Kolsch Beer Recipe | All Grain Kölsch by Brewer #400837 | Brewer's Friend
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Kolsch

145 calories 15 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Kölsch
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 9.61 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.765 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.026 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.044 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Northern Brewer
Calories: 145 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 15 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Friday May 24th 2024
1.044
1.011
4.3%
34.6
2.9
5.7
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9 lb German - Pilsner9 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 100%
9 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Hallertau Tradition (Germany)1 oz Hallertau Tradition (Germany) Hops Pellet 5 Boil 60 min 21.41 50%
1 oz Hersbrucker1 oz Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 4 Boil 30 min 13.17 50%
2 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
3.9375 gal Strike 161 °F 153 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.75 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 75 °F
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1.75 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1.50 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 g Baking Soda Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.98 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Sparge 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Kölsch 2565
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
56 - 70 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
60 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 80 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.65 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Light colored and malty
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
55.4 0 18.4 56.6 56.1 47.7
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Kolsch" Kölsch beer recipe by Northern Brewer. All Grain, ABV 4.32%, IBU 34.58, SRM 2.89, Fermentables: (Pilsner) Hops: (Hallertau Tradition (Germany), Hersbrucker) Other: (Calcium Chloride (dihydrate), Gypsum, Baking Soda, Lactic acid)
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  • Last Updated: 2024-05-26 12:11 UTC
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