For Whom the Helles Bells Tolls
Brew Method: All Grain
Style Name: Munich Helles
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons
Boil Size: 6.2 gallons
Efficiency: 78% (brew house)
Original Gravity: 1.057
Final Gravity: 1.014
9 lb - Weyermann Pilsner (80%)
1 lb - Weyermann Munich I (8.9%)
1 lb - Weyermann Vienna Malt (8.9%)
4 oz - Carapils (Briess) (2.2%)
1 oz - Tettnang (Tettnang Tettnager), Type: Pellet, AA: 3.7 Boil for 60 min
1 oz - Tettnang (Tettnang Tettnager), Type: Pellet, AA: 3.7, Boil for 20 min
Infusion, Temp: 154 F, Time: 90 min, Amount: 16.9 qt, Mash In
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70
Fermentation Temp: 60 F
KEG: 12.5 PSI
CO2 Level: 2.3 Volumes
This was the best beer I have brewed of the year! It was clear and crisp and everything I wanted it to be. This was also the first time I used the chest freezer as a fermentation chamber. I'm super happy with this beer and will definitely be brewing this again!
Appearance: Golden-yellow, fluffy white head.
Aroma: Malty sweetness, slightly spicy hop on the nose.
Flavor: Malt-forward with spicy hop character through out the sip. Crisp with a touch of malt sweetness at the end.
Mouthfeel: Light bodied, very smooth and crushable.