2016 SoFB Dark European Lager 2nd place recipe

Darn Fine Dunkel

Brewer(s) Nathan Parrish

Profile

Batch size: 6 gallons

OG: 1.052

FG: 1.014

SRM Color

Boil length 60 minutes

Total IBUs: 22.1 (Raeger)

Other

Target Water profile and water treatment:  I mixed 75% tap water with 25% Distilled water and this is my estimated water profile.  Note that this estimated water profile relies on the accuracy of what I am assuming for my tap water, which I estimated from publicly available municipal water reports.

Calcium: 20 ppm, Mg: 5.1 ppm, Sodium: 12.6 ppm, sulfate: 16.5 ppm, chloride 28.22 ppm

Ingredients

Amount Item % of grain bill
1 lb 9.8 oz Pilsner 13.3
9 lb 11 oz Munich Type 2 (Weyermann) 79.6
8 oz Caramunich (60 SRM) 4.1
4 oz Carafa II 2.1
2 oz Acid Malt (for pH adjustment) 1.0

 

Hops:

Amount Type Time IBUs
1.5 oz Hallertau (4.1% AA) 60 19.0
0.5 oz Hallertau (4.1% AA) 15 3.1

Fermentation

Yeast: WLP 833 (2 Liter Starter)

Fermentation Temp: 50

Fermentation time: ~20 days in primary