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Pilsner Urquell Clone 2

155 calories 17 g 12 oz
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Czech Premium Pale Lager
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.035 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Brew Your Own - Chris Colby w/Tweaks
Hop Utilization: 99%
Calories: 155 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17 g (Per 12oz)
Created Friday September 6th 2019
1.047
1.013
4.45%
39.78
3.81
5.35
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
7.50 lb German - Pilsner7.5 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 75%
0.50 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)0.5 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 5%
1 lb German - Vienna1 lb Vienna 37 4 10%
0.50 lb German - Munich Light0.5 lb Munich Light 37 6 5%
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 %
0.50 oz Magnum0.5 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 11.6 Boil 90 min 24.96 11.1%
1 oz Saaz1 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 2.8 Boil 45 min 10.16 22.2%
1.50 oz Saaz1.5 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 2.8 Boil 15 min 4.66 33.3%
1.50 oz Saaz1.5 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 2.8 Boil at 212 °F 0 min 33.3%
4.5 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
5.5 gal Infusion 142 °F 30 min
Pull 1/3 thick portion (1.5 gl) Decoction 212 °F 15 min
Add back decoction to hit 155 Infusion 155 °F 30 min
4.4 gal Sparge 155 °F 10 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 2.2 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 each Whirlfloc Water Agt Boil 10 min.
0.50 tsp Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
Imperial Yeast - L28 Urkel
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
73%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
52 - 58 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
48 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 365 B cells required
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Priming
Method: co2       CO2 Level: 2.25 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Pilsen (Light Lager)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
7 3 2 5 5 25
Start with RO water and build profile.
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Target mash pH of 4.8 - 5.0 per Annie Johnson.

Pitch at 50 degrees and ferment until activity slowed considerably. Begin increasing temp up to 65 over several days. Leave for 2 days after reaching 65 for a diacetyl rest. Lager at 40 degrees for 4-6 weeks.

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