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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 4320
JZ FRUH - Kolsch
5.25 gal 4.92% 21.98 1.048 1.011
All Grain 3515
Alfie - Kolsch
21 L 4.78% 25.81 1.049 1.013
All Grain 2448
Kolonel Kölsch
5.25 gal 5.07% 25.87 1.047 1.008
All Grain 2263
KOLSH
620 L 5.33% 21.88 1.050 1.009
All Grain 2078
SUCK A BAG OF DICKS
10 gal 5.51% 31.26 1.053 1.011
All Grain 2006
Kolsch - Brulosophy
5.5 gal 4.95% 27.11 1.047 1.009
All Grain 1874
Honey Kolsch
5.5 gal 5% 25.18 1.045 1.007
All Grain 1757
Kaffir Lime Kolsch
15 gal 5.03% 23.52 1.047 1.009
All Grain 1706
Kottbusser
11 gal 5.04% 28.01 1.052 1.014
All Grain 1472

Newest Kölsch Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Beach Chicken
6.25 gal 4.58% 32.92 1.046 1.012
All Grain 2
Solange es kalt ist Kölsch
18 L 4.85% 27.41 1.045 1.008
All Grain 6
Kölsch 7
55 L 5.04% 25.65 1.048 1.010
All Grain 7
Kölsch
3 gal 5.06% 18.3 1.046 1.008
All Grain 5
Kveik Kolsch
5.5 gal 5.23% 20.01 1.049 1.009
All Grain 4
Kiwi Kolsch 2
6 gal 5.21% 30.84 1.052 1.012
All Grain 8
Merrywoodstock Kolsch
5.5 gal 5.56% 40.16 1.055 1.012
BIAB 6
Its not Cologne
4.75 gal 5.21% 30.88 1.051 1.012
BIAB 36
Cascade Kolsch
5.5 gal 4.69% 31.87 1.046 1.010
All Grain 17
Kölsch
5.5 gal 4.91% 20.34 1.050 1.012
All Grain 16

Fermentables Used In Kölsch Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
German - Pilsner 290 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 82% 20% - 100%
German - Vienna 147 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 10% 2% - 70%
Munich - Light 10L 103 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 9% 2% - 100%
American - Pilsner 97 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 80% 3% - 100%
German - Acidulated Malt 83 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 1% - 10%
German - Wheat Malt 76 German Grain base malt 2°L
37 11% 2% - 42%
American - Vienna 63 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 10% 1% - 40%
American - White Wheat 51 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 11% 2% - 42%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 46 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 7% 0% - 19%
Pale 2-Row 41 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 67% 9% - 100%

Hops Used In Kölsch Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Tettnanger 143 4.5 43% 7% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 112 3.75 43% 8% - 100%
Saaz 98 3.5 36% 9% - 100%
Magnum 73 15 37% 7% - 100%
Perle 72 8.2 39% 13% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 66 4 48% 9% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 55 3.9 49% 11% - 100%
Spalt 48 4.5 44% 14% - 100%
Hersbrucker 29 4 41% 10% - 100%
Liberty 21 4 35% 13% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Kölsch Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
German - Vienna 8 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 72% 33% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 6 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 47% 33% - 74%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 6 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 54% 25% - 100%
American - Wheat 5 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
38 35% 25% - 43%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 4 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 65% 33% - 100%
American - Vienna 4 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 83% 33% - 100%
German - Carapils 4 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 68% 20% - 100%
German - Wheat Malt 2 German Grain base malt 2°L
37 42% 33% - 50%
Munich 2 Grain specialty malt 6°L
37 45% 40% - 50%
German - Pale Wheat 2 German Grain base malt 1.5°L
39 38% 25% - 50%

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 207 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 75% 65°F 69°F
Wyeast - Kölsch 2565 158 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Low 75% 56°F 70°F
Fermentis - Safale - German Ale Yeast K-97 82 Fermentis / Safale Ale .104 High 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 42 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Imperial Yeast - G03 Dieter 23 Imperial Yeast German Ale Medium 75% 60°F 69°F
Wyeast - Kölsch II 2575 12 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Low 75% 55°F 70°F
Omega Yeast Labs - Kolsch II OYL-044 12 Omega Yeast Labs Ales 0.1 Medium 75% 65°F 69°F
Wyeast - German Ale 1007 11 Wyeast Ale 0.11 Low 75% 55°F 68°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 7 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 6 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Kölsch Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 62 Fining Boil 78% 2% - 100%
Whirlfloc 60 Fining Boil 67% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 54 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 29 Water Agt Mash 82% 25% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 21 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 53%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 21 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 16 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 23%
Table Salt 12 Water Agt Other 3% 0% - 12%
Phosphoric acid 10 Water Agt Mash 70% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 7 Other Boil 30% 0% - 100%

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