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Czech-style Pilsner

167 calories 16.1 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Czech Pale Lager
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.043 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 81% (brew house)
Source: Pandy Grelps
Calories: 167 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 16.1 g (Per 12oz)
Created Saturday October 6th 2018
1.051
1.011
5.16%
20.11
5.69
5.29
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9.50 lb German - Bohemian Pilsner9.5 lb Bohemian Pilsner 38 1.9 95%
0.50 lb German - Acidulated Malt0.5 lb Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 5%
10 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Saaz1 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 2.6 Boil 60 min 8.74 25%
0.75 oz Saaz0.75 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 2.6 Boil 45 min 6.02 18.8%
0.25 oz Saaz0.25 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 2.6 Boil 15 min 1.08 6.3%
1 oz Cascade1 oz Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 7 Boil 5 min 4.27 25%
1 oz Saaz1 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 2.6 Dry Hop at 60 °F 7 days 25%
4 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
Sacch Rest Infusion 150 °F 90 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Yeast
White Labs - Czech Budejovice Lager Yeast WLP802
Amount:
2 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
75.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
50 - 55 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
50 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 430 B cells required
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Target Water Profile
Pilsen (Light Lager)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
4 1 31 19 9 0.1
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

10/6/18: Well, we're going to try making one of the most iconic and difficult-to-brew beers ever, the Czech pilsner. Wish us luck.

PROCESS NOTES:

-need 50-ish ppm calcium for water to limit sulfate/bicarbonates (bitterness will be harsh otherwise)... use distilled water to cut if needed

-90 min mash at 150°F, sparge as usual w/ ~2.5 gal filtered water

-add yeast nutrient at 15 min dur. boil, whirlfloc at 5 min

-4 gallons distilled water and 1 gallon filtered water for strike

collected 6 gallons, came out at

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  • Last Updated: 2018-10-27 19:45 UTC
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