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Color
Stats
OG1.052
FG1.012
IBU22
ABV5.20 %
SRM3
BJCP Style
02A. European Pale Lager, Bohemian Pilsner
Description
double decoction mash to enhance malt character. noble hops and traditional czech lager yeast.
Submitted by beerbutcher on 20-Jun-2008

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes aromas of noble hops and mineral, over dry grass notes with underlying malt character. crisp but rich in texture. intense hop character and slightly bitter finish.
Awards
Boil Volume 6.00 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.50 gallons
Yeast czech lager, wyeast (70% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation plastic 7 days
Secondary Fermentation glass 6 weeks
Other Fermentation
Procedure dough in 3 gals at 112, temp stabilize at 95 (20 min rest), add 1 gal boiling water. temp 125 (20 min rest) decoct thick third, step up to 145 (40 mins), boil 15 mins, return to mash. temp stabilized at 144 (30 min rest) . decoct thin half, boil 15 mins, return to mash. temp stabilized at 166. sparge with 3 gals at 166. one hour boil. one oz spalt for full boil. .5 oz saaz plug for 15 mins and .5 oz saaz plug for last 5 mins. chill and pitch liquid yeast. ferment 55 F for 7 days in plastic. rack to glass and drop temp to 44. lager for six weeks before bottling with two days at room temp for diacetyl rest.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.044 1.052 1.056
FG 1.013 1.012 1.017
IBU 35 22 45
SRM 3 3 5
ABV 4 5.20 5.3
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
100.0 % 10.00 German Pilsener 51.8 1.6
  10.00     51.8  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
50.0 % 1.00 Spalt Spalter Pellet 5.0 5.0 60 0.259 17.6
25.0 % 0.50 Saaz Whole/Plug 3.5 1.8 15 0.117 2.8
25.0 % 0.50 Saaz Whole/Plug 3.5 1.8 5 0.047 1.1
  2.00               22.0