Oktoberfest Lager Standard Refill

Oktoberfest Lager Standard Refill is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 268.
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  • If you enjoy drinking Spaten Oktoberfest, Left Hand Oktoberfest, or Yuengling Oktoberfest then this is the Refill for you!
  • 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, 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 Bags of BrewMax Booster, 1 packet of No-Rinse Cleanser, and 1 packet of brewing yeast.
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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. Add your booster packs slowly while stirring the cool water until dissolved. Bring water to a boil, and then remove pot from heat.

    3. Open the can of brewing extract from the bottom of the can 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 4 out of 5 by Gary6R from Worked out Great - Yummy This was my 2nd try at home-brewing. (And much more successful than my 1st, which was not a Mr. Beer problem but my rookie mistakes.) I'd learned to enjoy commercial Oktoberfest varieties, particularly Saranac and Sam Adams, but this one turned out even better. Great color, rich flavor, good head & fragrance, and ABV% apparently satisfying. Fine at 2 weeks in the bottles, even better at 4 weeks (just maintain patience, Grasshopper). Read someone suggesting 8 weeks of conditioning but the bottle I had yesterday, at 7 weeks, didn't seem that much different than the yummy 4-week ones. Will definitely prepare this one again, in the autumn. Cheers!
    Date published: 2017-03-27
    Rated 2 out of 5 by Moose from It was ok This came with my kit along with some plastic bottles. I typically just use glass bottles and cap them, but I decided to use the plastic bottles because they were just laying around my place. The beer didn’t taste bad but there was hardly any carbonation. I fermented for 3 weeks, bottled for 3 more and then conditioned them for another 3 weeks. I did leave some in the refrigerator for a longer time but I still had flat beer. I’ll get this one again but next time I’m going to stick to using my glass bottles because I never ran into this issue before. All in all still had fun making this and it didn’t taste too bad, it was just flat. I ended up throwing the plastic bottles out and I did dump some of my beers down the drain. Going to have to try this one again!
    Date published: 2019-01-01
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Jason from My First Brew And Man Was It Good!!! Wonderful rich brown color, incredibly malty nose and taste and medium thick head. Made me wish I had a giant soft pretzel and some kielbasa. This one was very good and I will definitely order it again.
    Date published: 2015-07-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Uncle Beer from Good stuff This was my first attempt at brewing my own beer and it turned out pretty darn good! It was much crisper and cleaner than I had imagined it could be and makes me feel like some kind of master brewer. Fermented for 3 weeks. Cold-crashed for 3 days. Bottled for 3 weeks (10 x 740ml bottles)
    Date published: 2017-02-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Starfeel from Great Extract So far, and I have been doing this since Jan 2018, this is my favorite extract. I wish that I could say that ALL my patches turned out perfect but, that simply is not the case. This extract is really good in the recipes MrB sells. Be sure to try them.
    Date published: 2020-04-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Bob The Mailman from Good Stuff I've brewed this a couple of times and it never fails to please. This was my 1st. batch with the booster. Wow still good stuff, only with a little more bite.
    Date published: 2016-01-07
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Byron from Stands up to the best. Hello All, This is my first review here and, after recently trying the Oktoberfest lager, I felt it was a good place to start. I have been using the Mr. Beer kit before Coopers had acquired it and the old Oktoberfest lager was one of my favorites. It had a great blend of that grand ole' beer flavor, with just a touch of sweetness at the end to cap it off. So, I was naturally trepidatious about Cooper, which is why it took me so long to purchase the newer brand. Boy, was that a mistake. I found the newer version to be equal, if not better than the original. It had the same taste matrix (as it should have) but also added a more bolder color and flavor than I remember the original having. So, if you have the taste for a good Oktoberfest, or have someone that you care enough about to make as a gift, this is a great alternative to buying an overpriced, underflavored knockoff from the grocery store/liqour store shelves that is built to impress.
    Date published: 2016-04-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by bchester825 from Not Too Bad I bought this about a month and a half ago and used it for a party. It was my first beer ever brewed and it didn't make anyone sick so that's pretty good. I'd say it came out slightly better than a cheap Budweiser type beer, but it definitely did not have anybody raving and I do realize I need to add those hops and other ingredients to make something you'd find at a craft brewery. Overall good for what I wanted from it, although I did require some research to really know what I was getting into and to making a decent beer.
    Date published: 2017-11-02
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    How many calories per 16 oz. bottle (Oktoberfest standard)?

    Asked by: bobmac001
    The Standard Refill Oktoberfest using both Boosters is between 175 - 200 calories per 16oz serving.
    Answered by: Mr Beer
    Date published: 2023-11-10

    Difference between recipe and refill?

    Asked by: Dan13
    Our Refills are what come with our kits, but our Recipes take those and add hop boils and/or steeping grains so we can make a whole new beer. Refills are best at first for getting used to the process, but when you need something more challenging, or flavorful, the recipes are great.
    Answered by: Mr Beer
    Date published: 2023-06-12

    Can you brew a 5 gallon Oktoberfest with a brew enhancer? If so, what do I need? Oktoberfest is my beer of choice. So using 6 brewmaster boosters is way to much for me. If it’s possible please advise.

    Asked by: GLynn
    Hello, You could brew a very nice 5 gallon beer using 3 cans of Oktoberfest and two Boosters. Use the yeast from all 3 cans. Cheers!
    Answered by: MRBEER
    Date published: 2023-05-17

    I am looking for a beer with a similar taste of Michelob Amber Bock, also a dark lager. Is International Oktoberfest Deluxe refill a good choice?

    Asked by: Doug M
    Yes. This would be a great choice to start with! The following recipes may also interest you https://www.mrbeer.com/munich-malt-monster-recipe https://www.mrbeer.com/zombie-fest-lager Cheers!
    Answered by: MRBEER
    Date published: 2021-06-16

    What is the difference between a standard and deluxe refill?

    Asked by: WEO58
    The standard refill will come with 2 packets of booster. The deluxe refills come with 2 packets of LME, Liquid Malt Extract). Those will increase the ABV of the beer and add more malt flavors to the beer and darken it as well.
    Answered by: Robert Mr Beer
    Date published: 2023-05-17

    I have the 2 gallon kit I bought and want a reg refill with everything I need ??

    Asked by: bobga157
    The refills come with the brewing extract, yeast, and Booster (which will add up to 1% ABV to your beer). This is all included. The only other products you might need are bottles if your kit did not come with them as well as carbonation drops to carbonate your beer.
    Answered by: SarahBeer
    Date published: 2016-01-11

    What is the Booster Pouch?

    Asked by: Grizz
    The Booster pack is included with all our standard refills. It is added at the same time as your brewing extract during the brewing process, and it helps add an extra 1% ABV (alcohol by volume) to your final beer. It is made up of corn syrup solids, and it can also add extra body to your beer.
    Answered by: SarahBeer
    Date published: 2021-10-25

    instead of booster could i use dme? would there be a difference? better maybe since that would be malt instead of sugar. how much dme?

    Asked by: cheech
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