Alefest Kolsch

an Extract Kölsch

brewed on 6/27/2014

Stats

1.052
OG
1.008
FG
32.2
IBU
4.4
SRM
5.8%
ABV
batch sizeboil time
5 gal60 min

Grains

amountfermentablebrandcolor (srm)
0.25 lb
Carapils (Briess)FLAVOR: None COLOR: None ITEM NUMBERS AND PACKAGING OPTIONS adds body, foam retention, and beer stability without influencing color or flavor. non-fermentables to balance body and flavor of dark beers Low usage of 1-5% will help achieve desired resu
Briess1.5
0.25 lb
White Wheat MaltWhite wheat gives a malty flavor not available from raw wheat. Used in Weiss, Wit and White beers
2.4
4.00 lb
DME Golden Light (Briess)
Briess4
1.00 lb
Rice Extract SyrupUsed like other rice adjuncts in American and Japenes lagers to provide a dry, clean taste and light body. Adds gravity without changing body or flavor substantially. Use in place of corn sugar in small quantities.
7

Hops

amountnameusetimeaauibu
1.00 oz
HallertauerUsed for: German Ales, German/US/Canadian Lagers, Wheat Beers Aroma: Pleasant, mild spicy flavor, clean, neutral flavor Substitutes: Crystal, Liberty, Hallertauer Mittelfrueh
Boil60 min4.8 %20.4 ibu
0.75 oz
HallertauerUsed for: German Ales, German/US/Canadian Lagers, Wheat Beers Aroma: Pleasant, mild spicy flavor, clean, neutral flavor Substitutes: Crystal, Liberty, Hallertauer Mittelfrueh
Boil30 min3.6 %11.8 ibu

Yeasts

namelabattenuation
Kolsch YeastVery malty flavor with mix of lager and ale character. Crisp, clean finish.
Best For: Kolsch, European Ales
Wyeast Labs 256575.0%

Misc

amountnametypeuse
0.5 tsp
Yeast NutrientGives yeast nutrients for healthy fermentation. Not needed for most beers, but good for those with a high percentage of adjuncts. Add before yeast.
OtherBoil
1 tsp
Irish MossFining agent that aids in the post-boil protein break. Reduces protein chill haze and improves beer clarity.
FiningBoil

Mash steps

nametimetemp
Mash In75 min150.0 F