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Spotted Tongue 2013 Oktoberfest

Spotted Tongue 2013 Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest/Märzen : All Grain : 5.5 gal

Homebrewer Stan

For 2013 competitions. Brewed on 1/14/2013. Kegged on 2/11/2013.

December 6, 2012 at 10:55pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5.5 gal)

  • 9 lbs Pilsner Malt; Weyermann

    Pilsner Malt; Weyermann

    German-grown two-row spring barley (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics:Perfect foundation grist for all lagers. Excellent modification and favorable protein and glucan levels. Excellent lautering properties. Provides finished beer with substantial body and mouthfeel, as well as good foam development and head retention. Very flexible grain with high extract efficiency for reliable lager-making in any brew house, including pub ale systems. Yields optimum results for any process⎯from single-step to multi-step infusion, to decoction. Recommended Quantities: Up to 100% of total grain bill. Suitability (beer styles): All lagers, especially Pils/Pilsner/Pilsener, low-alcohol beer, “light“ beer, Belgian beers

  • 4 lbs Munich TYPE I; Weyermann

    Munich TYPE I; Weyermann

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

  • 0.75 lbs Caramel Munich 60 Malt; Malteries Franco-Belges

    Caramel Munich 60 Malt; Malteries Franco-Belges

    These malts are highly modified, caramelized and slightly roasted and are especially well suited to beers requiring additional caramel malt flavor and color.

  • 0.4 oz Magnum - 11.0 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Magnum

    A West Coast hop with high Alpha Acid. Excellent bittering hop.

  • 0.5 oz Tettnanger - 4.0 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min

    Tettnanger

    Mild, slightly spicy. 'Noble'.

  • 0.5 oz Czech Saaz - 4.0 AA% pellets; boiled 15 min

    Czech Saaz

    Very mild. 'Noble'.

  • White Labs WLP833 German Bock Lager

    White Labs WLP833 German Bock Lager

    From the alps of southern Bavaria, this yeast produces a beer that is well balanced between malt and hop character. The excellent malt profile makes it well suited for Bocks, Dopplebocks, and Oktoberfest style beers. Very versatile lager yeast, it is so w

Notes

SS infusion mash @ 150. Using "mystery malt" instead of caramunich.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 3 - European Amber Lager

Subcategory: B - Oktoberfest/Märzen

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.055 1.050 - 1.057
Terminal Gravity: 1.014 1.012 - 1.016
Color: 12.8 SRM 7 - 14
Alcohol: 5.4% ABV 4.80% - 5.70%
Bitterness: 27.4 IBU 20.00 - 28.00

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