All Grain HomeBrew Oktoberfest Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a German Style Oktoberfest, similar to Karbach Karbachtoberfest. Orange-amber colored, medium-bodied with toasted malt aromas and clean crisp malty flavors. Moderately low hop bitterness.
7 lbs Vienna
5 lbs Munich
8 oz Melanoidin Malt
1 oz. Hallertauer 5%a, 60 minutes
1 oz. German Tettnang 4%a, 30 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.