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Firestone Walker Oaktoberfest Clone HomeBrew Recipe

oktoberfest all grain
oktoberfest all grain
oktoberfest all grain


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: Oktoberfest
Target ABV: 5.0%
Target IBUs: 24
Recipe Type:
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Posted August 18, 2013 by


All Grain HomeBrew Oktoberfest Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a German Style Oktoberfest, similar to Firestone Walker’s Oaktoberfest. Orange-amber colored, medium-bodied with toasted malt aromas and clean crisp malty flavors. Moderately low hop bitterness.



6.5 lbs. Pilsner 2-row

2 lbs Vienna

2 lbs Munich

8 oz Cara-Hell

8 oz CaraRed


1  oz. German Hallertau 5%a, 60 minutes

1 oz. German Hallertau 5%a, 20 minutes

Yeast:Wyeast 2352 PC Munich Lager II or  White Labs WLP820 Oktoberfest


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil with hop regimen above.

Chill down to 52F 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.

Rack to keg or secondary and start cold-aging process. If possible taper temperature down 5-7 degrees per day from Diacetyl rest to 35F. Cold age at 35F for 4-6 weeks.

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