Lager recipe

Classic North German Pilsner

BIAB - Lager recipes

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

20 Litre Batch
Est Alc 5.2%
Est IBU’s 24
Est SG: 1.048
Est FG: 1.010

MALTS FOR THE MASH:
3.75kg German Pilsner
500g Wheat
Combine 20 litres of 70°C water (strike temp) and the malts in your grain bag inside your urn or pot. Rest at 65°C for 60mins. Sparge with 10 litres of 75°C water in a bucket for 10 minutes and return sparged wort to the urn making a final boil volume of 26 litres.

HOPS FOR THE BOIL:
35g Tettnanger 3.5% (60min)
25g Tettnanger 3.5% (15min)
1 tsp Irish Moss, Whirlfloc, or BrewBrite (10min)

FERMENTATION:
Cool the wort and ferment as close as possible to 12°C Preferably with Wyeast – 2124 Bohemian Lager Yeast

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