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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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Old 07-01-2013, 10:14 PM   #3
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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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Old 07-01-2013, 10:42 PM   #4
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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.
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