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Back Porch Pilsener

Refreshing and hoppy for summer

Brewer: Schuylkill River Brewing Co. Email: -
Beer: Back Porch Pilsener Style: American Pilsener - Steam Style
Type: All grain Size: 5 gallons
Color:
7 HCU (~6 SRM)
Bitterness: 26 IBU
OG: 1.054 FG: 1.012
Alcohol: 5.5% v/v (4.3% w/w)
Water: Schuylkill River tap (untreated)
Grain: 3 lb. 8 oz. German Pilsner
6 lb. 0 oz. British mild
Mash: 70% efficiency
9qts water > 145F add malts > 133F for 30min
+4.5qts boiling water > 155F 40min
+heat > 158F 20min
+heat > 167F
> sparge with 3gal 170F water
Boil: 60 minutes SG 1.054 5 gallons
8 oz. Belgian Candi Sugar (Amber)
+1/2 tsp Irish Moss 15min remaining
Hops: 1 oz. Liberty (4% AA, 60 min.)
0.5 oz. Mt. Hood (4.5% AA, 30 min.)
1 oz. Santiam (plug - secondary) (aroma)
1 oz. Hallertauer (primary) (aroma)
Yeast: Whyeast 2278 Czech Pils direct pitch
Steam style warm primary 70F
50F secondary
Carbonation: 2.4 volumes Keg: 13.2 psi @ 44F

Recipe posted 06/21/09.