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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 5211
JZ FRUH - Kolsch
5.25 gal 4.92% 21.98 1.048 1.011
All Grain 4415
Alfie - Kolsch
21 L 4.78% 25.81 1.049 1.013
All Grain 2894
Kolonel Kölsch
5.25 gal 5.18% 25.87 1.048 1.009
All Grain 2771
KOLSH
500 L 5.4% 21.98 1.050 1.009
All Grain 2682
Kolsch - Brulosophy
5.5 gal 4.95% 27.11 1.047 1.009
All Grain 2574
SUCK A BAG OF DICKS
10 gal 5.51% 31.26 1.053 1.011
All Grain 2353
Kaffir Lime Kolsch
15 gal 5.03% 23.52 1.047 1.009
All Grain 2290
Kottbusser
11 gal 5.04% 28.01 1.052 1.014
All Grain 2247
Honey Kolsch
5.5 gal 5% 25.18 1.045 1.007
All Grain 2237

Newest Kölsch Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Hopped-up Kolsch
2.5 gal 4.92% 50.47 1.046 1.009
BIAB 9
Turbo Kolsch
5.5 gal 5.16% 25.18 1.050 1.011
All Grain 11
Kolsch
5.5 gal 5.35% 27.46 1.054 1.014
BIAB 10
Krusty's Krispy Kolsch
5.5 gal 4.86% 26.66 1.048 1.011
BIAB 18
Kolsh
160 L 5.08% 18.08 1.048 1.009
All Grain 14
Keiths Kolsch
5.5 gal 4.52% 16.62 1.045 1.011
All Grain 14
Kolsch 2.0
26 L 4.62% 21.02 1.046 1.011
All Grain 22
B&W Kolsch (Mark VI)
42 L 4.4% 16.87 1.043 1.010
All Grain 18
Kolsch
10 gal 4.7% 20.33 1.047 1.011
All Grain 21
Out in the Kolsch
5.2 gal 5.06% 27.38 1.050 1.012
All Grain 13

Fermentables Used In Kölsch Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
German - Pilsner 347 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 82% 10% - 100%
German - Vienna 182 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 10% 2% - 70%
American - Pilsner 127 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 80% 3% - 100%
German - Acidulated Malt 115 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 1% - 10%
Munich - Light 10L 115 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 9% 2% - 100%
German - Wheat Malt 96 German Grain base malt 2°L
37 10% 2% - 42%
American - Vienna 90 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 10% 1% - 40%
American - White Wheat 63 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 11% 1% - 42%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 60 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 7% 0% - 19%
German - Carapils 53 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 7% 1% - 20%

Hops Used In Kölsch Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Tettnanger 185 4.5 43% 7% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 148 3.75 45% 8% - 100%
Saaz 122 3.5 37% 9% - 100%
Magnum 93 15 35% 7% - 100%
Perle 82 8.2 39% 13% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 77 4 48% 9% - 100%
Spalt 69 4.5 48% 14% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 65 3.9 50% 8% - 100%
Hersbrucker 33 4 42% 10% - 100%
Cascade 26 7 34% 11% - 67%

Steeping Grains Used In Kölsch Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
German - Vienna 10 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 70% 28% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 8 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 54% 20% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 8 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 49% 25% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 7 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 46% 33% - 74%
American - Wheat 7 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
38 32% 25% - 43%
American - Vienna 6 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 67% 20% - 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%
Pale 2-Row 3 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 44% 25% - 67%
German - Kölsch 2 German Grain base malt 4.4°L
37 55% 50% - 60%

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 248 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 75% 65°F 69°F
Wyeast - Kölsch 2565 198 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Low 75% 56°F 70°F
Fermentis - Safale - German Ale Yeast K-97 106 Fermentis / Safale Ale .104 High 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 56 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Imperial Yeast - G03 Dieter 38 Imperial Yeast German Ale Medium 75% 60°F 69°F
Omega Yeast Labs - Kolsch II OYL-044 19 Omega Yeast Labs Ales 0.1 Medium 75% 65°F 69°F
Lallemand - LALBREW® KÖLN KÖLSCH KOLSCH STYLE ALE YEAST 16 Lallemand Ales Medium Medium 75% 59°F 72°F
Wyeast - German Ale 1007 14 Wyeast Ale 0.11 Low 75% 55°F 68°F
Wyeast - Kölsch II 2575 13 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Low 75% 55°F 70°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
Gypsum 101 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 94 Fining Boil 63% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 77 Fining Boil 72% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 54 Water Agt Mash 82% 1% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 54 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 37 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 33%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 27 Water Agt Sparge 11% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 23 Water Agt Mash 24% 0% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 22 Water Agt Mash 76% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 21 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 18%

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