Lager recipe

North German Pilsner

Grainfather - 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
Add 15 litres of water to your Grainfather and insert inner basket, heat to 70°C. Add grain and stir well. Set temperature to 65°C, attach recirculation arm and recirculate for 60mins. Raise to 75°C and rest for 20 minutes. Raise basket and sparge with 13.5 litres of 75°C water to make a pre-boil volume of approximately 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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