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Czech Premium Pale Lager Bohunk Pils

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mrkristofo

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Location
Behind the zion curtain
Recipe Type
Extract
Yeast
WLP800
Yeast Starter
No
Batch Size (Gallons)
5
Original Gravity
1.054
Final Gravity
1.012
Boiling Time (Minutes)
60
IBU
36.25
Color
5.0 SRM
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp)
18 days @ 50˚F (2 days at 70˚F for diacetyl rest)
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp)
21 days @ 45˚F, lowered to 35˚F over 3 days.
Additional Fermentation
40 days @ 35˚F
[size=+2]Bohunk Pils[/size]
[size=+1]2-B Bohemian Pilsener[/size]



Size: 5.06 gal
Attenuation: 74.1%
Calories: 179.99 per 12.0 fl oz

Original Gravity: 1.054 (1.044 - 1.056)
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Terminal Gravity: 1.014 (1.013 - 1.017)
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Color: 5.0 (3.5 - 6.0)
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Alcohol: 5.25% (4.2% - 5.4%)
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Bitterness: 36.25 (35.0 - 45.0)
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[size=+1]Ingredients:[/size]
.25 lbs Carahell®
5.75 lbs CBW® Pilsen Light Dry (Malt Extract)
1.5 oz Czech Saaz (3.6%) - added during boil, boiled 75 min
.5 oz Czech Saaz (3.6%) - added during boil, boiled 45 min
.5 oz Czech Saaz (3.6%) - added during boil, boiled 30 min
1 oz Czech Saaz (3.6%) - added during boil, boiled 10 min
1 oz Czech Saaz (3.6%) - steeped after boil
1 ea White Labs WLP800 Pilsner Lager
1 tsp Irish Moss - added during boil, boiled 15 min

[size=+1]Schedule:[/size]
Ambient Air: 70.0 °F
Source Water: 60.0 °F
Elevation: 4300 ft

Steep - Liquor: 2.0 gal; 155˚F

[size=+1]Notes:[/size]
OG 1.054. Aerated for 30min with aquarium pump and no diffusion stone. Pitched 1 vial, no starter. Held at 60˚F until fermentation started, then lowered to 50-55˚F.

ferm started at about 48h
blowoff occurred at 72hr

Brewed on 9/23
Racked to secondary on 10/11. Bits of yeast cake saved to pitch @ bottling time.
warmed to 60˚F
72˚F for 1 day: 10/12-10/13
10/14 - Back to 45˚F fridge for 3 weeks. Slowly lowered to 32˚F after that.
12/17- bottled, 4gal total volume, added 3/4c dextrose and a little sprinkle of saflager. Bottle conditioned 3 weeks at room temp, then placed in fridge to lager.
1/23/08 - delicous. nice saaz aroma, mild maltiness. super crisp tasting. Very clear beer.


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