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Snowbound Pils

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Snowbound Pils

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Beer Style: Standard American Lager  (1B)
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5 US gallons

Standard American Lager


I recently made a *boosted* copy of Papazian's Propensity Pilsene. (made during one of the many storms of January)


  • 6.5 # M&F light ME
  • 1 # crystal malt grains
  • 2.5 # honey
  • 1 tsp. Irish moss added at 25 min into boil
  • 2.5 oz Saaz (boiling, entire 47 min)
  • .5 oz Tettnanger (boiled last 12 min)
  • .5 oz Saaz (aroma, boiled last 2 min)
  • 1 14 gr. package Red Star lager yeast
  • 3/4 cup corn sugar, for bottling

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.042
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Crystal malt added to 1.5 gal cold water, brought to a boil, grains removed. Extracts and 2.5 oz Saaz added, boiled 35 min. Added Tettnanger, boiled 10 more minutes. Added .5 oz Saaz, boiled 2 minutes. Wort pot chilled in sink and transfered to fermenter with cold water. Carboy topped off to 5 gal. O.G. was 1.042 (may be a bit low, I later discovered that our water is 0.990!) F.G. was 1.010, bottled 34 days after pitching