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Czech Lager - Czech Dark Lager

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Czech Dark Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Czech Dark Lager - Braumeister 20L
21 L 4.81% 30.49 1.049 1.012
BIAB 3498
BOHEMIAN DARK LAGER BRAUMEISTER 20 L
21 L 5.49% 22.4 1.054 1.013
BIAB 1792
Bohemian Dunkel
3.5 gal 5.16% 26.84 1.051 1.012
BIAB 1526
El Guapo Negro
6.25 gal 5.33% 35.45 1.055 1.015
All Grain 1176
1.053 Bohemian Lager
5 gal 5.17% 32.32 1.053 1.013
All Grain 1065
dark cat on the clock
27 L 5.4% 29.6 1.055 1.014
BIAB 1005
Czech
12 L 5.7% 25.58 1.056 1.013
All Grain 877
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 4.33% 37.77 1.043 1.010
extract 841
oatmeal black lager
30 L 5.12% 24.21 1.051 1.012
All Grain 772
TT Kozel Dark Clone
50 L 5.85% 20.15 1.057 1.012
All Grain 757

Newest Czech Dark Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
What the Heck U
17.5 gal 4.57% 28.26 1.047 1.012
All Grain 12
Kozlovnice
6 gal 5.08% 42.19 1.051 1.012
All Grain 11
Black Lager
4 gal 4.67% 20.3 1.047 1.012
All Grain 37
Tmavé Pivo...well almost...
6 gal 5.08% 29.86 1.047 1.008
All Grain 18
Dark Lager
4 gal 4.73% 0 1.048 1.012
All Grain 18
Black & Strupp
6.5 gal 4.68% 19.03 1.047 1.011
All Grain 8
Dark Pilsner Urquell Rev.2
5.5 gal 5.34% 38.01 1.057 1.016
All Grain 14
Czech Tmave
21 L 4.46% 26.33 1.047 1.013
All Grain 37
Czech Yourself
23 L 5.02% 27.16 1.055 1.016
All Grain 39
Kozel Dark Clone
22 L 5.36% 16.44 1.050 1.009
extract 63

Fermentables Used In Czech Dark Lager Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
German - Pilsner 26 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 58% 13% - 90%
German - Carafa II 20 German Grain roasted malt 425°L
32 5% 1% - 8%
German - Munich Light 19 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 29% 5% - 77%
German - Carafa III 17 German Grain roasted malt 535°L
32 4% 1% - 8%
German - CaraMunich II 15 German Grain crystal malt 46°L
34 9% 6% - 17%
German - CaraMunich III 15 German Grain crystal malt 57°L
34 7% 4% - 15%
German - Vienna 13 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 38% 8% - 71%
American - Pilsner 12 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 55% 15% - 89%
German - Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner 11 German Grain base malt 1.8°L
38 58% 19% - 86%
German - Bohemian Pilsner 11 German Grain base malt 1.9°L
38 50% 11% - 74%

Hops Used In Czech Dark Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz 49 3.5 41% 13% - 100%
Magnum 9 15 27% 11% - 43%
Northern Brewer 7 7.8 54% 25% - 100%
Sterling 4 8.7 33% 10% - 67%
Perle 4 8.2 31% 8% - 50%
Nugget 3 14 10% 1% - 25%
Mandarina Bavaria 3 8.5 28% 11% - 42%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 3 3.75 42% 17% - 70%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 3 4 29% 13% - 60%
Cascade 3 7 18% 10% - 22%

Steeping Grains Used In Czech Dark Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
German - Carafa III 2 German Grain roasted malt 535°L
32 58% 50% - 67%
American - Black Malt 1 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 100% 100% - 100%
German - CaraMunich III 1 German Grain crystal malt 57°L
34 50% 50% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 1 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 80% 80% - 80%
German - Carafa I 1 German Grain roasted malt 340°L
32 33% 33% - 33%
German - Carafa II 1 German Grain roasted malt 425°L
32 20% 20% - 20%

Yeasts Used In Czech Dark Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 9 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Mangrove Jack - Bohemian Lager Yeast M84 9 Mangrove Jack Lager n/a High 78% 50°F 59°F
White Labs - Pilsner Lager Yeast WLP800 7 White Labs Lager Medium Med-High 74.5% 50°F 55°F
Wyeast - Czech Pils 2278 6 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Med-High 72% 50°F 58°F
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 5 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - Czech Budejovice Lager Yeast WLP802 4 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
Wyeast - Bohemian Lager 2124 4 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Medium 75% 48°F 58°F
Mangrove Jack - Bavarian Lager M76 3 Mangrove Jack Lager n/a Medium 77.5% 45°F 57°F
Wyeast - Bavarian Lager 2206 2 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Med-High 75% 46°F 58°F
White Labs - Southern German Lager Yeast WLP838 2 White Labs Lager Medium Med-High 72% 50°F 55°F

Other Ingredients Used In Czech Dark Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 9 Fining Boil 70% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 4 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 50%
Gypsum 3 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 17%
Irish Moss 3 Fining Boil 88% 67% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 2 Water Agt Mash 100% 100% - 100%
Epsom Salt 2 Water Agt Mash 40% 33% - 48%
Lactic acid 2 Water Agt Mash 87% 74% - 100%
Baking Soda 1 Water Agt Mash 52% 52% - 52%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 1 Water Agt Mash 100% 100% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 1 Water Agt Boil 0% 0% - 0%
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