The Shocker v2

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: rjlemmon (Shared)
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Brewer: Rick Lemmon
Batch Size: 5.50 galStyle: German Pilsner (Pils) ( 2A)
Boil Size: 7.01 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 3.5 SRMEquipment: Brew Pot (7.5 gal) and Igloo Cooler (10 Gal)
Bitterness: 36.2 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.050 (12.4° P)Mash Profile: Decoction Mash, Double
Est FG: 1.008 SG (2.1° P)Fermentation: My Aging Profile
ABV: 5.5%Taste Rating: 42.0

Amount Name Type #
8 lbs 8.00 oz Durst Pils (1.6 SRM) Grain 1
8.00 oz Briess Cara-Pils/Dextrine (8.0 SRM) Grain 2
8.00 oz Durst Munich Malt (6.0 SRM) Grain 3
1.50 oz Tradition [5.7%] - Boil 60 min Hops 4
0.50 oz Tradition [5.7%] - Boil 30 min Hops 5
0.50 oz Tradition [5.7%] - Steep 2 min Hops 6
1.0 pkgs Pilsner Lager (White Labs #WLP800) Yeast 7


So v1 was amazingly good, but to keep to style I am getting rid of the Aromatic malt and cutting down on the Munich. I am also reducing the bittering hops by a smidge. After a tasting of Konig Pilsner, I've decided that the flavor/aroma hops need to come quite a ways down, so I removed the 20 and 10 minute additions.

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