Devils Backbone Brewing Co.’s Vienna Lager clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.050 FG = 1.011 IBU = 18 SRM = 10 ABV = 5.1% The gold standard for Vienna lagers in
This recipe is somewhat of a compromise in mash techniques. Traditionally, this is a decocted style, but we’re going to use a step mash and a little extra character malt instead. If you want to use a decoction, I’ll describe that as well.
Inspired by the clean amber lagers of Mexico and melded with malt flavors in Munich dunkels, this lager shows off what a maltster can do, and packs it in an easy-drinking 4.5% beer. Beerito is all about a complexity of subtle flavor with underlying tones of chocolate, caramel, walnuts, and toasted grain.
This year-round offering from Starr Hill is fermented with Southern German lager yeast, its crisp, clean taste, and noticeable hop aroma are effectively balanced with a slight malty sweetness. Jomo has won multiple awards, including two gold medals (2004, 2011) at the Great American Beer Festival.
Brooklyn Lager is Brooklyn Brewery’s flagship beer. It is loosely based on the old Vienna lager style, derivations of which were popular in parts of the United States in the late 1800s. Its bitterness is snappy, with a firm malt core, and the beer is dry hopped.
This upstate New York Oktoberfest is a traditional Marzen style beer. It features biscuit, caramel, and toffee notes.
This smooth, malty beer based on the classic Munich style features an assortment of noble hops.
This traditional Oktoberfest is a classic take on the German style, featuring an amber color and sweet, malty notes.
John Courage has an unusual twist for a British beer: It used to be labeled “amber lager” and is still brewed as a lager. It is malty and sweet, with a dry grainy aftertaste.
Full-bodied and proud, this amber hued lager may be an Oktoberfest-style beer, but it is available to be enjoyed year round. A robust micro-brewed lager made with imported and specialty malts, Sin City Amber balances a full-bodied malt character with imported German Hallertauer hops.