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Dark Czech Lager Extract
Color
Stats
OG1.056
FG1.011
IBU42
ABV5.80 %
SRM18
BJCP Style
02A. European Pale Lager, Bohemian Pilsner
Description
This is a darker malter version of a Czech Pilsner.
Submitted by Bigbrews on 28-Jul-2007

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes Tonight I compared it with Klaster Dark Beer - Traditional Czech Beer. The malt profile and color was spot on. Klaster was a bit more bitter. I have adjusted the recipe to add more bittering addition.
Awards
Boil Volume 8.00 gallons
Boil Time 90 minutes
Batch Size 5.50 gallons
Yeast Wyeast 2001 Pilsner Urquell (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation
Secondary Fermentation
Other Fermentation
Procedure The Black Patent malt was steeped in the last 10 minutes of the mash.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.044 1.056 1.056
FG 1.013 1.011 1.017
IBU 35 42 45
SRM 3 18 5
ABV 4 5.80 5.3
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
44.3 % 5.00 Pils Two-row Moravian Pilsner malt 24.2 1.2
44.3 % 5.00 German Munich 25.6 8.0
9.7 % 1.10 British Crystal 50-60L 5.2 55.0
1.7 % 0.19 Black Patent 0.8 500.0
  11.29     55.7  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
40.0 % 1.50 Czech Saaz Whole/Plug 3.5 5.3 90 0.274 19.6
33.3 % 1.25 Czech Saaz Whole/Plug 3.5 4.4 60 0.256 15.2
26.7 % 1.00 Czech Saaz Whole/Plug 3.5 3.5 20 0.155 7.4
  3.75               42.0