North German Pilsner



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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