Midwestern Pre Pro American Pilsner

Brewer: Mark Alfaro Email: brdrbru@home.com
Beer: Midwestern Pre Pro American Pilsner Style: American Pilsener
Type: All grain Size: 10 gallons
Color:
4 HCU (~4 SRM)
Bitterness: 30 IBU
OG: 1.056 FG: 1.014
Alcohol: 5.5% v/v (4.3% w/w)
Water: Use 1/2 R.O. water and 1/2 San Diego tap water.
Treat with 88% Lactic Acid to pH 5.7
Grain: 14.0 lb. American 2-row
2.00 lb. German Munich
2.00 lb. Flaked corn
2.00 lb. Degermed Corn Grits
Mash: 75% efficiency
Dough in Malt and flaked corn with 5 gal of 164 water. Conduct single infusion mash at 148 for 30 min.
Concurrently, mash 2 lbs. corn grits with 10oz of the malt in 1.5 to 2 quarts of water at 153 for 20 min.
After 20 min, bring cereal mash to boil. After 30 min, add cereal mash to main mash and ramp to 155 for 30 min.
Ramp to 168 for 10 minute mash-out. Sparge with 168 water to collect 11.6 gallons in the kettle.

Boil: 60 minutes SG 1.049 11.6 gallons
Add 1 tsp. Irish Moss for 20 min. boil. Saaz hops are added as First Wort Hops.
Hops: 1.32 oz. Cluster (7% AA, 60 min.)
1.32 oz. Saaz (2.9% AA, 60 min.)
1.32 oz. Hallertauer (4.8% AA, 15 min.)
Yeast: Wyeast 2007 in a 1200ml starter.
Log: Ferment at 53 for 10 to 14 days. Transfer to secondary, lower temp 4
per day to 34. Lager for 6 weeks.
Carbonation: 2.6 volumes Keg: 10.7 psi @ 35F

Recipe posted 01/04/01.