Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Helles Lovers

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-15-2009, 07:45 PM   #1
wedward
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
wedward's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posts: 189
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default Helles Lovers

I love Munich Helles - and am obsessed with brewing my own to match what I had on tap when living there a few years back.

Some questions for other Helles lovers:
- In general have your brews turned out to taste as good or better than the big names (Augustiner/Paulaner are my targets)?
- Were these done following decoction or without?
- Did you do much or any water modification to match Bavarian water properties?

I'm only two brews in this time around which are both extracts (Ale/Stout) and am doing two AG ales this weekend. I'm trying to prep for the lager & helles attempts later in March - am I over brainiac-ing this a bit too much?

I might try BM's Helles recipe first before venturing out to others since there is good info on that here. I've also started reading the Helles book but am VERY impatient and eager to taste some Bavarian Nectar...

__________________
wedward is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
All-Grain - BierMunchers “Helles Belles” (Munich Helles, AG) BierMuncher Light Hybrid Beer 151 07-29-2014 02:24 AM
My Munich Helles isn't very helles... Shoemaker Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 7 09-08-2009 11:06 PM
Pet Lovers Dwain Debate Forum 32 08-18-2009 03:26 PM
All-Grain - Helles Yeah (Munich Helles) Bobby_M Light Hybrid Beer 4 07-11-2008 10:11 PM