Schwarzbier Lager (Black Beer Ale)

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: BeerSmith (Shared)
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Brewer: BIABrewer.info
Batch Size: 6.08 galStyle: Schwarzbier (Black Beer) ( 4C)
Boil Size: 9.79 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 23.2 SRMEquipment: Pot (18.5 Gal/70 L) and Cooler (9.5 Gal/40 L) - All Grain
Bitterness: 31.1 IBUsBoil Time: 90 min
Est OG: 1.050 (12.3° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Medium Body
Est FG: 1.010 SG (2.6° P)Fermentation: Ale, Primary Straight to Keg
ABV: 5.1%Taste Rating: 45.0

Ingredients
Amount Name Type #
6 lbs 11.38 oz Pilsner (2 Row) Ger (2.0 SRM) Grain 1
4 lbs 4.01 oz Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 2
7.16 oz Chocolate Malt (450.0 SRM) Grain 3
5.37 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 30L (30.0 SRM) Grain 4
3.58 oz Carafa I (337.0 SRM) Grain 5
1.79 oz Roasted Barley (300.0 SRM) Grain 6
1.40 oz Hallertauer [4.8%] - Boil 60 min Hops 7
1.00 oz Hallertauer [4.8%] - Boil 20 min Hops 8
0.50 Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15 min) Misc 9
0.67 oz Hallertauer [4.8%] - Boil 1 min Hops 10
1 pkgs Safale American (DCL/Fermentis #US-05) Yeast 11

Taste Notes

Mash at 66 C or 151 F. This is a very robust recipe producing a highly complex beer but also an easy drinking one. Schwarzbier is strictly a lager but this recipe can be brewed using the above yeast and ale fermentation profile without any compromise of quality. Try adding the specialty grains at the start of mashout to increase the complexity. Source: Patrick Hollingdale