All Grain Yeast:
Wyeast 2112 California Lager Yeast Starter:
none Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter:
none Batch Size (Gallons):
5 Original Gravity:
1.045 Final Gravity:
52 Boiling Time (Minutes):
60 Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp):
21 @ 60F Additional Fermentation:
na Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp):
21 @ 60F Tasting Notes:
Slightly hoppy dark lager.
(I don't know why the recipe type reverted to all grain)
16 oz Pilsner Malt
4 oz caraHell
4 oz extra dark crystal
4 oz carafa II
4 lbs Pilsen light DME
1 lb Rice syrup solids
2oz NZ Hallertau Aroma Hops
2 oz NZ cascade hops
Wyeast 2112 California Lager
Steep grains for 30 minutes at 155 F. Bring to boil, add DME, rice solids, and Hallertau hops, boil 45 minutes. Add 1oz cascade hops, boil 10 min, add 1 more oz cascade. Boil 5 more min, cool wort, aerate, top off water, pitch yeast.
For those with colder climes, you can use the 2035 lager and ferment at 48 F.