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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

165 calories 16.7 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: Schwarzbier
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.037 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: Herr Stein
Rating:
4.00 (1 Review)

Hop Utilization: 99%
Calories: 165 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 16.7 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday October 31st 2019
1.050
1.012
5.0%
21.3
29.0
5.5
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
5 lb Munich - Light 10L5 lb Munich - Light 10L 33 10 47.6%
4 lb United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row4 lb Pale 2-Row 38 2.5 38.1%
0.50 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L0.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 4.8%
0.50 lb American - Chocolate0.5 lb Chocolate 29 350 4.8%
0.25 lb American - Roasted Barley0.25 lb Roasted Barley 33 300 2.4%
0.25 lb German - Carafa I0.25 lb Carafa I 32 340 2.4%
10.50 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.35 oz Magnum0.35 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 14 Boil 60 min 18.82 25.9%
0.50 oz Yakima Chief Hops - Hersbrucker 0.5 oz Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 2 Boil 20 min 2.33 37%
0.50 oz Hersbrucker0.5 oz Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 2.2 Boil 1 min 0.18 37%
1.35 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
7.5 gal Infusion 152 °F --
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Bavarian Lager 2206
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
75%
Flocculation:
Med-High
Optimum Temp:
46 - 58 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
1.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 387 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.44 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
80 5 25 75 80 100
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" Schwarzbier beer recipe by Herr Stein. BIAB, ABV 4.98%, IBU 21.32, SRM 28.96, Fermentables: (Munich - Light 10L, Pale 2-Row, Caramel / Crystal 40L, Chocolate, Roasted Barley, Carafa I) Hops: (Magnum, Hersbrucker , Hersbrucker)
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Herr Stein 10/31/2019 at 07:03pm
4 of 5

Attempted to clone Kostritzer Schwarzbier lager. This came close. Dark brown to black has a palecolored foam head with good cling quality. Mild roasted malt character without any bitterness. Malt flavor and aroma is at low to medium levels of sweetness. Very drinkable.


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