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Old 07-01-2013, 10:07 PM   #1
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I want to brew an octoberfest for October. When should I brew it so that it will be at its prime?

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Old 07-01-2013, 10:13 PM   #2
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I brewed mine in April, it's still lagering but I'll probably bottle it soon. I'd get it brewed this month.

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Depends on your recipe, I would imagine. Traditionally they brewed in March and lagered till October.

I've made biermunchers OctoberFast for a quick turnaround.
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Yep, you're already a good bit beyond the traditional timeframe, but you can still get it done. Time to get hopping for sure, though.
Check out the priming sugar calculator, yeast starter calculator, and the beer calorie calculator.
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