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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 2906
BYO-Honey Kolsch
5 gal 5.55% 19.15 1.052 1.010
All Grain 2557
2019 Kolsch rev1
20 L 4.88% 18.49 1.050 1.012
All Grain 2123
Alfie - Kolch
21 L 4.78% 26.39 1.049 1.013
All Grain 1865
JZ FRUH - Kolsch
5.25 gal 4.92% 21.98 1.048 1.011
All Grain 1767
Kolonel Kolsch
5.25 gal 4.99% 25.87 1.047 1.009
All Grain 1624
SUCK A BAG OF DICKS
10 gal 5.51% 31.26 1.053 1.011
All Grain 1615
KOLSH
60 L 5.21% 22.73 1.049 1.009
All Grain 1589
Almost perfect Kolsch
5.5 gal 4.86% 24.48 1.048 1.011
BIAB 1382
Honey Kolsch
5.5 gal 5% 25.18 1.045 1.007
All Grain 1018

Newest Kölsch Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Kolsch
4.5 gal 4.68% 28.8 1.048 1.012
BIAB 0
Get Off My Lawn!
5 gal 4.6% 31.16 1.046 1.011
Partial Mash 2
Spassmacher kolsch
12 gal 4.05% 26.99 1.041 1.010
All Grain 0
Awesome Recipe
3.5 gal 4.59% 0 1.047 1.012
extract 10
I Do
11 gal 5.82% 25.86 1.061 1.017
All Grain 19
Kolsch BIAB
25 L 5.15% 26.18 1.047 1.008
All Grain 21
Kolsch
40 L 5.34% 24.34 1.053 1.012
All Grain 14
Kölsch - UCT
50 L 5.1% 19.65 1.050 1.011
All Grain 18
Tim's Kolsch
10 gal 4.48% 12.58 1.046 1.011
All Grain 10
Kolsch II
5.5 gal 5.19% 32.13 1.050 1.010
BIAB 13

Fermentables Used In Kölsch Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
German - Pilsner 367 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 83% 10% - 100%
German - Vienna 188 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 10% 2% - 70%
American - Pilsner 118 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 82% 3% - 100%
German - Acidulated Malt 103 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 1% - 10%
German - Wheat Malt 92 German Grain base malt 2°L
37 11% 2% - 42%
German - Munich Light 83 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 10% 2% - 100%
American - Vienna 78 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 10% 1% - 40%
American - White Wheat 62 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 10% 2% - 42%
German - Carapils 54 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 7% 1% - 20%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 48 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 178 4.5 43% 10% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 133 3.75 47% 8% - 100%
Saaz 125 3.5 37% 9% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 82 4 47% 9% - 100%
Magnum 82 15 37% 7% - 100%
Artisan - Perle 75 7.1 39% 13% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 68 3.9 49% 11% - 100%
Spalt 67 4.5 49% 14% - 100%
Hersbrucker 30 4 44% 10% - 100%
Mandarina Bavaria 25 8.5 36% 3% - 91%

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%
German - Munich Light 8 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 49% 33% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 6 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 61% 33% - 100%
American - Wheat 6 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
38 33% 25% - 43%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 6 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 54% 25% - 100%
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 - Kölsch 3 German Grain base malt 4.4°L
37 54% 50% - 60%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 2 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 100% 100% - 100%
German - CaraFoam 2 German Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
37 16% 12% - 20%

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 243 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 75% 65°F 69°F
Wyeast - Kölsch 2565 202 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Low 75% 56°F 70°F
Fermentis - Safale - German Ale Yeast K-97 91 Fermentis / Safale Ale .104 High 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 51 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Imperial Yeast - G03 Dieter 35 Imperial Yeast German Ale Medium 75% 60°F 69°F
Omega Yeast Labs - Kolsch II OYL-044 15 Omega Yeast Labs Ales 0.1 Medium 75% 65°F 69°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
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 9 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Kölsch Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 73 Water Agt Mash 70% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 71 Fining Mash 78% 2% - 100%
Gypsum 60 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 42 Water Agt Sparge 15% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 33 Water Agt Mash 84% 1% - 100%
Epsom Salt 19 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 24%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 18 Water Agt Mash 21% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 15 Water Agt Mash 2% 0% - 18%
Phosphoric acid 13 Water Agt Mash 76% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 11 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 32%

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