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Delicious Schwarzbier

162 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: Schwarzbier
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 28 liters (fermentor volume)
Boil Size: 32 liters
Boil Gravity: 1.043 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 72% (brew house)
Source: Malt bill from Jamil
Calories: 162 calories (Per 355mL)
URL: http://vicbrew.org/results/VicBrew2016FullResults.pdf
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Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
3.5 kg German - Munich Light3.5 kg Munich Light 37 6 56.1%
2 kg Belgian - Pilsner2 kg Pilsner 37 1.6 32.1%
0.25 kg American - Caramel / Crystal 20L0.25 kg Caramel / Crystal 20L 35 20 4%
0.25 kg American - Chocolate0.25 kg Chocolate 29 350 4%
0.12 kg American - Roasted Barley0.12 kg Roasted Barley 33 300 1.9%
0.12 kg German - Carafa III0.12 kg Carafa III 32 535 1.9%
6.24 kg Total      
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
10 g Northern Brewer10 g Northern Brewer Hops Pellet 8.8 First Wort   5.2
17 g Northern Brewer17 g Northern Brewer Hops Pellet 8.8 Boil 60 min 14.48
45 g Hersbrucker45 g Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 2.3 Boil 20 min 6.07
28 g Hersbrucker28 g Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 2.3 Boil 0 min
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
18 LStrike temp 73Infusion66 °C60 min
23 Lkeep water 2cm above grainSparge76 °C30 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 3 L/kg
Attenuation (avg):
Optimum Temp:
8 - 14 °C
Fermentation Temp:
10 °C
Pitch Rate:
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Target Water Profile: Munich (Dark Lager)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
82 20 4 2 16 320
Total water 46L
Mash water 18L - 5.5g CaCl2, 1g CaSO4
Sparge water 23L (PH <6)
Boil kettle 2.5g CaCl2, 1g CaSO4 Record ID X1G9X1X for water calc
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
2nd try as removed the Sodium Metabisulfite Not an OD brew and
Grain not conditioned with 1-2% water prior to milling to reduce lipoxygenase and peroxidase enzymes.

Water boiled and chilled to 76c
Last 15 mins of boil add 1/2 whirfloc tab
Last 10 mins add 1.5 tsp yeast nutrient and pinch of zinc
Chill the wort quickly and pitch the yeast at 10c
Aerate the wort last and set ferm temp to 9c for 2 days then 10-12c

1st Place Vicbrew 2016 Amber and Dark lager

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Last Updated: 2017-06-15 02:28 UTC
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