NZ Hoppy Pilsner - X5

158 calories 16 carbs
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: No Profile Selected
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 30 liters (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 35.5 liters
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.041 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 74% (brew house)
Source: Home brew West
Calories: 158 calories (Per 355mL)
Carbs: 16 g (Per 355mL)
Created Monday April 8th 2019
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
5.87 kg New Zealand - Pilsner Malt5.87 kg Pilsner Malt 37.3 1.93 92.7%
0.33 kg German - CaraHell0.33 kg CaraHell 34 11 5.2%
130.43 g German - Acidulated Malt130.43 g Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 2.1%
6.33 kg Total      
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
9.13 g Pacific Jade9.13 g Pacific Jade Hops Pellet 13 Boil 60 min 10.92 4%
13.04 g Motueka13.04 g Motueka Hops Pellet 7 Boil 20 min 5.09 5.6%
78.26 g Motueka78.26 g Motueka Hops Pellet 7 Boil 10 min 18.27 33.9%
104.35 g Motueka104.35 g Motueka Hops Pellet 7 Dry Hop 7 days 45.2%
26.09 g Taiheke26.09 g Taiheke Hops Pellet 7 Dry Hop 7 days 11.3%
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
24.1 L Steeping 62 °C 60 min
L Temperature 75 °C 10 min
13 L Sparge 75 °C 10 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 3.8 L/kg
Mangrove Jack - Bohemian Lager Yeast M84
Attenuation (custom):
Optimum Temp:
10 - 15 °C
Fermentation Temp:
14 °C
Pitch Rate:
1.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 625 B cells required
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Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
80 5 25 75 80 100
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NZ Hoppy Pilsner
This Pilsner is perhaps one of the better ones in NZ atm. Maybe that's just our biased opinion - or maybe we know somethings that you don't yet.

OG: 1.050
FG: 1.012
IBU: Approx. 31
ABV: 5.0 %
Boil Time: 60mins
Volume: 23L

4.5kg NZ Pilsner Malt
250g Carahell Malt
100g Acidulated Malt
7g of Pacific Jade Hops
150g of Motueka hops
30g of Taiheke Hops
2 x pkt MJ M84 Bohemian Lager Yeast

Mash at 62ºC for 60 minutes with 18.5 L of water
Mash out at 75ºC for 10 mins.
Sparge at 75ºC with 10L of water and boil for 60 mins.
At 60 minutes add 7g of Pacific Jade to the boil
At 20 minutes to go add 10g Motueka
At 10 minutes to go add the 60g of Motueka and 10g of Taiheke
Cool rapidly and transfer to your sanitised fermenter
When the wort is between 18-20ºC add the 2 packets of M84 lager yeast and ferment at 14ºC for 10 days – or until SG is stable for 2 days
After 7-8 days add 80g of Motueka and 20g Taiheke hops to the fermenter (in a hop bag weighed down with sanitised marbles if you don’t want as much hop mess)
Leave dry hops in for 5-7 days
Transfer beer into another fermenter and transfer into a fridge or somewhere cool (1ºC if kegging 10ºC if bottling) for 3-5 days and adding your finings agent
Keg or bottle as usual

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Last Updated: 2019-04-13 00:21 UTC

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