Schwarzbier Schwarzbier #4

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salty_dog_68

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Location
Dunedin
Recipe Type
All Grain
Yeast
WLP802
Yeast Starter
1.2l
Batch Size (Gallons)
5.5
Original Gravity
1.057
Final Gravity
1.012
Boiling Time (Minutes)
70
IBU
24.5
Color
31.5
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp)
21 days @ 52degF
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp)
28 days @ 55degF
Additional Fermentation
3 days @ 70deg F
Tasting Notes
clean and very drinkable.
Grain Bill:

6lbs Munich 10
4lbs Pilsner
12oz Crystal 80
8oz Carapils

*1lb Carafa I

*cold steeped in 1 gallon of water overnight then added to boil pot with 10mins left of boil time.

Mash:
saccharine rest: 5.o gal water at 154degF for 60mins
batch sparge #1: 2.5gal water at 168degF for 10mins
batch sparge #2: 2.0gal water at 168degF for 10mins

Hops:
1oz Hallertau(ibu 4.2) 60mins
1oz Hallertau(ibu 4.2) 20mins

Yeast:
White Labs WLP802
Checz Bujevich Lager Yeast with 1.2 liter starter

Fermentation:
Primary: 3-4 weeks at 52deg F
Rack to carboy
Secondary: 2-3 weeks at 55degF
Diacetyl Rest: 2-3 days at 68degF
Bottle and lager: store at 33degF for 3-4 weeks

This has been one of the best beers I have made yet! malt forward and a little Munich sweetness on the front end. Clean and crisp in the middle. A little nutty on the back end with hints of toffee, coffee bitterness, and noble hop flavor.
 
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