Hop Rocker is a high impact, hoppy behemoth made with 100% malt. The malt base gives this beer a sweet, balanced complexity while the combination of New Zealand and US hops merges new world tropical juiciness with old world peppery spice.
Mash in w 23 qts H20 at 156F and drop to 142F Rest for 20min at 142F. Raise to 158F, rest for 25min. before draining 1gallon of mash, then decocting the remainder of the mash for 30min. Cool the mash to 165F, then add the gallon removed earlier. Mix well & let set 10min. before sparging. A total of 7.5 gallon were collected for fermentation, which was conducted for 14 days at 50F prior to 30 days of lagering. Doubravka Dunkel's namesake comes from Notherneastern suburb of Plzen.