Helles Lager Beer Recipe | All Grain Munich Helles by Fine&Dandy | Brewer's Friend
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Helles Lager

175 calories 18.7 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Munich Helles
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.042 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.053 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 76% (brew house)
Calories: 175 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 18.7 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Friday March 27th 2020
1.053
1.014
5.1%
19.5
4.6
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
7.50 lb Finland - Pilsner Malt7.5 lb Pilsner Malt 37 2 78.9%
1.50 lb German - Munich Light1.5 lb Munich Light 37 6 15.8%
8 oz German - Vienna8 oz Vienna 37 4 5.3%
9.50 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.35 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker0.35 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 4 Boil 60 min 5.72 14.6%
0.35 oz Tettnanger0.35 oz Tettnanger Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 60 min 6.43 14.6%
0.35 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker0.35 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 4 Boil 20 min 3.46 14.6%
0.35 oz Tettnanger0.35 oz Tettnanger Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 20 min 3.9 14.6%
1 oz Saaz1 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 0 min 41.7%
2.40 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
3.56 gal Strike 164 °F 152 °F 60 min
5.59 gal Sparge 168 °F 168 °F 15 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 65 °F
 
Yeast
White Labs - Southern German Lager Yeast WLP838
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
72%
Flocculation:
Med-High
Optimum Temp:
50 - 55 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
1.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 372 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.25 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Ferment at 49 degrees F for 7-10 days. Once gravity drops below 1.020, raise temp to 57 degrees F for 2 days for diacetyl rest. Lager at 32 degrees F for a full month.

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  • Last Updated: 2020-03-28 01:30 UTC
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