Motueka Madness - NZ Pilsner Recipe

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Motueka Madness - NZ Pilsner

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All Grain
4 Gallon(s)
5 Gallon(s)
60 min
52%
First stab at homebrewing a New Zealand Pilsner - the first time I had one, I likened it to a "gateway drug" for those who like a pilsner but haven't yet acquired a taste for pale ales and eventually IPA's. It's a slippery slope after that... 5.25% ABV

Fermentables

44% - 2-Row - US
4.8
37
1
Mash
44% - Pilsner - US
4.8
34
1
Mash
7% - Carapils - DE
0.8
33
2
Mash
4% - White Wheat - US
0.4
40
2
Mash

Hops

Pacific Jade
0.4
Pellet
Boil
60 min(s)
13
24.7
Motueka
0.8
Pellet
Boil
20 min(s)
7
16.1
Pacific Jade
0.4
Pellet
Boil
5 min(s)
13
4.9
Motueka
0.8
Pellet
FlameOut
0 min(s)
7
0.0

Yeast

Fermentis Saflager W-34/70
83%

Other Stuff

No other stuff in this recipe

Mash Steps

No mash steps in this recipe

Special Instructions

1.
Mashed at 154 F for ~63 minutes
2.
2 packets of Saflager 34/70, no starter
3.
10 min whirpool at 170 - 180 F with flameout hops addition
4.
14 day fermenter at 55F, 2 days diacetyl rest 68F, 14 days lager 38F

Tasting Notes (1)

SpinningAtlasBrewing

Tasted on 5/16/2023 by SpinningAtlasBrewing

Notes:

Definitely a do over - crisp, with a nice hint of hoppy fruity flavor.

Recipe Facts

Motueka Madness - NZ Pilsner
  • 4.00 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 5.00 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 60  min Boil Time
  • 1.050 OG
  • 1.008 FG
  • 45.8 IBU (tinseth) Bitterness
  • 0.92 BG:GU
  • 3.2° SRM Color
  • 52% Efficiency
  • 5.3% ABV Alcohol
  • 164 per 12oz Calories
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