Classic American Pilsner Recipe - Backyard Summer Pilsner

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Backyard Summer Pilsner

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All Grain
8.75 Gallon(s)
10.75 Gallon(s)
90 min
71%
A classic pilsner to drink while mowing the lawn.

Fermentables

% lb fermentable ppg   L   usage  
85% 16.0417 Pilsner - US 34
Mash
4% 0.7292 Munich - Light 10L - US 35
10°
Mash
8% 1.4583 Vienna - US 36
Mash
4% 0.7292 Carafoam - DE 34
Mash
18.9584 lb

Hops

oz variety type usage time AA   IBU  
1.5 Hallertau Pellet Boil 90 minutes 4.5 15.3
1 Hallertau Pellet Boil 30 minutes 4.5 7.3
12 Dandelion Leaf Boil 30 minutes 0.7 12.5
16 Dandelion Leaf Boil 5 minutes 0.7 4.3
4 Dandelion Leaf Boil 90 minutes 0.7 5.8
34.5 oz IBUs calculated using the Tinseth formula

Yeast

name attenuation  
White Labs German Ale/Kölsch WLP029 75%
 

Other Stuff

amount unit name usage
0 each Irish Moss Boil
0 each Fermax Yeast Nutrient Boil
 

Mash Steps

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Special Instructions

  1. Mash at 149 deg F for 90 min.
  2. WLP800 to lager. Kolsch (WLP029) if you're in a hurry (2 liquid packs, cultured).
  3. Used 2 lbs dandelion greens chopped in processor
  4. use brew bag for boiling dandelion greens.

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Recipe Facts

Backyard Summer Pilsner
Classic American Pilsner
8.75 Gallons Liters
10.75 Gallons Liters  @  90  min
1.053
1.013
3.5° SRM
71%
45.2 IBU (tinseth)
0.86
5.1% ABV
176 per 12oz
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