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Double Marzen
Small amounts of sugar help to lighten the body and balance the incredible amounts of malt character in this rich lager.


5 lbs - Brewers Malt
3 lbs - Bonlander® Munich Malt
3 lbs - Aromatic Munich Malt
0.5 lb - Carapils® Malt
1 lb - Cane Sugar
1 tsp - Irish Moss - Boil 15 minutes
1 oz - Hallertau Hops (6.5% AA) - Boil 60 minutes
0.5 oz - Hallertau Hops (6.5% AA) - Boil 10 minutes
2 vials - WLP885 Zurich Lager Yeast


Step or infusion mash with 45 minute rests at 144ºF and 156ºF (Extended conversion time may be needed due to lower levels of enzymes in the specialty malts)
Total mash water should not exceed 4.5 gallons to maintain high gravity
Sparge and collect with target of 5.5 gallons with a gravity of 1.061
Add bittering hops and bring to a rolling boil
Add Irish Moss and flavor hops as indicated
Remove from heat
Cool to 60ºF
Transfer to primary fementer
Fill to desired level with cold water
Oxygenate and pitch yeast