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Pale Bitter European Beer - German Pils

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 German Pils Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Prima Pils Clone
6.08 gal 5.17% 45.17 1.053 1.014
All Grain 3793
Pivo Hoppy Pils
5.5 gal 5% 39.87 1.047 1.009
All Grain 3637
Bavarian Pils 2018 (1st, NHC Final Round)
6.9 gal 5.38% 21.31 1.050 1.009
All Grain 2163
Zwickel_I
4.5 gal 4.68% 22.15 1.048 1.013
All Grain 1984
Tan Lines - DH Pilsner
157 gal 4.98% 15.11 1.048 1.010
All Grain 1869
Kingpin lager clone
5 gal 4.78% 27.64 1.044 1.008
All Grain 1748
Bohemian Pilsner
38 gal 4.67% 43.53 1.049 1.013
All Grain 1709
21: German Pilsner
5.5 gal 5.2% 38.32 1.052 1.012
All Grain 1694
Rye Pilsner
1 gal 4.96% 20.59 1.044 1.006
All Grain 1606
Bohemian Pils
6 gal 5.08% 34.73 1.050 1.011
BIAB 1551

Newest German Pils Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Aurora lager
16 L 5.47% 29.09 1.050 1.009
All Grain 8
Quarantine Pilsner
9 gal 5.86% 40.56 1.058 1.013
All Grain 22
Pandemic Pils
3.25 gal 4.9% 27.9 1.045 1.008
All Grain 29
Becks Ale
24 L 5.3% 35.43 1.049 1.009
All Grain 9
exp german pils
5.5 gal 5.23% 38.55 1.051 1.012
All Grain 3
Lager
13 L 4.51% 26.89 1.045 1.010
All Grain 24
Pilsner Unreal
3 gal 4.5% 37.46 1.041 1.007
extract 21
Tradition pils
6 gal 4.9% 30.96 1.049 1.011
All Grain 20
Essen
5 gal 4.83% 0 1.050 1.013
BIAB 20
#74
4.6 gal 5.4% 49.18 1.048 1.007
All Grain 15

Fermentables Used In German Pils Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
German - Pilsner 304 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 88% 14% - 100%
German - Acidulated Malt 105 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 1% - 16%
American - Pilsner 76 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 84% 20% - 100%
German - Bohemian Pilsner 58 German Grain base malt 1.9°L
38 88% 18% - 100%
German - Vienna 57 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 16% 3% - 100%
German - Carapils 53 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 6% 2% - 16%
German - Munich Light 44 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 10% 2% - 27%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 44 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 5% 1% - 14%
German - Melanoidin 38 German Grain roasted malt 25°L
37 3% 1% - 10%
German - CaraHell 28 German Grain crystal malt 11°L
34 6% 2% - 13%

Hops Used In German Pils Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz 151 3.5 28% 5% - 75%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 143 3.75 33% 5% - 100%
Magnum 135 15 24% 0% - 100%
Tettnanger 126 4.5 28% 2% - 100%
Perle 84 8.2 31% 2% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 51 4 34% 2% - 100%
Spalt 28 4.5 30% 5% - 69%
Saphir 27 4.25 26% 6% - 63%
Cascade 26 7 28% 3% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 24 3.9 27% 13% - 75%

Steeping Grains Used In German Pils Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
German - Carapils 5 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 100% 100% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 3 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 44% 33% - 50%
German - Melanoidin 3 German Grain roasted malt 25°L
37 48% 11% - 100%
Flaked Corn 2 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 29% 25% - 33%
German - Acidulated Malt 2 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 58% 17% - 100%
American - Munich - Light 10L 2 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 50% 33% - 67%
German - Pilsner 2 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 52% 50% - 54%
German - Vienna 1 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 100% 100% - 100%
American - White Wheat 1 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 50% 50% - 50%
German - CaraMunich II 1 German Grain crystal malt 46°L
34 100% 100% - 100%

Yeasts Used In German Pils Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 176 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 42 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - German Lager Yeast WLP830 41 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 76.5% 50°F 55°F
Wyeast - Bohemian Lager 2124 38 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Medium 75% 48°F 58°F
White Labs - Pilsner Lager Yeast WLP800 27 White Labs Lager Medium Med-High 74.5% 50°F 55°F
Imperial Yeast - L17 Harvest 24 Imperial Yeast Lagers Medium 70% 50°F 60°F
White Labs - German Bock Lager Yeast WLP833 21 White Labs Lager Med-High Medium 73% 48°F 55°F
Fermentis - Saflager - Swiss Lager Yeast S-189 15 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 84% 48°F 72°F
Wyeast - Pilsen Lager 2007 15 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Medium 73% 48°F 56°F
Imperial Yeast - L13 Global 15 Imperial Yeast Lagers Medium-low 73% 46°F 56°F

Other Ingredients Used In German Pils Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 100 Water Agt Mash 23% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 54 Water Agt Mash 61% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 54 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 49 Water Agt Mash 77% 4% - 100%
Epsom Salt 29 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 55%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 25 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 75%
Irish Moss 24 Fining Boil 78% 7% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 18 Water Agt Mash 28% 0% - 83%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 16 Water Agt Boil 34% 0% - 99%
Phosphoric acid 9 Water Agt Mash 70% 0% - 100%

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