Garfield's Marzen

Source: David Settles
Recipe added: 02/28/97

Best lager I ever made,and I did it at room temperature. Cold lagering could improve this fine beer.


Recipe type: Extract
Batch Size: 5 gallons
Starting Gravity: 1052
Finishing Gravity: 1.016
Time in Boil: 1 hour
Primary Fermentation: approx. 1 week
Secondary Fermentation: 2 to 3 weeks
Additional Fermentation: none



Toast malted barley in 350 degree oven for 10 min.. Crack all grains and add to 1 1/2 gal. cold water. Bring to a boil and remove all grains. Add DME and return to a rolling boil. Add boiling hops and boil for one hour. Add finishing hops the last 5 min. Sparge into 3 1/2 gal. cold water and cool to 78 degrees F. Pitch yeast. After primary fermentation rack into secondary fermenter and lager for at least 2 weeks. Add 1 1/4 c. DME for bottling.
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