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Taste Of Germany

161 calories 15.8 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Kölsch
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 8 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 10.4 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.038 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 82% (brew house)
Source: Chad Bahr
Rating:
5.00 (1 Review)

Calories: 161 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 15.8 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday May 18th 2017
1.049
1.011
5.0%
26.6
3.2
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
10.44 lb German - Pilsner10.437 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 81.8%
1.31 lb German - Vienna1.3125 lb Vienna 37 4 10.3%
0.64 lb German - CaraFoam0.635 lb CaraFoam 37 1.8 5%
0.38 lb German - Acidulated Malt0.375 lb Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 2.9%
12.76 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2.50 oz Domestic Hallertau2.5 oz Domestic Hallertau Hops Pellet 3.8 Boil 60 min 25.19 71.4%
0.50 oz Tettnanger0.5 oz Tettnanger Hops Pellet 2 Boil 15 min 1.32 14.3%
0.50 oz Tettnanger0.5 oz Tettnanger Hops Pellet 2 Boil 1 min 0.11 14.3%
3.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
4.25 gal Heat Strike Water To: 160 Infusion 147 °F 60 min
2.5 gal Mash Out: Heat to Boil -- 170 °F 10 min
3 gal 1st Sparge Sparge 170 °F 5 min
3 gal 2nd Sparge Sparge 170 °F 5 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.33 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 each Whirlfloc Tablet Fining Boil 10 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Bohemian Lager 2124
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
48 - 58 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
50 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 552 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: Forced       Amount: 10psi       CO2 Level: 2.5 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Light colored and malty
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
60 5 10 95 55 0
Treat 14 Gallons of RO Water With:

Gypsum CaSO4
3.3 grams

Calcium Chloride CaCl2
8.8 grams

Epsom Salt MgSO4
2.8 grams

Canning Salt NaCl
1.3 grams
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Taste Of Germany" Kölsch beer recipe by Chad Bahr. All Grain, ABV 4.97%, IBU 26.62, SRM 3.2, Fermentables: (Pilsner, Vienna, CaraFoam, Acidulated Malt) Hops: (Domestic Hallertau, Tettnanger) Other: (Whirlfloc Tablet)
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  • Last Updated: 2017-06-22 00:34 UTC
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System Account 06/22/2017 at 12:34am
5 of 5

I have brewed many kolcsh beers and this one turned out by far the best. Best brew to date.


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