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RIMS #31, Christmas in Vienna

Brew Date: 17 Nov 02
Secondary 21 Nov 02
Kegged 14 Dec 02

Brewer: shillingbrau Email: 2brewers4u@cox.net
Beer: RIMS #31, Christmas in Vienna Style: Vienna
Type: All grain Size: 12 gallons
Color:
16 HCU (~10 SRM)
Bitterness: 30 IBU
OG: 1.052 FG: 1.012
Alcohol: 5.1% v/v (4.0% w/w)
Water: Boiled water 10 minutes to remove chlorine
Grain: 17 lb. German Pilsner
3 lb. German Vienna
2 lb. British crystal 70-80L
Mash: 75% efficiency
132 intial infusion
Circulated until 122
122 30 min
Step up to 154 40 min
154 60 min
Step to 164 35 min
168 12 min break
Sparge 172 for 38 min
Boil: 60 minutes SG 1.044 14 gallons
Hops: .6 oz. Perle (7.9% AA, 60 min.)
2 oz. Tettnanger (4.2% AA, 60 min.)
1.2 oz. Hallertauer Hersbrucker (4.1% AA, 60 min.)
1 oz. Hallertauer Hersbrucker (4.1% AA, 15 min.)
1 oz. Saaz (aroma)
Yeast: CL-680 East European Lager: From a very old, European brewery, CL-68O imparts a smooth, rich, almost creamy character, emphasizing a big malt flavor and clean finish. This is our choice when brewing lagers in which the malt character should be full and smooth, such as Marzens, Oktoberfests & Dunkels. 48-54 F


Recipe posted 12/14/02.