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Big Bang Pilsner Ale

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Big Bang Pilsner Ale

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Beer Style: Classic American Pilsner  (2C)
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5 US gallons

Classic American Pilsner


This beer is smooth, packs a punch etc. I cannot say enough good about it.

Why Big Bang, brewed it for the 4th of July.


  • 2 lbs Liquid extract
  • 3 lbs DME
  • 1 lbs Rice extract
  • 1 1/2 oz Willamette for bittering
  • 1/2 oz Willamette for dry hopping aroma
  • American liquid Wyeast yeast

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.042
Final Gravity: 1.015
Alcohol by Vol: 3.54%
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Boiled 1 hour OG 1.042 at 72 degrees Added dry hops 3 days later when I moved the beer to a secondary fermenter. The dry hopping gives a unique taste and the beer is already at 3-4% alcohol to protect itself from hop contamination.


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