Classic American Pilsner – All Grain

Statistics

Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
17.00 pounds American Pilsen Malt 81%
4.00 pounds Flaked Maize 19%
21.00 pounds Total Grain Weight 100%

Hops

Amount Hop Time AA
1.00 ounces Saaz 90 min 5.7%
0.60 ounces Magnum 60 min 11.5%
1.00 ounces Saaz 15 min 5.7%
1.00 ounces Saaz 0 min 5.7%
3.60 ounces Total Hop Weight

Yeasts

Name Lab/Manufacturer Product ID Amount
3000 ml

Fermentation and Aging

Primary:
21 days @ 48° F
Secondary:
2 days @ 58° F
Lager:
35 days @ 34° F

Notes

A step infusion mash should be employed. Minimum of a protein rest at 122 and a saccharification rest at 140 and at 158.

Single or double decoction will also achieve the proper maltiness.