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Czech Pilsner - All Grain Recipe Kit

Czech Pilsner - All Grain Recipe Kit

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Czech Pilsner - All Grain Recipe 

The Czech Pilsner, is light straw to golden colour and crystal clear. The Hops are very prevalent, usually with a spicy bitterness or a spicy floral flavour and aroma, notably one of the defining characteristics of the Saaz hop. Smooth and crisp with a clean malty palate. 

Expected Brew Figures: (Based on 75% Mash Efficiency)

OG: 1.047 

FG: 1.012IBU: 27

ABV: 4.2%

Volume: 23L 


4.4kg Pilsner Malt

200g Acidulated malt

60g of UK Czech Saaz Hops 

Yeast Selection: Subject to Availability

2x M76 Bavarian Lager Yeast (Cold) or 2x M54 Californian Lager Yeast (Warm) 


1. Mash @ 50C with 17L of water in a Grainfather and Rest for 30 mins

2. Raise the temperature to 62C and Rest for 20 mins.

3. Raise the temperature to 72C and Rest for 20 mins.

4. Raise the temperature again for mash out to 78C holding for 5 mins

5. Sparge with 13L of water as a single continuous sparge

6. Boil for 75 mins

7. At 60 mins add 35g of Czech Saaz hops

8. At 15 mins add 25g of Czech Saaz hops

9. Ferment between 10-15C  for 7-10 days with 2 x M76 yeast

10. Ferment warm at 18-22C for 5-8 Days with 2 x M54 yeasts11. Bottle or keg as usual Optional: If kegging, reduce temperature to 1C to lager for 2-3 weeks before drinking

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