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Riptoberfest

Riptoberfest

Oktoberfest/Märzen : All Grain : 5 gal

Rippe

Shooting for an authentic Old school Fest beer. Malty beer using Highest quality pilsner, a little bit of Munich and Carmel. Used double decoction mash from classic beers bock. Recipe inspiration from the Vienna /Oktobberfest book.

June 15, 2013 at 11:42pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 11 lbs Pilsen 2RS Malt; Castle Malting

    Pilsen 2RS Malt; Castle Malting

    Features: The lightest coloured Belgian malt. Produced from the finest European two-row spring barley varieties: Henley, Tipple, Sebastian, Prestige, Thorgall. Kilned at up to 80- 85°C. Usage: All beer types. Can be used up to 100% or as part of the mixture. Characteristics: The lightest in colour and low in protein, this malt is well modified and can be easily mashed with a single-temperature infusion. Our Pilsen malt carries a strong, sweet malt flavour and contains enough enzymatic power to be used as base malt.

  • 1 lbs Munich 25 EBC Malt; Castle Malting

    Munich 25 EBC Malt; Castle Malting

    Features: Belgian specialty malt of Münich type. Kilned up to 100-105°C. Usage: Pale ale, amber, brown, strong and dark beers, Bocks. Recommended proportion: up to 60%. Characteristics: Rich, golden malt. Provides a modest colour increase toward a nice, golden orange colour. Adds a pronounced grainy malty flavour to many beer styles without affecting the foam stability and body. Is also used in small quantities in combination with Pilsen 2RS to produce light colour beers improving the malty flavour and giving a richer colour. Enhances the taste of character beers.

  • .5 lbs 2-Row Caramel Malt 120L; Briess

    2-Row Caramel Malt 120L; Briess

    Pronounced Caramel, Burnt Sugar, Raisiny, Prunes. Characteristics & Applications: • In contrast to Brewers Malt, glassiness is a distinguishing characteristic of Caramel Malt. The glassy endosperm creates the desirable non-fermentable components giving true Caramel Malt the ability to contribute body (mouthfeel), foam foam retention, and extended beer stability, while contributing color and unique caramel flavor. • 20Row Caramel Malt 120L is a roasted caramel malt that imparts deep red color. • Use 3-15% in Amber and Red beers. • Use 10-15% in Bock beers. • Use 7-15% in Dark beers. • Use 10-15% in Porter and Stout. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • .125 lbs Weyermann Carafa® I; Weyermann

    Weyermann Carafa® I; Weyermann

    Gives deep aroma and color to dark beers, bocks, stout, alt and schwarzbier.

  • 1 oz Tettnanger - 4.5 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Tettnanger

    Mild, slightly spicy. 'Noble'.

  • .5 oz Saaz - 5.0 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min

    Saaz

    Used for finishing pilseners, continental lagers, and wheats. The aroma is spicy and pleasant with fragrant overtones.

  • .5 oz Saaz - 5.0 AA% whole; boiled 1 min

    Saaz

    Used for finishing pilseners, continental lagers, and wheats. The aroma is spicy and pleasant with fragrant overtones.

  • Wyeast 2633 Octoberfest Lager Blend™

    Wyeast 2633 Octoberfest Lager Blend™

    A blend of lager strains designed to produce a rich, malty, complex and full bodied Octoberfest style. Attenuates well while still leaving plenty of malt character and mouth feel. Low in sulfur production.

Notes

Mash 1.4 l per pound at 17 pounds Double decoction start at 130 158 30 min then boil 15 min x 2 OG 1.066

Style (BJCP)

Category: 3 - European Amber Lager

Subcategory: B - Oktoberfest/Märzen

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.063 1.050 - 1.057
Terminal Gravity: 1.016 1.012 - 1.016
Color: 15.7 SRM 7 - 14
Alcohol: 6.2% ABV 4.80% - 5.70%
Bitterness: 28.9 IBU 20.00 - 28.00

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