8A - Munich Dunkel

BJCP Style: 8A - Munich Dunkel

Deeply bready-toasty, often with chocolate-like flavors in the freshest examples, but never harsh, roasty, or astringent; a decidedly malt-balanced beer, yet still easily drinkable.

Full recipe is on BrewersFriend, but here's the TL;DR:
  • Brewday: 2019-7-28
  • Malts: Munich Light (6°L), Chocolate
  • Hop: Magnum
  • Yeast: W34/70 - Weihenstephaner
  • OG: 13.2°P; FG: 2°P; ABV: 6%
  • Kegged: 2019-8-20
Grains: Munich and some Chocolate 

Crushed in the bag

Mash temp

Bag out

Floor Manager Steve on the job

Ready to chill

Brew session beer: Session IPA

Into the fermenter

Pitched yeast halfway through the fill so it could get nice and blended

Wort sample

OG 13.2 - 74% brew house efficiency

Away we go! This was part of a 4 brew weekend during which I made all the German brews for this years Oktoberfest.

2019-8-18 (+21): uncarbonated sample. This got gelatin in the keg so it should lose its haze over the next couple of weeks

2019-8-21 (+24): Mostly clear sample - already tasting clean

2019-9-21 (+55): full pour. coming up on Oktoberfest in 1 week!