Big Malty Oktoberfest HomeBrew Recipe
All Grain HomeBrew Oktoberfest Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a German Style Oktoberfest, similar to Rahr’s Oktoberfest. Orange-amber colored, medium- (almost full) bodied, with toasted malt aromas and clean crisp sweet malty flavors. Moderately low hop bitterness.
9 lbs Pale 2-row
6 lbs Vienna
12 oz. CaraMunich
8 oz. Melanoidin Malt
2 oz. Carafa III (for coloring)
3/4 oz. German Magnum 13%a, 60 minutes
Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.
Sparge at 170 degrees.
One hour boil with hop regimen above.
Chill down to 50F and pitch yeast.
Ferment for about 10-14 days until primary fermentation just finishes.
Diacetyl Rest: Raise beer temp to 62-65F for 2-3 days.