Killer Kolsch (Extract) - Beer Recipe - Brewer's Friend

Killer Kolsch (Extract)

158 calories 16.4 g
Beer Stats
Method: Extract
Style: No Profile Selected
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.048 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.053 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (steeping grains only)
Calories: 158 calories (Per )
Carbs: 16.4 g (Per )
Created: Saturday July 16th 2022
1.048
1.012
4.7%
21.1
2.8
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
2 lb Briess - LME Pilsen Light2 lb LME Pilsen Light 37.6 2 28.6%
5 lb Briess - LME Pilsen Light5 lb LME Pilsen Light 37.6 2 71.4%
7 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.50 oz BSG - Saaz1.5 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3 Boil 60 min 15.85 42.9%
1 oz BSG - Saaz1 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3 Boil 15 min 5.24 28.6%
1 oz BSG - Saaz1 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3 Boil 0 min 28.6%
3.50 oz / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 oz Irish Moss Fining Boil --
1 each White Labs - Clarity Ferm WLN4000 Fining Primary --
1 tsp Wyeast - Beer Nutrient Other Mash --
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04
Amount:
1 Tbsp
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 87 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       Amount: 51.65 psi       Temp: 68 °F       CO2 Level: 4.04 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Notes

This Kolsch is easy as pie, and is not enhanced by adding steeping grains, resulting in a very crisp, clean taste. This beer is a summer staple for me as an extract brewer - not only is it light, refreshing, and crisp, it also goes grain to glass pretty quickly and ferments cleanly.

1) Heat water to boil
AT 60 MIN
1) Add 2 lb DME, whisking constantly while boiling
2) Add 1.5oz SAAZ hops
3) Start timer for 45 Min
4) Hydrate Irish Moss
AT 15 MIN
1) Add 4lb DME, whisking constantly.
2) Add 1oz SAAZ
3) Set timer for 5 min
AT 10 MIN
1) Add yeast nutrient
2) Set timer for 5 min
AT 5 MIN
1) Add Irish Moss (hydrated)
2) Set timer for 5 min
AT 0 MIN (FLAMEOUT)
1) Add 1oz SAAZ Hops
///AFTER///

  • COOL wort with chiller
  • Transfer to sanitized primary
  • Pitch yeast
  • Add
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Last Updated: 2022-07-16 13:51 UTC

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