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February Lager

160 calories 13.1 g 330 ml
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Festbier
Boil Time: 63 min
Batch Size: 23.5 liters (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 29.5 liters
Post Boil Size: 23.5 liters
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.043 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.053 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 73% (brew house)
Source: BeerWolf
Calories: 160 calories (Per 330ml)
Carbs: 13.1 g (Per 330ml)
Created: Tuesday February 28th 2023
1.053
1.008
6.0%
37.4
6.0
5.5
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
2 kg German - Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner2 kg Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner 38 1.8 35.7%
0.65 kg Viking - Munich Light0.65 kg Munich Light 36 6 11.6%
0.85 kg German - Wheat Malt0.85 kg Wheat Malt 37 2 15.2%
1 kg Bairds - Maris Otter Pale Ale1 kg Maris Otter Pale Ale 37.5 2.5 17.9%
0.40 kg German - CaraHell0.4 kg CaraHell 34 11 7.1%
0.20 kg Viking - Red Active Malt0.2 kg Red Active Malt 33 14 3.6%
0.20 kg Weyermann - Munich Type II (Dark)0.2 kg Munich Type II (Dark) 37 10 3.6%
0.30 kg Viking - Dextrine Malt0.3 kg Dextrine Malt 33 1.8 5.4%
5.60 kg / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
20 g Rakau20 g Rakau Hops Pellet 10.5 Boil 45 min 22.27 18.2%
20 g Motueka20 g Motueka Hops Pellet 7 Boil 5 min 3.22 18.2%
25 g Rakau25 g Rakau Hops Pellet 10.5 Boil 5 min 6.04 22.7%
15 g Hallertau Mittelfruh15 g Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 3.75 Boil 5 min 1.3 13.6%
10 g Hallertau Mittelfruh10 g Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 3.75 Whirlpool 15 min 0.8 9.1%
10 g Rakau10 g Rakau Hops Pellet 10.5 Whirlpool 15 min 2.23 9.1%
10 g Motueka10 g Motueka Hops Pellet 7 Whirlpool 15 min 1.49 9.1%
110 g / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
15.3 L Strike 70 °C 64 °C 60 min
64 °C 67 °C 20 min
15 L Sparge 76 °C 76 °C 30 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 3 L/kg
Starting Grain Temp: 15 °C
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
3 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 40 min.
4 g gypsum (calcium sulfate) Water Agt Mash 40 min.
4 g Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 40 min.
2 g Ascorbic Acid Water Agt Bottling --
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70
Amount:
2 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
83%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
9 - 22 °C
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
12 °C
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 108 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.25 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Light colored and hoppy
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
75 5 10 50 150 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"February Lager" Festbier beer recipe by BeerWolf. All Grain, ABV 5.96%, IBU 37.35, SRM 6.01, Fermentables: (Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner, Munich Light, Wheat Malt, Maris Otter Pale Ale, CaraHell, Red Active Malt, Munich Type II (Dark), Dextrine Malt) Hops: (Rakau, Motueka, Hallertau Mittelfruh) Other: (Calcium Chloride (dihydrate), gypsum (calcium sulfate), Lactic acid, Ascorbic Acid)
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  • Last Updated: 2023-03-04 07:57 UTC
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