Originally Posted by t-booneyay
Hello everyone, I have been brewing for a little over to a year now and just recently registered with homebrewtalk.com. I live in the buffalo, ny area and am excited to get involved with this group buy. Can anyone recommend a good pilsner urquell clone recipe and a base grain to use?
I just did a pilsner urquell clone about 7-8 weeks ago. check this out in the mean time
if you are looking at lager and decoction help.
I would go with a german pilsner (I like BZ-PILS) and stay german throughout the malt you select.
I did a single mash out decoction boiled for 22 minutes
Est Original Gravity: 1.055 SG
Measured Original Gravity: 1.010 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.014 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.005 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.45 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 0.65 %
Bitterness: 37.6 IBU Calories: 43 cal/pint
Est Color: 4.6 SRM
17 lbs 9.6 oz Pilsner (2 Row) Ger (2.0 SRM) Grain 80.00 %
2 lbs 3.2 oz Vienna Malt (3.5 SRM) Grain 10.00 %
1 lbs 1.6 oz Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM) Grain 5.00 %
1 lbs 1.6 oz Munich Malt (10.0 SRM) Grain 5.00 %
83.60 gm Cluster [6.50 %] (60 min) Hops 30.9 IBU
59.40 gm Saaz [4.00 %] (15 min) Hops 6.7 IBU
46.20 gm Saaz [4.00 %] (0 min) Hops -
2.00 tsp Irish Moss (Boil 10.0 min) Misc
1 Pkgs Pilsner Lager (White Labs #WLP800) Yeast-Lager
1 Pkgs Urquell Lager (Wyeast Labs #2001) Yeast-Lager
big starter (I did 6qts about)
Mash was single infusion at 155Ffor about 35minutes, then pulled the decoction and boiled for 22mins to mash out.
pitched at 45F and fermented at 55F
did a d-rest at like 1.020 to terminal gravity at 65F.