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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 3428
JZ FRUH - Kolsch
5.25 gal 4.92% 21.98 1.048 1.011
All Grain 2267
Alfie - Kolch
21 L 4.78% 26.39 1.049 1.013
All Grain 2049
Kolonel Kolsch
5.25 gal 5.07% 25.87 1.047 1.008
All Grain 1828
KOLSH
620 L 5.33% 21.88 1.050 1.009
All Grain 1782
SUCK A BAG OF DICKS
10 gal 5.51% 31.26 1.053 1.011
All Grain 1742
Almost perfect Kolsch
5.5 gal 4.86% 24.48 1.048 1.011
BIAB 1685
Honey Kolsch
5.5 gal 5% 25.18 1.045 1.007
All Grain 1286
BDC Coffee Kolsch
16 gal 5.31% 19.48 1.052 1.012
All Grain 1227
Kaffir Lime Kolsch
15 gal 5.03% 23.52 1.047 1.009
All Grain 1138

Newest Kölsch Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Kolsch
3 gal 5.15% 15.63 1.047 1.008
BIAB 15
Kolsch
5.5 gal 4.78% 19.14 1.048 1.011
All Grain 3
Honey Country Kolsch
3 gal 5.56% 24.37 1.051 1.009
All Grain 22
Awesome Recipe
19 L 5.03% 27.85 1.051 1.013
All Grain 8
Kölsch
6 gal 4.99% 29.52 1.050 1.012
BIAB 13
Summer 2020
6 gal 5.01% 20.89 1.048 1.010
extract 9
Purple Kölsch
6 gal 4.92% 25.39 1.049 1.011
All Grain 9
Kolsch
5.5 gal 4.7% 27.04 1.048 1.012
extract 23
Handline Kölsch
19 L 5.6% 21.04 1.055 1.013
All Grain 16
How Did Rapunzel Even Wash That Much Hair?
5.5 gal 5.67% 22.68 1.056 1.013
All Grain 80

Fermentables Used In Kölsch Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
German - Pilsner 387 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 82% 10% - 100%
German - Vienna 197 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 10% 2% - 70%
American - Pilsner 139 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 81% 3% - 100%
German - Acidulated Malt 122 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 1% - 10%
German - Wheat Malt 98 German Grain base malt 2°L
37 11% 2% - 50%
German - Munich Light 87 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 10% 2% - 100%
American - Vienna 82 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 10% 1% - 40%
American - White Wheat 68 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 10% 2% - 45%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 57 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 6% 0% - 19%
German - Carapils 57 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 189 4.5 43% 10% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 153 3.75 46% 8% - 100%
Saaz 132 3.5 37% 9% - 100%
Magnum 93 15 37% 7% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 87 4 48% 9% - 100%
Perle 81 8.2 39% 13% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 73 3.9 48% 11% - 100%
Spalt 69 4.5 49% 14% - 100%
Hersbrucker 33 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 7 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 52% 33% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 7 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 52% 25% - 100%
American - Wheat 7 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
38 30% 9% - 43%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 7 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 59% 33% - 100%
American - Vienna 5 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 70% 18% - 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%
American - Pale 2-Row 3 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 37% 25% - 50%
German - Wheat Malt 2 German Grain base malt 2°L
37 50% 50% - 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 265 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 75% 65°F 69°F
Wyeast - Kölsch 2565 211 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Low 75% 56°F 70°F
Fermentis - Safale - German Ale Yeast K-97 101 Fermentis / Safale Ale .104 High 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 57 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Imperial Yeast - G03 Dieter 40 Imperial Yeast German Ale Medium 75% 60°F 69°F
Omega Yeast Labs - Kolsch II OYL-044 22 Omega Yeast Labs Ales 0.1 Medium 75% 65°F 69°F
Wyeast - Kölsch II 2575 16 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Low 75% 55°F 70°F
Wyeast - German Ale 1007 15 Wyeast Ale 0.11 Low 75% 55°F 68°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 12 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 94 Fining Boil 69% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 80 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 73 Fining Boil 77% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 40 Water Agt Mash 82% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 37 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 37 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 31 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 33%
Table Salt 22 Water Agt Sparge 2% 0% - 18%
Phosphoric acid 15 Water Agt Mash 78% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 14 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 32%

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