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Czech Dark Lager

187 calories 17 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Czech Dark Lager
Boil Time: 75 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.49 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.036 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.057 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 80% (brew house)
Calories: 187 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Sunday December 3rd 2023
1.057
1.011
6.1%
34.2
31.0
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
3 lb Munich3 lb Munich 37 6 27.3%
3 lb Weyermann - Barke Pilsner Malt3 lb Barke Pilsner Malt 37.03 1.75 27.3%
2.50 lb Viking - Vienna2.5 lb Vienna 37 3.6 22.7%
0.50 lb Weyermann - Carafa II0.5 lb Carafa II - (late mash tun addition) 31.5 415 4.5%
0.50 lb Weyermann - Caramunich Type 20.5 lb Caramunich Type 2 - (late mash tun addition) 34 45 4.5%
0.50 lb Briess - Chocolate0.5 lb Chocolate - (late mash tun addition) 25 350 4.5%
1 lb Munich Dark 20L1 lb Munich Dark 20L 34 20 9.1%
11 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2 oz Artisan - Saaz (Czech)2 oz Saaz (Czech) Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 60 min 27.42 66.7%
1 oz Artisan - Saaz (Czech)1 oz Saaz (Czech) Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 15 min 6.8 33.3%
3 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
14 qt Decoction 155 °F 140 °F 30 min
8 qt Decoction 170 °F 152 °F 35 min
12 qt Decoction 190 °F 165 °F 15 min
4.81 gal Strike 163 °F 170 °F 10 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.75 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 60 °F
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.25 tsp Wyeast Yeast Nutrient Water Agt Boil 10 min.
0.25 oz Five Star Chemicals - Super Moss Fining Boil 10 min.
1.90 tbsp Gelatin Fining Kegging 0 min.
 
Yeast
Lallemand - LalBrew Diamond Lager
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
80%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
50 - 59 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
55 °F
Pitch Rate:
2.0 (M cells / ml / ° P) 585 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.25 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Czech Dark Lager" Czech Dark Lager beer recipe by Gregg Johnson. All Grain, ABV 6.11%, IBU 34.23, SRM 30.95, Fermentables: (Munich, Barke Pilsner Malt, Vienna, Carafa II, Caramunich Type 2, Chocolate, Munich Dark 20L) Hops: (Saaz (Czech)) Other: (Wyeast Yeast Nutrient, Super Moss, Gelatin)
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