Pislner

Very easy recipe try it.
This was a recipe that called for pilsner malt, but I could not get it, so I subbed the 2-row and 6-row.

Brewer: David O'Donnell Email: dave@dloii.com
Beer: Pislner Style: American Pilsener
Type: All grain Size: 5 gallons
Color:
4 HCU (~4 SRM)
Bitterness: 32 IBU
OG: 1.056 FG: 1.010
Alcohol: 5.9% v/v (4.7% w/w)
Water: Used softened water from hose. (Houston, TX)
Grain: 7 lb. American 2-row
3 lb. American 6-row
Mash: 77% efficiency
No pH adjustments

Mashed at 155F for 60 minute,
Sparged some 180F water through it,
Collected about 6.2 - 6.3 gallons of wort total!
Boil: 60 minutes SG 1.045 6.2 gallons
Just boil it a good 60 minutes.
Hops: 1 oz. Hallertauer Hersbrucker (5% AA, 60 min.)
1 oz. Hallertauer Hersbrucker (5% AA, 20 min.)
1 oz. Saaz (3.75% AA, 1 min.)
Yeast: Used White Labs WLP029 - German Ale/Klsch Yeast.
Log: Started brewing this recipe on 10-3-05.
And have made several batches (everyone loves it).
Primary 5 days @ 70F - 72F.
Secondary 7 - 10 days @ 70F - 72F.
Kegged it and I was drinking next day.
Carbonation: Hit it with 30psi let it sit in frig over night. Shake rattle and roll next day. Drink it that night or next day. Turned reg to 10 psi after carbination complete.
Tasting: It has a smooth taste with very little bite, first beer my wife actually liked! It goes down easy but be carefull, it has a kick at 6% ABV !!

Recipe posted 12/28/05.