Oktoberfest Lager Deluxe Refill

Oktoberfest Lager Deluxe Refill is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 52.
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  • Our Refills come with everything that is needed to brew your next batch of great tasting beer. 
  • All of our Refills are done brewing within 10-14 days and designed for brewing 2-gallon batches. 
  • Mr. Beer's brewing extract is formulated and produced by master brewers at Coopers Brewery in Australia using the highest quality and all-natural barley and hops. 
  • Every Mr. Beer Refill comes with Coopers proprietary brewing yeast that performs well in a wide range of temperatures. 
  • With this Refill, you will get our Oktoberfest Lager HME, 2 Pouches of BrewMax LME Smooth, 1 packet of No-Rinse Cleanser, and 1 packet of brewing yeast
  • If you enjoy drinking Spaten Oktoberfest, Left Hand Oktoberfest, or Yuengling Oktoberfest then this is the Refill for you!
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    STEP 1: Sanitizing

    Cleaning is one of the most important steps in brewing. It kills microscopic bacteria, wild yeast and molds that may cause off-flavors in your beer. Make certain to clean all equipment that comes in contact with your beer by following the directions below:

    1. Fill clean keg with warm water to line mark 1 on the back, then add ½ pack (about 1 tablespoon) of No-Rinse Cleanser and stir until dissolved. Once dissolved, the solution is ready to use. Save the remaining ½ of No-Rinse Cleanser because you will need it for bottling.

    2. Screw on lid and swirl the keg so that the cleaning solution makes contact with the entire interior of the keg, including the underside of the lid. Note that the ventilation notches under the lid may leak solution. Allow to sit for at least 2 minutes and swirl again.

    3. To clean the spigot, open it fully and allow liquid to flow for 5 seconds and then close.

    4. Pour the rest of the solution from the keg into a large bowl. Place your spoon/whisk, can opener and measuring cup into the bowl to keep them cleaned throughout the brewing process. Leave them immersed for at least 2 minutes in cleaning solution prior to using.

    5. After all surfaces have been thoroughly cleaned, do not rinse or dry the keg or utensils. Return lid to top of keg, proceed immediately to brewing.


    Brewing beer is the process of combining a starch source (in this case, a malt brewing extract) with yeast. Once combined, the yeast eats the sugars in the malt, producing alcohol and carbon dioxide (CO2). This process is called fermentation.

    1. Remove the yeast packet from under the lid of the can of brewing extract, then remove the label from the can. Place the unopened can in hot tap water

    2. Using the clean measuring cup, pour 4 cups of water into your 4-quart or larger pot. Bring water to a boil, and then remove pot from heat.

    3. Open packet of BrewMax LME and the can of brewing extract and pour it into the pot. Stir until thoroughly mixed. This mixture is the wort.

    4. Fill the keg with cold water to line mark 1 on the back. The water must be cold (ideally from the refrigerator) with a temperature of 40-55°F/4-12°C. For the best results, we recommend using bottled spring water or filtered tap water. If using any other fermenter this would be approximately 1 gallon of water.

    5. Pour the wort into the keg and then bring the volume of the keg up to line mark 2 by adding more cold water. Mix vigorously with the plastic spoon/ whisk. Be careful to not scratch the inside of the keg, which could create small spaces for bacteria to grow. (If you have a different fermenter top it off with cold water to the 8.5-liter mark).

    6. Sprinkle the entire yeast packet into the keg and then screw on the lid.Do not stir.

    7. Allow your fermenter to sit for 10-14 days.

    Store the fermenter in a cool, dark place between 68-78°F/20-26°C for the yeast to work properly. The ideal temperature range is 70-72°F / 21-22°C. After a few days the foam and activity will subside and your batch will appear to be dormant. However, the yeast is still at work, slowly finishing the fermentation process.

    STEP 3: Bottling & Carbonating

    After 10 days, taste a small sample to determine if the beer is fully fermented and ready to bottle. If it tastes like flat beer, it is ready. If it’s sweet, then it’s not ready. Let it ferment for 4 more days (14 total). At this point it is time to bottle. Do not let it sit in the fermenter for longer than 24 days total.

