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KING'S KOLSCH spalt hops

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KING'S KOLSCH spalt hops

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Beer Style: Kölsch (6C)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

Beer Color


  • 7 lbs 8.0 oz - Pilsner (2 Row) Ger (2.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 8.0 oz - Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 8.0 oz - Wheat Malt, Ger (2.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1.4 oz - Spalter [4.5%] - Boil 60 min (Hops)
  • 1 pkgs - German Ale/Kolsch (White Labs #WLP029) (Yeast)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.048 (11.8° P)
Final Gravity: 1.011 SG (2.7° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 4.8%
Color SRM: 3.8  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 24.7
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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 Reviewed by ripvdub on Tue May 20 2014

I was hoping for a Kolsch like Canoe Paddler, won't be brewing this again. Drinkable, but not enjoyable.

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 Reviewed by kingwj on Wed May 14 2014

This recipe is the closest I've come to making a proper Gaffel clone. Hope you enjoy it, pitch a big starter and ferment coolish. Prost.

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 Reviewed by HydroRamPac on Sat May 10 2014

I brewed 25 Gallons of this Kolsch and was impressed when I tasted it directly out of the fermenter. My initial thoughts were that the rough edges had sofened up vary quickly, and the flavor was vary good. So I decided to enter it into the Alpharetta Georgia Brewmasters Open which was starting the next week. Amazingly it won an honerable mention. I have not had a chance to read what the judges thought yet. I think this beer could do even better in future competitions, given time to condition for the flavors to become more crisp, improve carbonation, and clarify even clearer. My thanks go to Bill King in sharing this recipe. For the Love of Beer.