This malty lager is worth celebrating year round. Pair it with a platter of fresh creamy cheese and enjoy!

Type: Lager

Style: Vienna / Oktoberfest / Marzen

Batch Size: 5 gallons

Recipe Type: Extract only

Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


QuantityIngredientCommentMalt Style
3.3 lbsCBW® Munich LME Extract, LME
3.3 lbsCBW® Pilsen Light LME Extract, LME
1 lbCBW® Pilsen Light DME Extract, DME
1 tspIrish MossBoil 15 minutes 
0.75 ozPerle Hops (7% AA)Boil 45 minutes 
1 vialOktoberfest Lager Yeast  


  1. Bring 4 gallons of water to a boil
  2. Add extract
  3. Stir vigorously to dissolve
  4. Bring to a boil
  5. Add bittering hops and continue to boil
  6. Add Irish Moss as indicated
  7. Remove from heat
  8. Cool to 55-60ºF
  9. Transfer to primary fermenter
  10. Fill to desired level with cold water
  11. Oxygenate and pitch yeast

Primary Fermentation: 14 days at 55ºF

Secondary Fermentation: 28 days at 35ºF

Fermentation Notes:

Original Gravity: 1.056

Final Gravity: 1.015

Alcohol by Weight:

Alcohol by Volume: 5.5%

IBU: 24

Looking for a fun recipe to incorporate your latest batch of Oktoberfestival Beer in, try a fun twist on a fall favorite by making Oktoberfest Pumpkin Bread.