munich

    For a desired malty, nutty flavor. Lagers, Oktoberfests and bock beer.

  • .33 lbs Melanoidin Malt; Weyermann

    Melanoidin Malt; Weyermann

    German-grown two-row spring barley (2004 harvest) Product Characteristics: High degree of modification of both proteins and starches. Excellent friability. Low β- glucan values. Highly acidic. Highly malt-aromatic. Adds deep-amber to red-brown color, maltiness, body, and mouthfeel to finished beer. Promotes flavor stability. Recommended Quantities: Up to 20% of total grain bill Suitability (beer styles): Lagers: Oktoberfestbier, Märzen, Dunkel, Bock, Doppelbock Ales: Amber, Dark, Scottish, Irish Red

  • 3.3 lbs CBW® Munich Liquid (Malt Extract); Briess

    CBW® Munich Liquid (Malt Extract); Briess

    CBW® Munich (liquid malt extract) is 100% pure malted barley extract made from 100% malt and water. This specialty malt extract is made using a traditional multiple step mashing process to achieve higher levels of fermentability. It is made from 50% Munich Malt and 50% Base Malt to produce a very rich, malty, amber colored extract. CBW® Munich can be used in the production of all extract beer styles and to adjust the color, flavor and gravity of all grain beers. Use alone for styles such as Oktoberfest, Marzen or Bock beers. Use with a blend of extracts or grains to add rich malty character and reddish hues to any beer style.

  • .5 lbs CBW® Pilsen Light Powder (Dry Malt Extract); Briess

    CBW® Pilsen Light Powder (Dry Malt Extract); Briess

    Neutral to subtle flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • CBW® Pilsen Light is a liquid, 100% pure malted barley extract made from 100% Briess malts and water. It is the lightest pure malted barley extract available and produces a very crisp, clear wort. • CBW® Pilsen Light can be used in the production of all extract beer styles and to adjust the color, flavor and gravity of all grain beers. • Advantages of using extract in a brewhouse include: o Save time. o Increase capacity/boost productivity. o Extends the brew size by adding malt solids to the wort. o Boost gravity. o Adjust color. o Improve body and head retention. • Briess Malt & Ingredients Company is the only vertically integrated malting company in North America. That means we make our pure malt extracts from our own malt so you are assured of receiving only the fullest flavored, freshest, pure malt extracts for top brewhouse performance.

  • 2.5 lbs CBW® Golden Light Powder (Dry Malt Extract); Briess

    CBW® Golden Light Powder (Dry Malt Extract); Briess

    Malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • CBW® Golden Light (Powder) is a dry, 100% pure malted barley extract made from 100% Briess malts and water. • CBW® Golden Light can be used in the production of all extract beer styles and to adjust the color, flavor and gravity of all grain beers. • Advantages of using extract in a brewhouse include: o Save time. o Increase capacity/boost productivity. o Extends the brew size by adding malt solids to the wort. o Boost gravity. o Adjust color. o Improve body and head retention. • Briess Malt & Ingredients Company is the only vertically integrated malting company in North America. That means we make our pure malt extracts from our own malt so you are assured of receiving only the fullest flavored, freshest, pure malt extracts for top brewhouse performance. • All styles of extract beer, and to adjust the color, flavor and gravity of all grain beers.

  • .75 oz Perle - 8.5 AA% pellets; boiled 50 min

    Perle

    Used mainly for its minty bittering and good green hop aromas in all non-pilsener lagersand wheats. Aroma is pleasant and slightly spicy

  • 1 oz Saaz - 3.2 AA% whole; boiled 30 min

    Saaz

    Used for finishing pilseners, continental lagers, and wheats. The aroma is spicy and pleasant with fragrant overtones.

  • 1 oz Liberty - 4.9 AA% whole; boiled 10 min

    Liberty

    Used mainly for finishing German and American style ales and lagers. Aroma is mild and pleasant.

  • 1 ea Whirlfloc Tablets (Irish moss) - Added at 15 min (omitted from calculations)

    Whirlfloc Tablets (Irish moss)

    Enhanced Irish Moss in convenient tablet form

  • WYeast 2633 Octoberfest Lager Blend™

    WYeast 2633 Octoberfest Lager Blend™

    A blend of lager strains designed to produce a rich, malty, complex and full bodied Octoberfest style. Attenuates well while still leaving plenty of malt character and mouth feel. Low in sulfur production.

Notes

Steeped the grains at 140 degrees for 30 minutes and 156 degrees for another 30. Sparge at 170. Add DMEs at 60 minutes. Added LME at 15 minutes. Pitched yeast at 70 degrees. Fermenting at 52 degrees. Placed in the secondary at 38 degrees. OG 1.056. FG 1.016. ABV 5.3%.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 3 - European Amber Lager

Subcategory: B - Oktoberfest/Märzen

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.053 1.050 - 1.057
Terminal Gravity: 1.013 1.012 - 1.016
Color: 12.4 SRM 7 - 14
Alcohol: 5.2% ABV 4.80% - 5.70%
Bitterness: 26.6 IBU 20.00 - 28.00

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