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Bite A Burger Pils All-grain
Color
Stats
OG1.044
FG1.010
IBU38
ABV4.40 %
SRM4
BJCP Style
02B. European Pale Lager, Northern German Pilsner
Description
An easy Bitburger clone.
Submitted by Eric_Q on 28-Feb-2006

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes
Awards
Boil Volume 6.88 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast White Labs #WLP830 German Lager (76% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation 14 days plastic at 50 F
Secondary Fermentation 10 days glass at 50 F
Other Fermentation Lagering 42 days in keg at 35 F
Procedure Mash program: 10 qts to reach 127 F for 30 mins. Add 6.25 qts to reach 150 F for 60 mins. Raise temp to 168 F for mash out, approx. 10 minutes. Btw, I don't know what method this form uses for bitterness, but I used Tinseth with 4.7AA Hallertau hops and ended up with 38.5 IBUs. So adjust your figures to end up with 38 IBUs and ignore the strange alpha figures in this recipe that don't seem to add up. The key is 6 AAU of each type of hop, or as close as you can get.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.044 1.044 1.050
FG 1.008 1.010 1.013
IBU 25 38 45
SRM 2 4 4
ABV 4.4 4.40 5.2
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
90.0 % 9.00 Belgian Pils 39.7 1.8
10.0 % 1.00 CaraPils 4.2 1.8
  10.00     43.8  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
40.0 % 1.00 Perle Whole/Plug 6.6 6.6 45 0.249 24.6
40.0 % 1.00 Hallertau Whole/Plug 3.4 3.4 40 0.238 12.1
20.0 % 0.50 Hallertau Whole/Plug 3.4 1.7 5 0.054 1.4
  2.50               38.0