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Kolsch

167 calories 16.1 g 12 oz
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Kölsch
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.25 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.69 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.82 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.035 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Kölsch II https://byo.com/article/koelsch-style-profile/
Calories: 167 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 16.1 g (Per 12oz)
Created Wednesday June 12th 2019
1.051
1.011
5.14%
26.17
3.23
5.4
31.72
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9.50 lb German - Pilsner9.5 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 95%
0.50 lb German - Wheat Malt0.5 lb Wheat Malt 37 2 5%
10 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.25 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh1.25 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 4.2 Boil 60 min 21.11 71.4%
0.50 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh0.5 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 4.2 Boil 15 min 4.33 28.6%
1.75 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
15 qt Infusion 149 °F 60 min
6.4 qt Infusion 168 °F 10 min
15.4 qt Sparge 170 °F 10 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 15 min.
1 tsp Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.50 tsp Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
6.36 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 tsp Chalk Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.25 tsp Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
White Labs - German Ale/ Kölsch Yeast WLP029
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
65 - 69 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
60 °F
Pitch Rate:
1 (M cells / ml / ° P) 251 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.58 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Cologne Germany
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
104 15 52 109 86 152
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 9.07 36.3  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 3.75 15  
Grain absorption losses -1.25 -5  
Remaining sparge water volume 5.32 21.3  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 7.57 30.3  
Boil off losses -2.25 -9  
Hops absorption losses -0.07 -0.3  
Amount going into fermentor 5.25 21  
Total: 9.19 36.8
 
Notes

2021 session was on spot. A little high OG. But on point otherwise. Needs better head retention though. More wheat malt?

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