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King Wenceslas Dunkel

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King Wenceslas Dunkel

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Beer Style: Munich Dunkel  (4B)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

Munich Dunkel
Beer Color


My wife is a big fan of Czech pilsners, but she's never been able to find anything stateside that tastes as good as the Czech beers in Europe and Eastern Europe. I found this recipe on byo.com, and decided to give it a shot. You've simply GOT to brew this to believe it. It'll make a believer out of you! There is a LME version of the recipe too (it's at the link, below), which I haven't tried. The all-g


  • 5 lbs 3.2 oz - Munich II (Weyermann) (8.5 SRM) (Grain)
  • 4 lbs 3.2 oz - Pilsner (Weyermann) (1.7 SRM) (Grain)
  • 14.0 oz - Caramunich II (Weyermann) (63.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 2.0 oz - Carafa Special I (Weyermann) (320.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1.0 oz - Saaz [4.0%] - Boil 60 min (Hops)
  • 1.0 oz - Saaz [4.0%] - Boil 60 min (Hops)
  • 1 pkgs - Pilsner Lager (White Labs #WLP800) (Yeast)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.051 (12.5° P)
Final Gravity: 1.012 SG (3.2° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 5.0%
Color SRM: 14.2  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 21.8
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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