A truly refreshing crispy pilsner on a hot day is a thing of awesomeness that you will have to go a long way to beat.
Using the finest traditional ingredients is key, as well as having great brewing skills as there really is nowhere to hide on this one.
Slightly sweet, biscuity, bready nose, its a beer you will want to keep on drinking.
Time though is something you will need to achieve the best results, that and patience not to rush it.
Weyermann® Floor Malted Bohemian Pilsner Malt (5440 grams)
Weyermann® Carapils® (340 grams)
Saaz Pellets (160 grams)
Beer Style (main): European Lagers
Beer Style (sub): Bohemian-Style Pilsener
Batch Size: 21L into fv, 19L packaged
Original Gravity: 1.056
Final Gravity: 1.016
ABV %: 5.3
Temperature °C: 67
Length (mins): 90
Out temp °C: 75
Out time (mins): 10
Boil time (mins): 60 minutes
Additions and timing:
60 min, 47g
30 min, 57g
10 min, 28g
0 min, 28g
Secondary additions and timing:
No additions for true classic pils, although there is nothing stopping you from considering a tweak to add a 14g dry hop (not included)
Yeast: S-23 or WLP800, or Wyeast 2001 – Not included – ensure you have enough cells buy purchasing multiple packs or building a starter
Fermentation temperature/steps: 10c until fg, then lager for 4 weeks
A true classic Crispy Boi!! Crushing refreshment, malty goodness. Be warned, there is no where to hide on this style, brewing will require temperature control, patience and some understanding of water adjustments to get this one right. But it will reward you in massively when you get it brewed and fermented correctly.
Yeast is not included so you can select your preference and volume required or if you wish to make a starter rather than buying multiple packs.