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Czech Dark Lager - 3.5 gal

164 calories 15.2 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: Czech Dark Lager
Boil Time: 75 min
Batch Size: 4 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 5.25 gallons
Post Boil Size: 4 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.038 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.050 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 72% (brew house)
Hop Utilization: 99%
Calories: 164 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 15.2 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Friday August 4th 2023
1.050
1.010
5.2%
30.1
24.9
5.4
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
4.60 lb Bestmalz - BEST Pilsen4.6 lb BEST Pilsen 37 1.9 60.1%
1.20 lb Weyermann - Munich Type II (Dark)1.2 lb Munich Type II (Dark) 37 10 15.7%
0.75 lb Weyermann - Caramunich Type 20.75 lb Caramunich Type 2 34 45 9.8%
0.50 lb Dingemans - Biscuit0.5 lb Biscuit 34.5 22 6.5%
0.35 lb Weyermann - Carafa Special Type 1 0.35 lb Carafa Special Type 1 29.9 340 4.6%
0.25 lb Thomas Fawcett - Pale Chocolate Malt0.25 lb Pale Chocolate Malt 32.2 230 3.3%
7.65 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Saaz1 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3.9 Boil 60 min 20.46 44.4%
0.75 oz Saaz0.75 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3.9 Boil 15 min 7.62 33.3%
0.50 oz Saaz0.5 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3.9 Boil 5 min 2.04 22.2%
2.25 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
7.05 gal Protein Rest (no dark malt) Infusion 129 °F 126 °F 15 min
7.65 gal Sacch I (add Dark Malts) -- 145 °F 30 min
7.65 gal Sacch II -- 158 °F 20 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
2 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 each Whirlfloc Water Agt Boil 10 min.
3 g Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 10 min.
 
Yeast
Lallemand - LalBrew NovaLager
Amount:
2 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
79%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
50 - 68 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
65 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 66 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.25 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Pilsen (Light Lager)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
34 3 18 63 32 16
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Czech Dark Lager - 3.5 gal" Czech Dark Lager beer recipe by Gregg LeBlanc. BIAB, ABV 5.21%, IBU 30.12, SRM 24.88, Fermentables: (BEST Pilsen, Munich Type II (Dark), Caramunich Type 2, Biscuit, Carafa Special Type 1 , Pale Chocolate Malt) Hops: (Saaz) Other: (Calcium Chloride (dihydrate), Gypsum, Whirlfloc, Yeast Nutrient)
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  • Last Updated: 2023-09-04 15:40 UTC
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