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Spotted Tongue 2017 Oktoberfest

Spotted Tongue 2017 Oktoberfest

Festbier • All Grain • 5.5 gal

Homebrewer Stan

For a housewarming in early October.

September 9, 2017 at 01:43pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5.5 gal)

  • 6 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

  • 3 lbs Bonlander Munich Malt; Briess

    Bonlander Munich Malt; Briess

    Golden orange hue with a smooth malty sweetness. Characteristics & Applications: • Sufficient enzymes for self-conversion in most mash programs. • Provides a smooth yet pronounced malty flavor plus sweetness. • Great in bock beers! • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 3 lbs Vienna Malt; Briess

    Vienna Malt; Briess

    Malty, very slight biscuit flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Can be used as a base malt • Use with Caramel Malts to produce malty red and amber beers. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 6-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • .1 lbs Weyermann Caramunich® TYPE II; Weyermann

    Weyermann Caramunich® TYPE II; Weyermann

    German-grown two-row spring barley (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics: Golden-brown, slightly aromatic kernels. Contributes light-amber to coppery color to finished beer. Adds mouthfeel as well as gentle malt accent to brew. Recommended Quantities: Up to 5% of total grain bill for pler beers, up to 20% for darker beers Suitability (beer styles): Lagers: Oktoberfestbier, Bockbier, Dunkel Ales: Red, Brown, Amber, Malt Liquor

  • 1 oz Hallertau - 3.9 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Hallertau

    Good for all around bittering and finishing stock ales, Belgian ales, and continental style lagers. Aroma is mild, pleasant and flowery.

  • .5 oz Hallertau - 3.9 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min

    Hallertau

    Good for all around bittering and finishing stock ales, Belgian ales, and continental style lagers. Aroma is mild, pleasant and flowery.

  • .5 oz Hallertau - 3.9 AA% pellets; boiled 15 min

    Hallertau

    Good for all around bittering and finishing stock ales, Belgian ales, and continental style lagers. Aroma is mild, pleasant and flowery.

  • 1 ea Whirlfloc Tablets (Irish moss) - 15 minutes before end of boil (omitted from calculations)

    Whirlfloc Tablets (Irish moss)

    Enhanced Irish Moss in convenient tablet form

  • 1 ea Clearfine - WL Clarity Ferm (omitted from calculations)

    Clearfine

    Clarifier. A unique blend of animal collagen and polysaccharides which, when added to beer during cold storage, results in rapid precipitation and compaction fo yeast and insoluble materials. Usage approx. .8-2.4 oz. per 1- bbl. Benefits are simpler, quicker preparation that isinglass, improved yeast separation, reduced beer loss and improved filter performance. Separated material forms a dense, compact layer.

  • White Labs WLP940 Mexican Lager

    White Labs WLP940 Mexican Lager

    From Mexico City, this yeast produces clean lager beer, with a crisp finish. Good for Mexican style light lagers, as well as dark lagers. Available March-April

Notes

For Johnnie Griffens housewarming. Based on Jamil's Ofest recipe. Will try Derek Springers ferm temp ramping techinque. Brewed 9/11/2017. Mashed at 149-151. Will start fermentation at 55, them ramp to 60 at about day 4, then to 65 at about day 8.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 4 - Pale Malty European Lager

Subcategory: B - Festbier

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.049 1.054 - 1.057
Terminal Gravity: 1.009 1.010 - 1.012
Color: 10.8 SRM 4 - 7
Alcohol: 5.1% ABV 5.8% - 6.3%
Bitterness: 25.5 IBU 18 - 25

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