Munich Helles Recipe - helles yes

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helles yes

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All Grain
5 Gallon(s)
7 Gallon(s)
90 min
75%
Brew with 65-75% RO water. Mash schedule should begin with doughing in with 2.25 gal to a protein rest temp at 130-133F. Hold for 20 minutes, then add 1.5 gal of boiling water to sacch rest at 153F, hold for 30 minutes. Remove a little more than a 1/3 of the mash, and bring to a boil. Boil for 10 minutes and add back to main mash to hit mash out at 165F. Add 1g each calcium chloride and gypsum to both MT and BK. Acidify 5 gal sparge liquor to 5.20 pH. Copper up to 7 gallons, boil 90 minutes. Pitch plenty of yeast into cool wort (under 60F).

This recipe was cloned from bayern pils.

Fermentables

89% - Pilsner - DE
7
38
1
Mash
2% - Acidulated Malt - DE
0.125
27
3
Mash
10% - Vienna - DE
0.75
37
4
Mash

Hops

Tradition
0.75
Leaf
Boil
20 min(s)
5
8.2
Tradition
0.75
Leaf
FirstWort
90 min(s)
5
14.6

Yeast

White Labs Old Bavarian Lager WLP920
80%

Other Stuff

No other stuff in this recipe

Mash Steps

No mash steps in this recipe

Special Instructions

No special instructions in this recipe

Tasting Notes (1)

christopherjams

Tasted on 10/27/2019 by christopherjams

Notes:

Overdue, but this was certainly one of the best beers I made this year. A promising step into the world of decoction, despite some bumps along the way. I could have consumed a million half liters of this beer.

Recipe Facts

helles yes
Munich Helles
  • 5.00 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 7.00 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 90  min Boil Time
  • 1.045 OG
  • 1.009 FG
  • 22.8 IBU (tinseth) Bitterness
  • 0.51 BG:GU
  • 2.5° SRM Color
  • 75% Efficiency
  • 4.6% ABV Alcohol
  • 146 per 12oz Calories
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