    1.When your beer is ready to bottle, fill a 1-gallon container with warm water, then add the remaining ½ pack of the No-Rinse Cleanser and stir until dissolved. Once dissolved, it is ready to use.

    2. Distribute the cleaning solution equally among the bottles. Screw on caps (or cover with metal cap if using glass bottles) and shake bottles vigorously. Allow to sit 10 minutes, then shake the bottles again. Remove caps and empty all cleaning solution into a large bowl. Use this solution to clean any other equipment you may be using for bottling. Do not rinse.

    3. Add 2 Carbonation Drops to each 740-mL bottle. For 1-liter bottles, add 2 ½ drops; for ½-liter bottles add 1 drop. Alternatively, you can add table sugar using this table as a guide

    4. Holding the bottle at an angle, fill each bottle to about 2 inches from the bottle’s top.

    5. Place caps on bottles, hand tighten, and gently turn the bottle over to check the bottle’s seal. It is not necessary to shake them.

    6. Store the bottles upright and out of direct sunlight in a location with a consistent temperature between 70°-76°F or 21°-24°C. Allow to sit for a minimum of 14 days. If the temperature is cooler than suggested it may take an additional week to reach full carbonation. 

    Tip from our Brewmasters

    After the primary carbonation has taken place your beer is ready to drink. We recommend putting 1 bottle in the refrigerator at first for 48 hrs. After 48hrs. give it a try and if it is up to your liking put the rest of your beer in the fridge. If it does not taste quite right, leave the bottles out at room temp for another week or so. Keep following this method until your brew tastes just how you like it. 

    This process is called conditioning and during this time the yeast left in your beer can help clean up any off flavors. Almost everything gets a little better with time and so will your beer.

