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Kolsch (Batch 2)

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Kolsch (Batch 2)

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Beer Style: Kölsch  (6C)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.5 US gallons

Beer Color


  • 4 lbs - Brewers Malt 6-Row (Briess) (1.8 SRM) (Grain)
  • 4 lbs - Pilsner (2 Row) Ger (2.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs - Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 4.0 oz - Acid Malt (3.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1.0 oz - Sterling [6.5%] - Boil 60 min (Hops)
  • 0.25 tsp - Irish Moss (Boil 10 min) (Misc)
  • 1 pkgs - German Ale/Kolsch (White Labs #WLP029) (Yeast)
  • 0.50 tsp - Yeast Nutrient (Primary 3 days) (Misc)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.049 (12.1° P)
Final Gravity: 1.009 SG (2.2° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 5.3%
Color SRM: 4.0  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 22.3
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.50 US Gallons

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 Reviewed by tngolfer on Wed Apr 23 2014

This is a good recipe. It was my first kolsch. I added 4 oz. corn sugar to up the alcohol a little which pushed it technically out of BJCP style but it was still good. I would brew this again. Congrats on the awards.

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 Reviewed by Mwood1963 on Sat Apr 19 2014

first batch was excellent. Would make it again.

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 Reviewed by Wienz on Wed Apr 16 2014

This is my new Favorat Kolsch recipe. It hits the mark....