Getting kolsh-like aroma: yeast, or ingredients? - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Getting kolsh-like aroma: yeast, or ingredients?

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-29-2006, 09:43 PM   #1
Brewmaster-D
Recipes 
 
Dec 2005
Ottawa
Posts: 10


Hey guys,

Just wondering on some feedback on a new brew im about to embark on. I have a wheat-beer extract, to which I am planning on adding orange peel and corriander to make it into a Hoegaarden-type beer.
I had a kolsh brew at a local brewpub, and I very much liked the nice aromas the beer had. I was thinking of tryin to achieve these aromas in my hoegaarden clone. To get those nice kolsh aromas, should I use a specific type of yeast, tweak other ingredients, or am i trying to mix in together too many different beer qualities that may not work/ may conflict? Any opinions?

Thanks!

D.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2006, 11:51 PM   #2
Kaiser
 
Kaiser's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Nov 2005
Pepperell, MA
Posts: 3,895
Liked 127 Times on 73 Posts


A Koelsch is a very smooth and cleanly fermented beer. The yeast used doesn't produce many esters like other ale yeasts and it is cold lagered like true lagers are. This said I'd say it's not the yeast that created these aromas. The only aroma a Koelsh has, is a light to medium aroma of noble Hops (Saaz for example).

But oftentimes the various interpretation of a Koelsch style beer may be quite different from the standard and there may have been other aroma's in the Koelsh style beer you had.

Kai

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
yeast starter for apfelwein? and other ingredients? Liah Winemaking Forum 1 01-25-2009 07:20 PM
Does doubling the ingredients apply to yeast? wstandis Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 12-18-2008 03:41 PM
Kolsh / Yeast question jakee117 All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 17 12-04-2007 01:49 PM
yeast aroma, but no off-flavors Vermicous Extract Brewing 2 05-02-2007 12:36 AM
WL Kolsh Yeast lag time EdWort All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 6 08-07-2006 09:29 PM


Forum Jump