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Pale Bitter European Beer - Kölsch

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Kölsch Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Kolsch, All Grain
11 gal 4.93% 20.15 1.048 1.011
All Grain 3298
JZ FRUH - Kolsch
5.25 gal 4.92% 21.98 1.048 1.011
All Grain 2121
Alfie - Kolch
21 L 4.78% 26.39 1.049 1.013
All Grain 2005
Kolonel Kolsch
5.25 gal 5.07% 25.87 1.047 1.008
All Grain 1764
KOLSH
620 L 5.33% 21.88 1.050 1.009
All Grain 1739
SUCK A BAG OF DICKS
10 gal 5.51% 31.26 1.053 1.011
All Grain 1718
Almost perfect Kolsch
5.5 gal 4.86% 24.48 1.048 1.011
BIAB 1597
Honey Kolsch
5.5 gal 5% 25.18 1.045 1.007
All Grain 1207
BDC Coffee Kolsch
16 gal 5.31% 19.48 1.052 1.012
All Grain 1140
Kaffir Lime Kolsch
15 gal 5.03% 23.52 1.047 1.009
All Grain 1062

Newest Kölsch Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Deimos
6 gal 4.56% 18.02 1.046 1.012
All Grain 2
Kolsch
352 L 4.7% 0.5 1.043 1.007
All Grain 3
Kolsch kanku
110 L 4.6% 20.92 1.045 1.010
All Grain 4
Kolsch
20 L 5.43% 27.6 1.050 1.008
All Grain 15
Killer Kölsch
1.75 gal 4.55% 12.91 1.046 1.012
extract 3
Kolsch - TBD
5.5 gal 5.17% 24.26 1.053 1.013
All Grain 10
Kolsch
5.5 gal 4.93% 23.5 1.050 1.013
BIAB 26
kolsh#3
5.5 gal 6.05% 22.39 1.057 1.010
All Grain 24
Not Good at Math: Prom Night Cherry
2 gal 5.85% 28.55 1.058 1.014
All Grain 98
402 kolsch
5 gal 4.91% 19.79 1.048 1.011
All Grain 33

Fermentables Used In Kölsch Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
German - Pilsner 381 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 83% 10% - 100%
German - Vienna 194 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 10% 2% - 70%
American - Pilsner 132 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 82% 3% - 100%
German - Acidulated Malt 117 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 1% - 10%
German - Wheat Malt 94 German Grain base malt 2°L
37 10% 2% - 42%
German - Munich Light 85 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 10% 2% - 100%
American - Vienna 80 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 10% 1% - 40%
American - White Wheat 66 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 10% 2% - 42%
German - Carapils 57 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 7% 1% - 20%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 53 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 6% 0% - 19%

Hops Used In Kölsch Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Tettnanger 181 4.5 43% 10% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 148 3.75 46% 8% - 100%
Saaz 132 3.5 36% 9% - 100%
Magnum 88 15 37% 7% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 86 4 48% 9% - 100%
Perle 80 8.2 38% 13% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 72 3.9 49% 11% - 100%
Spalt 68 4.5 49% 14% - 100%
Hersbrucker 32 4 43% 10% - 100%
Hallertau Blanc 29 10 43% 10% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Kölsch Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
German - Vienna 11 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 69% 28% - 100%
German - Munich Light 8 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 49% 33% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 7 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 59% 33% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 6 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 54% 25% - 100%
American - Wheat 6 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
38 33% 25% - 43%
American - Vienna 5 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 69% 13% - 100%
German - Carapils 4 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 68% 20% - 100%
German - CaraFoam 3 German Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
37 19% 12% - 25%
German - Kölsch 3 German Grain base malt 4.4°L
37 54% 50% - 60%
German - CaraHell 2 German Grain crystal malt 11°L
34 100% 100% - 100%

Yeasts Used In Kölsch Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
White Labs - German Ale/ Kölsch Yeast WLP029 259 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 75% 65°F 69°F
Wyeast - Kölsch 2565 204 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Low 75% 56°F 70°F
Fermentis - Safale - German Ale Yeast K-97 98 Fermentis / Safale Ale .104 High 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 54 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Imperial Yeast - G03 Dieter 37 Imperial Yeast German Ale Medium 75% 60°F 69°F
Omega Yeast Labs - Kolsch II OYL-044 21 Omega Yeast Labs Ales 0.1 Medium 75% 65°F 69°F
Wyeast - German Ale 1007 15 Wyeast Ale 0.11 Low 75% 55°F 68°F
Wyeast - Kölsch II 2575 15 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Low 75% 55°F 70°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 11 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 10 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F

Other Ingredients Used In Kölsch Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 85 Fining Boil 69% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 75 Water Agt Mash 21% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 73 Fining Boil 77% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 38 Water Agt Mash 84% 1% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 38 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 32 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 27 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 33%
Table Salt 20 Water Agt Mash 2% 0% - 18%
Phosphoric acid 15 Water Agt Sparge 78% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 12 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 32%

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