All Grain HomeBrew Oktoberfest Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a German Style Oktoberfest, similar to Georgetown Brewing’s Tomtoberfest. Amber-orange colored, medium-bodied with toasted malt aromas, clean crisp malty flavors, and a touch of Noble hop flavor. Moderate hop bitterness in the finish
11 lbs German Pilsner 2-row
2.5 lbs Light Munich
2 oz Carafa III (for a nice orange-amber color)
2 oz. German Hallertau 5%a, 60 minutes
1 oz. German Hallertau 5%a, 15 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.