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Budvar Original Clone

173 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: Czech Premium Pale Lager
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 25 liters (fermentor volume)
Boil Size: 30 liters
Boil Gravity: 1.043 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: Radek Zavadil
Calories: 173 calories (Per 355mL)
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Target 10°C

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Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
4.9 kg German - Pilsner4.9 kg Pilsner 38 1.6 89.1%
0.3 kg German - Melanoidin0.3 kg Melanoidin 37 25 5.5%
0.3 kg German - Carapils0.3 kg Carapils 35 1.3 5.5%
5.5 kg Total      
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
40 g Saaz40 g Saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 60 min 15.09
20 g Saaz20 g Saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 40 min 6.62
30 g Saaz30 g Saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 20 min 6.85
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
3 LInfusion68 °C45 min
3 LInfusion72 °C15 min
3 LInfusion78 °C1 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 3 L/kg
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
0.5 each Protafloc Fining Boil 10 min.
Attenuation (avg):
Optimum Temp:
9 - 13 °C
Fermentation Temp:
10 °C
Pitch Rate:
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Author: Radek Zavadil, Method: All Grain, Style: Czech Premium Pale Lager, ABV 4.95%, IBU 28.56, SRM 4.65, Fermentables: (Pilsner, Melanoidin, Carapils) Hops: (Saaz) Other: (Protafloc)
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Brew Count: 12
Last Updated: 2018-01-21 22:51 UTC
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Radek 06/12/2016 at 10:33pm
After first tasting from keg with my friends I can only recomended this recipe. As we are natives of České Budějovice, town where the Original Budvar is brewed, we know because we regulary drink original. The taste of this clone is very similar to original Budvar.

Radek 06/12/2016 at 10:47pm
Sorry for my poor english. Of course "I can recomend this recipe" :)

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