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Oktoberfest - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

Oktoberfest - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

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This Oktoberfest beer recipe makes, in our slightly biased opinion, one of the best Oktoberfest beers out there! With a strong emphasis on the German malt flavor, it's sure to please anyone looking for a classic Oktoberfest beer.  It is a copper-colored Lager that achieves that malt flavor with lots of Pilsner malt extract. The use of Caravienne and Caramunich malts contribute the copper color and a unique, subdued toffee/malt flavor. First-addition hops are Hallertauer, while finishing-hops are Czech Saaz.

  • Makes 5 gallons
  • Estimated Original Gravity:1.056-60
  • Estimated Alcohol Percentage:5.6%
  • SRM (Color Range): 11
  • IBU's: 21-25
Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags, yeast or priming sugar. To find our yeast recommendations, choose your preferred kit option above and then select the drop-down menu under “Yeast Options”.  For more info, click on the recommended yeast(s) below in the “You Might Also Need” section below. All included steeping grains will come milled.
 
 
Please Note: In order to better serve our customers, we are now offering our extract recipe kits with either Liquid Malt Extract (LME) or Dried Malt Extract (DME). The majority of our DME kits were converted from the LME version, which is why you may notice slight variances in the extract names and quantities on your recipe sheet. You may also find that your Specific Gravity and ABV% are slightly higher if you choose DME. Whether LME or DME, add all extracts provided according to the recipe sheet. For further details, please reference the conversion chart below.
 
MoreBeer! Extract Recipe Kit Conversion Chart
 
Liquid Malt Extract Dry Malt Extract
4 lbs 3.5 lbs
5 lbs 4 lbs
6 lbs 5 lbs
7 lbs 6 lbs
8 lbs 6.5 lbs
9 lbs 7 lbs
Ultralight Malt Extract Golden Light DME
Pale Malt Extract Golden Light DME
Pilsner Malt Extract Pilsen Light DME

 


 

ABV %5.6
IBU24
SRM11
Beer StyleLager
Ready to Drink Within4-8 Weeks
Alcohol ContentMedium (5-7%)
BitternessLow (10-25ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range46-54
Brewing MethodExtract
Pre-MilledY
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Roll out the barrel
ken a on Aug 7, 2020
I grew up in alpine Bavaria, far from Munich. This is the closest to a country-style Festbier I have found, which is slightly darker/more robust than the standard Oktoberfest-style. I use Wyeast (Weihenstephan Weizenâ„¢) - 3068 for added flavor.
JW D on May 29, 2020
Roll out the barrel
ken a on Aug 7, 2020
I brew this one every year, it is solid.
Mike M on Aug 4, 2020
I grew up in alpine Bavaria, far from Munich. This is the closest to a country-style Festbier I have found, which is slightly darker/more robust than the standard Oktoberfest-style. I use Wyeast (Weihenstephan Weizenâ„¢) - 3068 for added flavor.
JW D on May 29, 2020
Brewed it before and it was great. Flavorfull!
Al G on Apr 15, 2020
I like Pilsners
Joseph O on Apr 11, 2020
Reviews
troy s on Dec 31, 2019
It's delicious.
James Hart on Oct 17, 2019
One of my favorite sytyles of beer
STEVE WATSON on Sep 5, 2019
'tis the season
Lawrence W on Aug 31, 2019
Wanted to brew this to drink in time for Halloween time.
Rachael C on Aug 29, 2019
Brew it now so it’s ready in the fall!
Bryce E on Jul 23, 2019
Getting ready for fall brewing, Great kits from More Beer!
William F on Jul 8, 2019
My husband likes darker beers
Christina J S on Jun 13, 2019
just wanted to make a beer
jake a on May 21, 2019
Always been one of my favorites
Joseph N on May 13, 2019
brewed before, very good
Larry Akers on Mar 2, 2019
It looked good.
Paul F. Curley J on Feb 21, 2019
Wanted to find a different beer
David Goracke on Jan 7, 2019
I love German Beer
Ryan A. W on Nov 17, 2018
really like this beer
Larry Akers on Nov 17, 2018
It is October and my friends like malty unhopped lagers. Go figure.
Richard Beckley on Oct 23, 2018
Tis the season
Grant E on Sep 10, 2018
That time of the year!
Kawal T on Aug 24, 2018
Great beer for our Oktoberfest event.
Cindy C on Aug 23, 2018
Reorder-Good Stuff
william n on Jul 25, 2018
Looks Good
Gordon C on Mar 3, 2018
I brew this one every year, it is solid.
Mike M on Aug 4, 2020
Brewed it before and it was great. Flavorfull!
Al G on Apr 15, 2020
How many Yeast packets do you recommend for this recipe? Is one enough?
STEVE WATSON on Feb 21, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I used two packets of Fermintis S-23 Lager yeast and was happy with the results. It may have fermented adequately with 1 packet, but I have found using 2 packets is best with Extract because it helps minimize the potential for Extract beers to end up too sweet.
Good luck!
Reviews

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So far looks good
The brew is still in the carboy, I didn’t receive corn sugar in recipe pack! I want to transfer to a take that will have co 2 to dispense! Do I need the corn sugar to carbonate?
March 8, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Response from MoreFlavor
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March 11, 2019
Tyler W Staff
Good First Lager
This was my first attempt at a lager and it tasted pretty good. The beer was pretty true to style. My only problem was that my beer was much darker than a typical Oktoberfest but it is an extract kit so I didn’t think much of it.
October 6, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Not for the beginner
This is a time consuming and knowledge based product, I did a lot of studying about how to do a lager and thought I could. Tasted ok, waited longer it tasted ok, put a couple in the fridge and waited longer tasted better but still ok.
Going back to ales
February 19, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
good brew
octoberfest is some of the best I ever tasted
January 22, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
My first lager, best beer I have made yet!
I didn't know what to think about this beer at first. So glad I made it! smooth, flavorful, crisp, not hoppy. I brewed this as an all grain, and paired it with wlp820 yeast. Kegged 5 gallons and it wasn't enough.... My friends and family made it disappear withing days! even a few people that don't drink our "real beer" loved it!

I'm making a 10 gallon batch for my second run. I'm gonna have to wrap the kezer with an electric fence!!!!
December 13, 2015
Big hit
Brewed this beer for an Oktobefest party last year. Same as another reviewer... I brewed it the first week of August and let it lager until I kegged it the week before the party.

Everyone really liked this one. It was the first keg kicked. It's definitely nothing crazy, just a solid representation of the style. Will be making this again next year.
January 22, 2015
Crowd favorite
Always brew this for our annual Octoberfest party, start the first week of August and let it lager until kegging. Just fantastic. 15 moochers and never a complaint.
May 2, 2013