Friday, March 9, 2012

Simple Mick's Pilsner

Just a simple recipe you can get off, it's a pretty good starter for new folks, and produces a decent beer. Mostly posting this to be able to finish up a page of the blog (i.e. make it not empty). In other news, moving to Switzerland in less than three weeks.

  • 3000g Light Malt Extract (liquid)
  • 30g Saaz -60 mins
  • 45g Saaz 20 mins
  • 25g Saaz 2 mins
  • European Lager yeast 12-15 deg
  • 19 litre recipe.
OG: 1043 FG: 1014
Primary Ferment: 4 days
Secondary Ferment: 7 days, ready 2 weeks after bottling
Boil water, add extract, boil.
Add 60 minute hops. When 20 mins remain add 20 minute hops. when 10 mins remain add irish moss. When 2 minutes remain add 2 minute hops. After 60 minutes switch off heat. Cool down and pitch yeast.