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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 3898
JZ FRUH - Kolsch
5.25 gal 4.92% 21.98 1.048 1.011
All Grain 3007
Alfie - Kolsch
21 L 4.78% 25.81 1.049 1.013
All Grain 2247
Kolonel Kolsch
5.25 gal 5.07% 25.87 1.047 1.008
All Grain 2052
KOLSH
620 L 5.33% 21.88 1.050 1.009
All Grain 1941
SUCK A BAG OF DICKS
10 gal 5.51% 31.26 1.053 1.011
All Grain 1875
Honey Kolsch
5.5 gal 5% 25.18 1.045 1.007
All Grain 1592
Kolsch - Brulosophy
5.5 gal 4.95% 27.11 1.047 1.009
All Grain 1519
Kaffir Lime Kolsch
15 gal 5.03% 23.52 1.047 1.009
All Grain 1495
Kottbusser
11 gal 5.04% 28.01 1.052 1.014
All Grain 1219

Newest Kölsch Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Killer Kolsch
6 gal 4.63% 53.73 1.047 1.012
All Grain 0
Kolsch
4 L 5% 49.23 1.048 1.009
BIAB 12
Spesialist
20 L 4.88% 19.96 1.049 1.012
All Grain 5
Kölsch
45 L 5.03% 19.62 1.046 1.008
All Grain 8
Watermelon Kolsch
5 gal 5.58% 20.91 1.052 1.010
All Grain 2
Neo Lemon Kolsch
2.5 gal 5.49% 24.19 1.056 1.014
BIAB 5
Kolsch
11 L 4.88% 23.81 1.050 1.012
BIAB 2
Kolsch
5.5 gal 4.74% 36.95 1.047 1.011
All Grain 14
Dry Hopped Kolsch
525 L 5.13% 21.62 1.050 1.012
All Grain 10
Kolsch
5.5 gal 5.67% 24.55 1.054 1.011
BIAB 4

Fermentables Used In Kölsch Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
German - Pilsner 428 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 82% 10% - 100%
German - Vienna 221 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 10% 2% - 70%
American - Pilsner 163 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 81% 3% - 100%
German - Acidulated Malt 137 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 1% - 10%
German - Wheat Malt 115 German Grain base malt 2°L
37 11% 2% - 50%
American - Vienna 99 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 10% 1% - 40%
German - Munich Light 88 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 10% 2% - 100%
American - White Wheat 82 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 11% 2% - 45%
German - Carapils 65 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 7% 1% - 20%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 64 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 219 4.5 42% 7% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 181 3.75 45% 8% - 100%
Saaz 137 3.5 36% 9% - 100%
Magnum 110 15 36% 5% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 98 4 47% 9% - 100%
Perle 96 8.2 39% 13% - 100%
Spalt 82 4.5 48% 3% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 75 3.9 49% 11% - 100%
Hersbrucker 38 4 43% 10% - 100%
Hallertau Blanc 33 10 40% 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%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 8 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 60% 33% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 7 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 52% 25% - 100%
German - Munich Light 7 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 43% 33% - 74%
American - Vienna 6 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 64% 20% - 100%
American - Wheat 6 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
38 33% 25% - 43%
German - Carapils 4 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 68% 20% - 100%
German - Melanoidin 3 German Grain roasted malt 25°L
37 54% 22% - 100%
German - CaraFoam 3 German Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
37 19% 12% - 25%
German - Wheat Malt 3 German Grain base malt 2°L
37 52% 50% - 57%

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 290 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 75% 65°F 69°F
Wyeast - Kölsch 2565 234 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Low 75% 56°F 70°F
Fermentis - Safale - German Ale Yeast K-97 129 Fermentis / Safale Ale .104 High 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 67 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Imperial Yeast - G03 Dieter 58 Imperial Yeast German Ale Medium 75% 60°F 69°F
Omega Yeast Labs - Kolsch II OYL-044 32 Omega Yeast Labs Ales 0.1 Medium 75% 65°F 69°F
Wyeast - German Ale 1007 16 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
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 14 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 14 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
Gypsum 118 Water Agt Sparge 17% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 113 Fining Mash 68% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 76 Fining Boil 75% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 64 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 59 Water Agt Mash 82% 1% - 100%
Epsom Salt 44 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 50%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 34 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 27 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 25%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 24 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 21 Water Agt Boil 37% 0% - 100%

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