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Cucumber Kölsch

157 calories 14.9 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Kölsch
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 5.75 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.046 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 65% (brew house)
Source: Marcus, Meeghan, Al
Rating:
4.50 (2 Reviews)

Calories: 157 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 14.9 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Friday February 22nd 2019
1.048
1.010
5.0%
27.0
3.8
5.7
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
2 lb American - Vienna2 lb Vienna 35 4 19%
8 lb German - Pilsner8 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 76.2%
0.50 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose0.5 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose 46 0.5 4.8%
10.50 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.25 oz Spalt1.25 oz Spalt Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 60 min 20.1 55.6%
1 oz Domestic Hallertau1 oz Domestic Hallertau Hops Pellet 3.9 Boil 15 min 6.91 44.4%
2.25 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
5.75 gal Steeping -- 146 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.13 oz Whirlfloc Water Agt Boil 10 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - German Ale/ Kölsch Yeast WLP029
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
65 - 69 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 87 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
104 15 52 109 86 152
5.75 gal to L: 21.77 L
(21.77 L * mg = amount needed in mg)

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Ca: 2.264g
Mg: 0.327 g
Na: 1.132 g
Cl: 2.373 g
SO4: 1.872 g
HCO3: 3.309 g
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

7 days - Ferment at 60 degrees F

Blanch whole cucumber, cube 1/2", brief starsan bath

Add Cucumber to fermenter (2.5 lb)

5 days - Ferment at 65 degrees F (diacetyl rest)

Trub dump (& remove cucumber)

Rack it + biofine (1 oz?)

Purge O2 from keg headspace with CO2

21 - 30 days kegged at 35 degrees F (What PSI?)



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  • Last Updated: 2019-02-23 08:14 UTC
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Albe 02/23/2019 at 06:06am
5 of 5

Holy shit this recipe is the best cucumber recipe I have ever seen!


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