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Dark European Lager - Schwarzbier

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Schwarzbier Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Delicious Schwarzbier
28 L 4.93% 25.74 1.049 1.011
All Grain 3515
The Schwarzbier radius
2.5 gal 5.25% 27.64 1.052 1.012
BIAB 2119
SchwartzenbierenFahrvergn├╝gen
5.5 gal 5.27% 20.54 1.049 1.009
All Grain 1979
Schwarzbier Gordon Strong
23 L 4.94% 24.75 1.050 1.013
All Grain 1886
Zeitgeist clone
5.25 gal 5.34% 34.49 1.048 1.008
All Grain 1788
Schwarzbier
21 gal 5.22% 28.92 1.051 1.011
All Grain 1542
Schwarzbier
12 gal 5.03% 29.55 1.046 1.008
All Grain 1432
JZ - German Schwarzbier
23 L 4.83% 29.53 1.047 1.010
BIAB 1302
SCHWARZBIER
50 L 4.69% 28.39 1.048 1.013
Partial Mash 1246
Kolsch/Schwarzbier
3 gal 4.74% 30.98 1.047 1.011
Partial Mash 995

Newest Schwarzbier Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Summer Night
20 L 5.21% 23.67 1.051 1.011
All Grain 10
Black Lager
5 gal 5.15% 22.48 1.052 1.013
All Grain 5
Schwartz
24 L 5.24% 30.26 1.052 1.012
All Grain 6
Reinheitsgebot Schwarzbier
2 gal 5.04% 15.25 1.047 1.008
BIAB 7
Cloudy Nights - Black Lager
5 gal 4.67% 34.06 1.044 1.008
BIAB 10
Fortuna Czarne
10 L 5.15% 17.72 1.044 1.005
BIAB 7
Awesome Recipe
20.8 L 5.16% 16.76 1.052 1.012
All Grain 4
Secret Shed Schwarzbier
5.5 gal 4.75% 24.17 1.047 1.011
All Grain 17
Storm Brewing
5.5 gal 5.68% 37.2 1.051 1.008
All Grain 15
Umbra
290 gal 4.81% 23.74 1.048 1.011
All Grain 22

Fermentables Used In Schwarzbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Munich - Light 10L 113 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 29% 8% - 93%
German - Pilsner 95 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 61% 6% - 100%
German - Carafa II 66 German Grain roasted malt 425°L
32 5% 1% - 10%
American - Chocolate 53 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 4% 2% - 10%
Munich Dark 20L 46 Grain specialty malt 20°L
34 26% 4% - 99%
German - Carafa III 42 German Grain roasted malt 535°L
32 5% 1% - 7%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 40 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 5% 2% - 16%
American - Pilsner 40 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 61% 7% - 90%
Pale 2-Row 26 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 59% 9% - 90%
German - CaraMunich I 25 German Grain crystal malt 39°L
34 7% 2% - 50%

Hops Used In Schwarzbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Hallertau Mittelfruh 52 3.75 38% 1% - 100%
Magnum 47 15 40% 10% - 100%
Saaz 34 3.5 49% 5% - 100%
Tettnanger 28 4.5 45% 14% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 27 4 41% 10% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 25 3.9 37% 17% - 75%
Perle 20 8.2 47% 15% - 100%
Northern Brewer 13 7.8 50% 10% - 100%
Warrior 9 16 25% 4% - 50%
Willamette 8 4.5 48% 20% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Schwarzbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 6 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 37% 16% - 100%
German - Carafa III 5 German Grain roasted malt 535°L
32 57% 33% - 100%
German - Carafa II 3 German Grain roasted malt 425°L
32 12% 11% - 14%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 3 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 31% 21% - 36%
American - Black Malt 2 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 33% 17% - 50%
Belgian - Special B 2 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 26% 24% - 29%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 2 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 25% 23% - 27%

Yeasts Used In Schwarzbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 56 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 23 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - German Lager Yeast WLP830 20 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 76.5% 50°F 55°F
White Labs - German Ale/ K├Âlsch Yeast WLP029 19 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 75% 65°F 69°F
Wyeast - Bohemian Lager 2124 16 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 75% 48°F 58°F
Wyeast - Bavarian Lager 2206 8 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Med-High 75% 46°F 58°F
Imperial Yeast - L17 Harvest 6 Imperial Yeast Lagers Medium 70% 50°F 60°F
White Labs - Southern German Lager Yeast WLP838 5 White Labs Lagers Medium Med-High 72% 50°F 55°F
White Labs - San Francisco Lager Yeast WLP810 5 White Labs Lagers Med-High High 67.5% 58°F 65°F
White Labs - German Bock Lager Yeast WLP833 4 White Labs Lagers Med-High Medium 73% 48°F 55°F

Other Ingredients Used In Schwarzbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 23 Fining Boil 68% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 19 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 50%
Epsom Salt 13 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 43%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 12 Water Agt Mash 24% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 11 Water Agt Sparge 72% 11% - 100%
Chalk 10 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 71%
Irish Moss 9 Fining Boil 66% 1% - 100%
Baking Soda 8 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 35%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 7 Water Agt Sparge 14% 0% - 48%
Phosphoric acid 5 Water Agt Mash 68% 0% - 100%

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