Big Daddy's CAP TOO

Best brew I ever had a hand in! I just gret the wort, boil the wort and hops, chill it all and the yeast does the work!

Brewer: Cas Koralewski Email:
Beer: Big Daddy's CAP TOO Style: American Pilsener
Type: All grain Size: 6 gallons
5 HCU (~5 SRM)
Bitterness: 40 IBU
OG: 1.066 FG: 1.016
Alcohol: 6.5% v/v (5.1% w/w)
Grain: 10 lb. American 6-row
1 lb. American Munich
1 lb. Dextrine malt (Cara-Pils)
3 lb. Flaked corn
Mash: 74% efficiency
Boil: 90 minutes SG 1.053 7.5 gallons
FWH the first Hallertau hops that's why the recipe reflects 105 minutes in the boil.
Hops: 1.5 oz. Hallertauer Hersbrucker (3.2% AA, 105 min.)
1.5 oz. Saaz (4% AA, 45 min.)
1.5 oz. Saaz (4% AA, 20 min.)
1 oz. Hallertauer Hersbrucker (3.2% AA, 0 min.)
1 oz. Saaz (4% AA, 0 min.)
1 oz. Saaz dry hop (aroma)
Yeast: Wyeast 2272
Log: Ferment at 50F for 10 days, rack to secondary. Lower temperature by 2F per day until it is down to 32 - 34F. 90 day lager period at 32 - 34F. Too long but didn't hurt. I'll cut that next time (which is soon).
Carbonation: 2.7 volumes Keg: 11.2 psi @ 34F
Tasting: Malty, a bit "corny", semi-dry finish. Clear as clear can be and hop aroma, mmmmmmm. I love it!

Recipe posted 09/08/00.