Alefest Kolsch

an All Grain Kölsch

brewed on 1/30/2016

Stats

1.040
OG
1.002
FG
25.9
IBU
3.4
SRM
5.04%
ABV
batch sizeboil time
5.5 gal60 min

Grains

amountfermentablebrandcolor (srm)
8.50 lb
Pale Malt (2 Row) USBase malt for all beer styles
2
0.50 lb
Rice, FlakedUsed to add fermentables without increasing body or flavor. Produces a milder, less grainy tasting beer. Examples: American lagers, Bohemian lagers, Pilsners
1
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
Wheat - White Malt (Briess)FLAVOR: Creamy, Sweet, Malty, Wheat, Floury Imparts malty flavor not obtainable from raw wheat. Use with rice hulls to improve lautering and help prevent stuck mash. White Wheat Malt contributes to foam production and foam stability.
Briess2.3

Hops

amountnameusetimeaauibu
1.00 oz
HallertauThis traditional German land-race variety has limited acreage in the U.S. Used for: lager, pilsner, bock, wheat, Munich Helles, or Belgian style. Aroma: considered mild, pleasant, and slightly flowery & spicy. Substitutions: Liberty, German Hallertau, German Tradition Storage: Fair (50-60% AA after 6 months at 20 C) 3.5-5.5% AA / 3.5-5.5% Beta
Boil60 min4.5 %16.5 ibu
0.75 oz
HallertauThis traditional German land-race variety has limited acreage in the U.S. Used for: lager, pilsner, bock, wheat, Munich Helles, or Belgian style. Aroma: considered mild, pleasant, and slightly flowery & spicy. Substitutions: Liberty, German Hallertau, German Tradition Storage: Fair (50-60% AA after 6 months at 20 C) 3.5-5.5% AA / 3.5-5.5% Beta
Boil30 min3.4 %9.5 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%

Mash steps

nametimetemp
Mash In75 min148.0 F