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  • Munich Dunkel

    Brewing this Dunkel is easy using CBW® Munich LME. The malty richness of CBW® Munich LME is coupled with sweet, bready and toffee flavors of Caracrystal® Wheat Malt in this brew.

    Type: Lager

    Style: Vienna / Oktoberfest / Marzen

    Batch Size: 5 gallons

    Recipe Type: Extract with grain

    Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    6.6 lbs CBW® Munich LME Extract, LME
    1 oz Caracrystal® Wheat Malt Caramel, Crystal
    0.5 lb Carapils® Malt Dextrine
    1.5 oz Hallertau Hops (5% AA) Boil 60 minutes
    1 vial WLP838 Southern German Lager Yeast
    1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient Boil 10 minutes


    1. Perform mini-mash with 4 gallons of water and grains
    2. Steep at 152-158ºF for 30 minutes
    3. Add extract
    4. Bring to a boil
    5. Add first hops and continue to boil
    6. Add Servomyces 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 then rest for 2 daysat 65ºF

    Secondary Fermentation: 14 days at 36ºF

    Fermentation Notes:

    Original Gravity: 1.057

    Final Gravity: 1.015

    Alcohol by Weight: 4.2%

    Alcohol by Volume: 5.2%

    IBU: 24

    Color: 17 SRM