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(2016-04-21) Czech Lager

180 calories 18.9 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Czech Premium Pale Lager
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 8.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 9.6 °P (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 80% (brew house)
Calories: 180 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 18.9 g (Per 12oz)
URL: http://cdn.indianastatefair.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Brewers_Cup_Homebrew_Results_2016.pdf
Created Friday April 8th 2016
13.4 °P
3.6 °P
5.3%
51.4
3.7
5.7
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
10.50 lb German - Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner10.5 lb Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner 38 1.8 97.7%
2 oz American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)2 oz Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 1.2%
2 oz German - Melanoidin2 oz Melanoidin 37 25 1.2%
172 oz / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2.50 oz Saaz2.5 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 2.8 Boil 75 min 25.72 29.4%
1.50 oz Saaz1.5 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 2.8 Boil 30 min 11.35 17.6%
1.50 oz Saaz1.5 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 2.8 Boil 15 min 7.33 17.6%
2 oz Saaz2 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 2.8 Whirlpool 0 min 6.99 23.5%
1 oz Saaz1 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 2.8 Dry Hop 1 days 11.8%
8.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
16 qt Protein Rest Temperature 132 °F 10 min
Sacc Rest #1 (100% Grist) Temperature 148 °F 30 min
Sacc #2 (100% Grist) Temperature 155 °F 20 min
Mash-Out (100% Grist) Temperature 165 °F 10 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Yeast
Imperial Yeast - L11 Gateway
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
72%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
47 - 55 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
48 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 457 B cells required
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Target Water Profile
Pilsen (Light Lager)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
7 3 2 5 5 25
1 tsp CaCl added to mash water to get to 50ppm

1 tsp Lactic Acid added to both mash & sparge

1 tsp 5-2 added to mash
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

1.5L 3 day decanted starter with 1 can L11 + 1 can L11 pitched on brew day. Total ~500B cells

Double Hochkurz decoction with 5 minute mashout rests and 30 minute boils. Both thick

2nd Place - 2016 Indiana State Fair Brewers Cup (34 entries in Category)
http://cdn.indianastatefair.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Brewers_Cup_Homebrew_Results_2016.pdf

Originally intended as a Czech Premium, but it presented more like a Czech Pale, so it was entered in the above competition as a regular Czech Pils, not Premium. Dyno-mite beer.



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