BrewBlog: Pils
General Information
Method: All Grain

2016-05-15: Brewed.  Pitched the yeast at 10p and set up the continuous wet towel device to lower the temperature.  Temperature at pitching was 60F.

2016-05-17: Fermentation underway at 6a.  Temperature dropped to 58F.

Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
Malts and Grains
1 tab Whirlfloc  
1/2 tsp Yeast Nutrient @ 15 minutes  
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Name: German lager
Manufacturer: Fermentis
Product ID: Saflager W-34/70
Type: Lager
Flocculation: High
Attenuation: 80%
Alcohol Tolerance: Medium
Temperature Range: 53–59°F
Amount: 24 gr
Equipment Profile

Red rectangular cooler

Batch Size: 5 gallons Boil Volume: 7 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 9% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: 0 gallons
Efficiency: 80% Mash Tun Weight: 10 pounds
Hop Utilization: 100% Mash Tun Volume: 10 gallons
Loss: .5 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat: .3 Cal/gram per °C

Suitable for larger batches, up to 25 pounds of grain in a thick mash.

Water Profile

Hastings, Minnesota

Calicum: 55 ppm
Bicarbonate: 196 ppm
Sulfate: 7.9 ppm
Chloride: 8.9 ppm
Sodium: 3 ppm
Magnesium: 24 ppm
PH: 7.4%

Taken from:
"Ground Water Quality in Cottage Grove, MN, June 2000"

Prepared by GWMAP


Infuse with 10qt at 167F to hit a rest temperature of 152F.  After 1 hour, infuse with 10 quarts of water at 190F.  Drain the tun and infuse with an additional 12 quarts at 170F.

5.2ph stabilizer was used to treat all of the water for this batch.

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