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German-Style Oktoberfest/Wiezen

German-Style Oktoberfest/Wiesns are straw to golden. Chill haze should not be perceived. Fruity-ester and diacetyl aromas should not be perceived. Hop aroma is very low to low. Sweet maltiness is low. Hop flavor is very low to low. Hop bitterness is very low to low, clean and equalizing the low sweet maltiness. Fruity-ester flavors and diacetyl should not be perceived. Today's Oktoberfest beers are similar or equal to Dortmunder/European-Style Export. Body is medium.


  • Original Gravity (°Plato) 1.048 - 1.056 (11.9 - 13.8)
  • Apparent Extract/Final Gravity (°Plato) 1.010 - 1.014 (2.6 - 3.6)
  • Alcohol by Weight (Volume) 4.00% - 4.80% (5.10% - 6.10%)
  • Bitterness (IBU) (23 - 29)
  • Color SRM (EBC) 3 - 5 (6 - 10)