Schwarzbier Recipe - Your Schwarz is bigger than mine

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Your Schwarz is bigger than mine

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All Grain + Extract
5.1 Gallon(s)
6.7 Gallon(s)
60 min
76%
Throw together recipe for oyster roast. Jar of "washed" W34/70 from prior batch, with starter fresh dry packet of same. 1/2 tsp CaCl, 1/2 tsp CaSO to mash water. Left for 2 weeks unattended in ferm cooler (vacation).

Fermentables

53% - Pilsner - DE
5
38
1
Mash
32% - Munich - Dark 20L - US
3
35
7
Mash
5% - Carafa III - DE
0.5
32
525
Mash
3% - Dry Malt Extract - Light - US
0.25
44
8
Extract
5% - CaraMunich III - DE
0.5
34
57
Mash
2% - Pale Chocolate - UK
0.2
32
200
Mash

Hops

Hallertauer Mittelfrüh
1.7
Pellet
Boil
60 min(s)
4
24.9
Hallertauer Mittelfrüh
0.7
Pellet
Boil
2 min(s)
4
0.9

Yeast

W34/70 harvested starter
77%

Other Stuff

No other stuff in this recipe

Mash Steps

Saccharification Rest
Direct Heat
150
60 min
Mash-Out
Direct Heat
165
10 min

Special Instructions

1.
Ferm chamber set for 52-53F, walked away for 2 weeks.

Tasting Notes (2)

CBEddy

Tasted on 1/31/2024 by CBEddy

Notes:

Updated post-carbonation. Kegged/lagered for 1 month. Excellent Black Lager. Very clean and subtle roasted flavor. Would make again with little to no change in recipe.

CBEddy

Tasted on 12/30/2023 by CBEddy

Notes:

Tasted while kegging to lager. Nice subtle roast flavor from the Carafa. Clean lager characteristics.

Recipe Facts

Your Schwarz is bigger than mine
Schwarzbier
  • 5.10 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 6.70 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 60  min Boil Time
  • 1.052 OG
  • 1.012 FG
  • 25.8 IBU (tinseth) Bitterness
  • 0.50 BG:GU
  • 28.1° SRM Color
  • 76% Efficiency
  • 5.2% ABV Alcohol
  • 173 per 12oz Calories
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