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German Pilsner-Ale

198.59 calories 20.54 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: Partial Mash
Style: Specialty Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 3.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.094 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: HG Brewing
Calories: (Per 12oz)
Carbs: (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday February 13th 2014
1.060
1.015
5.89%
40.38
5.4
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8.65 lb Liquid Malt Extract - Light8.65 lb Liquid Malt Extract - Light 35 4 89.6%
1 lb German - Carapils1 lb Carapils 35 1.3 10.4%
9.65 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker1 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 4 Boil 60 min 9.31 15.6%
1.40 oz Palisade1.4 oz Palisade Hops Pellet 7.5 Boil 60 min 24.43 21.9%
0.50 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker0.5 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 4 Boil 15 min 2.31 7.8%
0.50 oz Palisade0.5 oz Palisade Hops Pellet 7.5 Boil 15 min 4.33 7.8%
0.50 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker0.5 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 4 Boil 0 min 7.8%
0.50 oz Palisade0.5 oz Palisade Hops Pellet 7.5 Boil 0 min 7.8%
1 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker1 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 4 Dry Hop 14 days 15.6%
1 oz Palisade1 oz Palisade Hops Pellet 7.5 Dry Hop 14 days 15.6%
6.4 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
1 gal mash grains in brewpot -- 152 °F 30 min
0.5 gal Sparge grains into brewpot, boil, add LME, top up to 3.5 gal, boil, start hop schedule. Sparge 168 °F --
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 15 min.
1 tsp Gelatin (3 days before bottling) Fining Secondary --
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Kölsch 2565
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
56 - 70 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
65 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 230 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: Corn Sugar       CO2 Level: 2.5 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Pilsen (Light Lager)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
7 3 2 5 5 25
Adjust your water profile to match the above profile..best for a lager type beer.
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Primary - 7 days @65 degrees
Secondary - 14 days or more @65 degrees
Clarify with Gelatin 3 days prior to bottling.

This is a German Pilsner Ale, which is the next best thing to a lager without having to actually lager.

May require 2 packets of dry yeast (if not using a starter).

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