    Rated 5 out of 5 by wl2bill from Turns out great I have brewed this twice now .it comes out comparable to any Octoberfest .Good example of type.
    Date published: 2016-05-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by BrewLlama from Favorite Mr Beer EVER This was my second Mr Beer experience and it did not disappoint! This kit was easy to brew, quick to ferment and the results were stellar. This beer has an awesome flavor profile with the perfect amount of bitterness and dark roasted malt highlights. I loved it so much I bought 2 more kits while the sale was running. I have given this to several friends who have done nothing but rave over it. Do yourself a favor and pick this up as soon as it is back in stock!!!
    Date published: 2020-09-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Mark from You can't go wrong with this one Smooth, rich, and refreshing. This beer has great taste and hits the spot!
    Date published: 2015-10-13
    Rated 4 out of 5 by NJstixx from It's beer! This was the second brew made with Mr. Beer....The first was a porter which was really good...as I samples the first bottle I was a little disappointed....great aroma, mouth feel, head...just thought it was lacking a little flavor....but after the 2nd bottle i really started to enjoy it...My neighbor LOVED IT...I'll definitely give this one another go...
    Date published: 2017-06-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by scott1 from Easy brewing and great taste! Tastes IMO more like an Oktoberfest should, when out to dinner I need to order a craft brew to get this good. I do 3 wks fermenting, 3 week carb, and minimum 4 wks conditioning, works well for me. Easy to follow directions and great results, will be brewing this every August.
    Date published: 2017-09-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Rocco from Fall Favorite I have been a Sam Adams Oktoberfest fiend for 2 decades. This and Mr. Beers Bewitched are better. Great smooth consistency and rich flavors are fantastic. On a side note: I don't see myself ever going back to commercial beers. Mr. Beer has spoiled me. Happy Brewing
    Date published: 2020-10-31
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Tom from Syracuse from My favorite seasonal beer. I enjoyed brewing a batch of Oktoberfest Deluxe this year. It came out well and it compares favorably to Sam Adams Octoberfest in color, body and flavor. I have a few bottles left. I plan on brewing a batch of Porter on Monday for the Holidays. This is a great hobby.
    Date published: 2017-11-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Topkick from Octoberfest Lager I purchased several months ago and finally brewed it up, I added a booster left it in the primary for 5 weeks and carbonated it for two weeks using table sugar, by far the best one I have brewed.
    Date published: 2016-02-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Spock from Delicious Beer alone as refill A very delicious brew which also happened to be the first one I had ever brewed. I bought it again in hopes of trying a recipe with it, though I haven't had the chance to brew just yet.
    Date published: 2020-08-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by MikeG58 from Easy and delicious Super easy to brew and bottle and the beer had the same taste as many of the Oktoberfest Lager's I had tried from various breweries. Definitely worth the time and investment!
    Date published: 2017-06-05
    Rated 4 out of 5 by EvanLikeAle from Made some pretty good beer A got this deluxe kit added another pale lme softpack and brewed it with safale s-04 ale yeast. 3 weeks in fermintor, 2 weeks carbing. The resulting red ale was quite good!
    Date published: 2017-09-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by hobbit from Good Full Flavor I started out with the St Patrick's Oatmeal Stout, as I like the heavier beers and decided to try this one. Very glad I did, I like the flavors and reminds me of Fat Tire.
    Date published: 2017-05-28
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Brewer Pete from Good, not great. I had high hopes for this and was a little let down. It was good, but not as good as I had expected. Still a good brew and I will most likely try it again.
    Date published: 2016-01-09
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous from Smooth and Balanced Balance of bitter and sweet. I didn't notice much difference in taste with the Deluxe set, but it was a little thicker and "sweeter" with the 2 LME packs.
    Date published: 2020-10-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from Great beer! Just had my first beer from this brew after conditioning for only a week. Very good but should get even better after conditioning for a couple more weeks.
    Date published: 2020-10-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Kingweld from Very good beer Very good beer. Because of my age and some health issues I rarely go out in public and because of that, enjoy being able to brew my beer at home
    Date published: 2020-08-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Jrk376 from Tasty! This was a very tasty beer. Good flavor and color. Easy to brew as well. Not overly spiced either, just a good flavor that I will buy again.
    Date published: 2017-10-13
    Rated 4 out of 5 by DannyP from Surprisingly good! I have to say surprisingly because my O.G. was curiously low. Despite that I brewed a pretty tasty beer. Will definitely order this again.
    Date published: 2017-05-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Willie from Oktoberfest Lager It's not quite ready yet but I did taste it and it is awesome as usual. I made this before and loved it and so did everybody else.
    Date published: 2017-09-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by John S from Extremely happy I was a little apprehensive given this was my 2nd attempt and the first using table sugar, but it turned out great.
    Date published: 2020-10-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by stg1porter from Excellent beer for the fall. I have brewed the beer several times. Great taste. Just don't add a booster. It is better. Just the way it is!
    Date published: 2016-04-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by StevenG258 from My Favorite Been brewing this for 3 years. Not just for Oktoberfest but a year round table staple at meals. 'Sis Gut!
    Date published: 2016-05-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from Just in time for Oktoberfest! This is a delicious classic Marzen...after conditioning three weeks it tastes delicious. Highly recommend
    Date published: 2020-09-28
    Rated 3 out of 5 by Frankly from Great Color Flavor was not sweet when bottled but became much sweeter after conditioning. No Head to speak of
    Date published: 2016-03-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Naomi from One of my Favorites I have 4 kegs going, I like to rotate the flavors of beer as well. This is one I always order.
    Date published: 2016-04-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Kenkhm from Great Taste! I tasted my first bottle last night after conditioning for 2 weeks and it was great.
    Date published: 2020-10-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from Prosit! My favorite!!! This is an outstanding recipe! Will be brewing again and again.
    Date published: 2020-08-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Alvin55 from Dark and smooth Makes a very nice brew...dark and smooth. Will definitely brew this on again.
    Date published: 2017-03-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from Octoberfest Beer Have always enjoyed your October fest beer kit! Will brew again.
    Date published: 2020-09-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Terry from Excellent Great beer that tastes as good as store bought! Good value.
    Date published: 2018-12-04
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