Germans began immigrating to Mexico hundreds of years ago. If there’s one thing Germans always bring with them, it’s their love of beer and their brewing tradition. The Vienna lager style is alive and well in Mexico through commercial breweries steeped in German tradition.
Style: Vienna / Oktoberfest / Marzen
Batch Size: 5 gallons
Recipe Type: Extract with grain
Recipe Contributed By: Aaron Hyde
|3 lbs||CBW® Pilsen Light DME||60 min boil|
|2 lbs||CBW® Pilsen Light DME||0 min boil|
|0.75 lb||Caramel Munich Malt 60L||Steeping Grain|
|0.5 lb||Briess Insta Grains® Yellow Corn Flakes||Steeping Grain|
|0.5 lb||Goldpils® Vienna Malt||Steeping Grain|
|1 oz||Tettnang Hops (4.5% AAU)||60 min boil|
|1 oz||Hallertau Hops (4.5% AAU)||5 min boil|
|2 packs||WLP940 Mexican Lager Yeast||Fermenter|
|1 capsule||Servomyces Yeast Nutrient||10 min boil|
Primary Fermentation: 2 weeks at 50ºF - 55ºF
Secondary Fermentation: 4 weeks at 50ºF - 55ºF.
Fermentation Notes: Force carbonate or bottle condition with ¾ cup dissolved priming sugar, and ¼ packet WLP940 yeast for 3-4 weeks at 50ºF - 55ºF.
Original Gravity: 1.052
Final Gravity: 1.013
Alcohol by Weight:
Alcohol by Volume: 5.1%
Tags: Pilsen Light DME, Caramel Munich, 60L, Yellow Corn Flakes, Goldpils® Vienna, Tettnang Hops, Hallertau Hops