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DIY Munich Helles V2

174 calories 17.2 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: Munich Helles
Boil Time: 75 min
Batch Size: 5.7 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.8 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6.3 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.049 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.053 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 174 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17.2 g (Per 12oz)
URL: https://midwinterhbc.com/competition/
Created: Monday July 19th 2021
1.053
1.012
5.5%
22.9
4.5
5.3
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9.75 lb Weyermann - Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner9.75 lb Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner 36.3 1.9 81.3%
0.75 lb Weyermann - Barke Vienna0.75 lb Barke Vienna 36 3.4 6.3%
1 lb Weyermann - Carafoam1 lb Carafoam 34.5 2.2 8.3%
0.50 lb German - CaraHell0.5 lb CaraHell 34 11 4.2%
12 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
16 g Hallertau Mittelfruh16 g Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 5.9 Boil 60 min 11.18 30.8%
8 g Hallertau Mittelfruh8 g Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 5.9 Boil 30 min 4.3 15.4%
12 g Tettnanger12 g Tettnanger Hops Pellet 3.9 Boil 30 min 4.26 23.1%
6 g Hallertau Mittelfruh6 g Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 5.9 Boil 10 min 1.52 11.5%
10 g Tettnanger10 g Tettnanger Hops Pellet 3.9 Boil 10 min 1.67 19.2%
52 g / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
7.4 gal Strike 128 °F 126 °F 15 min
148 °F 148 °F 30 min
156 °F 156 °F 30 min
170 °F 170 °F 10 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 each Whirlfloc Fining Boil 10 min.
2.20 g Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 10 min.
3.70 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4.22 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2.60 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.90 g Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Imperial Yeast - L17 Harvest
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
76%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
50 - 60 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
50 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 424 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       Amount: 10.23 psi       Temp: 36 °F       CO2 Level: 2.5 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Reverse Osmosis System (April 2020)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
60 3 15 85 65 6
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Award winner:

1st place Bluegrass Homebrew Competition Pale Malty European Lager category
https://bluegrasscup.brewcomp.com/

2nd place Midwinter Homebrew Competition in Pale/Amber Euro Lager category
https://midwinterhbc.com/competition/

1st place America's Finest City (QUAFF) in the Pale Malty European Lager category & 2nd place Best of Show
https://quaff.org/AFC-2023/index.php?msg=5

2nd place KCBM (2023) Light Lager category
https://bluegrasscup.brewcomp.com/

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Single decoction for mash out:

When mash hits 156F, pull 8-10 quarts mash, boil x 15 min, return to mash tun at mash out. Total mash time ~90 min.

75 min boil

Hops loose in kettle

Chill at end of boil

Ferment at 52F. After 7 days, slowly raise temp over 7 days to 65F.

Once fermentation is complete, cold crash x 7-10 days. Gelatin fine x 3-5 days. Keg and lager for 4-5 weeks as close to 32F as possible.



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