American Pilsener All-Grain Template

American-Style Pilsener - All Grain

Recipe Description

This recipe is a base template for the American-Style Pilsener style. While you are welcome to brew this recipe as is it's intended to be used as a starting point for creating your own recipe.

  • Batch Size: 5 gal (18.9 L)
  • Boil Size: 6 gal (22.7 L)
  • Boil Time: 60 mins

Ingredients

  • Grains/Fermentables
  • 5 lbs (2.27 kg) 2-Row Malt (2 °L)
  • 4.5 lbs (2.04 kg) CaraPils (2 °L)
  • After Boil
  • 4 oz (113.4 g) Corn Sugar (Dextrose) (0 °L)
  • Hops
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Saazer 4.7% AA (Boil - 60 mins)
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Saazer 4.7% AA (Boil - 30 mins)
  • 0.5 oz (14.17 g) Saazer 4.7% AA (Boil - 5 mins)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 1 tsp (4.93 mL) Irish Moss (Boil - 15 mins)
  • Yeast
  • Pilsen Lager Yeast (Wyeast 2007) (Liquid)

Directions

Infusion Step: Mash at 151 °F (66 °C) for 60 minutes.

Single infusion mash. Add hops and irish moss at times indicated. Cool and pitch yeast.

Corn sugar is for bottle priming.

Hold in primary fermentor for 7 days at 52 °F (11 °C).

Transfer to secondary fermentor for 14 days at 42 °F (6 °C).

Allow to carbonate and age for 14 days.

If you started brewing this beer today you could be drinking it by May 28, 2014. Start brewing this recipe.