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What BJCP style is Oktoberfest?

What BJCP style is Oktoberfest?

Aroma: Moderately rich German malt aroma (of Vienna and/or Munich malt). A light toasted malt aroma may be present. Similar, though less intense than Oktoberfest. Clean lager character, with no fruity esters or diacetyl….Vital Statistics:

Vital Statistics: OG: 1.046 – 1.052
SRM: 10 – 16 ABV: 4.5 – 5.5%

What BJCP category is Hefeweizen?

Category 15
Category 15 — German Wheat and Rye Beer.

What style is Festbier?

Festbier is an actual German lager style that came to replace the Märzen lagers served during Oktoberfest in the late twentieth century. Golden in color and very easy to drink it was developed and pioneered by Paulaner. The brewery debuted it during the festival in the early 1970s.

What does BJCP stand for?

Beer Judge Certification Program
The Beer Judge Certification Program or BJCP is a non-profit organization formed in 1985 “to promote beer literacy and the appreciation of real beer, and to recognize beer tasting and evaluation skills.” It has been described in the press as a “hands-on …

How do you pronounce Märzen?

This is why the Märzen beer style is sometimes also called “Oktoberfestbier”. The wrong way to say “Märzen” is like this: “Mars-in” (like a hotel on Mars: The Mars Inn). The more accurate way is like this = “Mare-Tsen” where “Mare” is pronounced like the English word “mare” (an adult female horse).

What is Dortmunder style lager?

Dortmunder is a German-style, relatively light-bodied lager. A bit stronger, with more body than a helles lager, not quite as hoppy as a pilsner. Historically, it was (and still is) brewed by breweries like Kronen and DAB in Dortmund, Germany.

How do you get BJCP?

For aspiring judges, the first step is to take the BJCP Beer Judge Entrance Examination, a web-based examination of beer styles, ingredients, beer characteristics, brewing processes and the BJCP program. The scoring is pass/fail, and those who earn a passing score become Provisional Judges.

How do you get BJCP certified?

To become a BJCP-certified judge, you’ll take an online exam and an in-person tasting exam. From there, you can further test to evolve from BJCP recognized status to certified and beyond.