Classic German Pilsner



This north german pilsner pours light straw to golden color with more bitter or earthy taste than Czech or European style pilsners.

23 Litre Batch
Est Alc5.2%
Est IBU’s21
Est SG:1.048
Est FG:1.010

FOR THE MASH:
4 kg German Pilsner grain
500g Light Munich grain

Combine 20 litres of 70°C water (strike temp) and the malts in the Mash-Tun. Rest at 65°C for 60mins. 20min @ 72°C. Recirculate and run-off. Sparge with 10 litres of 75°C water to make a pre-boil volume of approximately 26 litres.

FOR THE BOIL:
20g Hallertau hop pellets (6.3%AA) – For Bittering (60min – 18 IBU)
15g Tettnanger hop pellets (4.8 % AA) – For Flavour (10min – 2.1 IBU)
1 tsp Irish moss or Whirl Floc – (boil for 15min)
15g Tettnanger hop pellets (4.8 % AA) – For Aroma (2min – 1.9 IBU)

FERMENTATION:
Cool the wort and ferment as close as possible to 14°C Preferably with White Labs WLP830 – German Lager Yeast

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