Half Dark Pivo Beer Recipe | All Grain Czech Amber Lager by Susquehanna Lagerhaus | Brewer's Friend
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Half Dark Pivo

181 calories 18.2 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Czech Amber Lager
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.051 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.055 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 65% (brew house)
Source: Old El Camino Brewing
Rating:
5.00 (1 Review)

Calories: 181 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 18.2 g (Per 12oz)
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Created: Sunday November 18th 2018
1.055
1.013
5.5%
30.7
11.9
5.3
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
13 lb German - Pilsner13 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 96.3%
2 oz German - Chocolate Rye2 oz Chocolate Rye 31 240 0.9%
4 oz German - Melanoidin4 oz Melanoidin 37 25 1.9%
2 oz German - Carafa III2 oz Carafa III 32 535 0.9%
216 oz / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Perle1 oz Perle Hops Pellet 7.1 Boil 60 min 18.87 33.3%
1 oz Saaz1 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 30 min 8.41 33.3%
1 oz Styrian Goldings1 oz Styrian Goldings Hops Pellet 5.5 Whirlpool 15 min 3.43 33.3%
3 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
8.5 gal Re-circulation Mash Temperature -- 155 °F 60 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
4.75 g Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) Water Agt Mash 90 min.
4.25 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 90 min.
2.50 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 75 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Czech Budejovice Lager Yeast WLP802
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
77.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
50 - 55 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
50 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 462 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.25 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Düsseldorf (Altbier)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
90 12 45 82 65 223
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Note our brewhouse Efficiency, Scale to fit!

Ferment:
14-Days @ 50F
7-Days @ 68F

Lager:
7-14 Days @ 45F

Cold crash:
2 Days @ 38F

Keg:
36Hr @ 38F/30PSI

Bottle:
Target 2.4 volumes CO2



03/05/2019
2019 Lancaster Iron Brewer VII
~2nd Place Lager Category
~BJCP Category 3C combined average score of 39.5
~Was recommended to increase malt character and mash lower for higher attenuation and add 5-10 IBU's of bittering hops

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03/13/2019

Changed Malt Bill-
Removed Black Patent
Added Melanoidin, Chocolate Rye, De-bittered Black

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Changed Hop Schedule-
Decreased 60min Perle
Added 60/30min Saaz

05/26/19

Changed Yeast to WLP802 CZECH BUDEJOVICE

01/14/2020

Changed hop schedule added Styrian Holdings


03/08/2020

2020 Lancaster Iron Brewer
3b Czech Amber Lager, BJCP official score 42/50
-1st Place Lagers
-1st Place Best of Show
-2020 Brewer's Choice Award

~Feedback: less roasty malt & a touch more ibu's

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Susquehanna Lagerhaus 02/26/2019 at 12:08am
5 of 5

This brew hit all the style marks so far as we feel, it has an amazing sweet malt aroma, creamy mouth feel, but the finish makes the beer in our opinion!


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