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Offline chumley

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Re: Vienna Lager
« Reply #15 on: March 21, 2015, 03:38:29 AM »
Slightly over target today at 1.050, but I will accept that.  8)

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Re: Vienna Lager
« Reply #16 on: March 21, 2015, 01:05:24 PM »
Its been a while since I brewed any lagers and brewed a Vienna Lager a couple of weeks ago. I used a slight variation on this one by John Palmer:

Mine was:
       4 lbs  13 oz Vienna
       3 lbs  5 oz  Pils
       2 lbs  14 oz  Munich
       5 oz CaraMunich
       3 oz Carafa I
       Perle hops 6.15HBU 60 min
       Hallertauer 2.46 HBU 20 min
       Saflager 34/70

OG of 1.055

In the second week of layering at 35*

Can't wait to see how this turns out.

The recipe was by Steve Dockter, John Palmer was the category sponsor.

My apologies to Steve.
Ralph R.

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Re: Vienna Lager
« Reply #17 on: March 21, 2015, 01:18:13 PM »
Coincidentally, Vienna lager is what I am brewing as of RTFN.  I mashed in a half hour ago.

Vernal Equinox Vienna

10 gallons, OG 1.048, 21 IBUs

12 lbs. Durst Vienna
6 lbs. Avangard Pils
3 lbs. Weyermann Light Munich
0.75 lbs. Weyermann CaraBohemian
5 oz. Weyermann Carafa I

Mash at 150°F for 90 min

2 oz. Hallertau Mittelfrueh FWH
2 oz. Hallertau Mittelfrueh 60 min
1 oz. Hallertau Mittelfrueh 5 min

I will split between yeast cakes of WLP833 German Bock and WLP940 Mexican Lager yeast

Looks like I am in the ball park, looking at these other recipes.  I have gone down the all-Vienna route before, and thought they were a bit one-dimensional.  First time using CaraBohemian.  I limited the amount to 3% of the grain bill, but hope to get a little of the "intense caramel falvor" into the final beer.

That looks very tasty. I use carabohemian quite a bit, and love it in small amounts, although I have only used it in dark beers (Czech Dark Larger, Robust Porter). Please post an update on how it tastes in a lighter brew.
Kyle M.

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Re: Vienna Lager
« Reply #18 on: March 22, 2015, 01:53:17 AM »
I have a really nice Vienna lager on tap right now.

65% Best Vienna
26% Best Munich
8% Caramunich
A tad a of Blackprinz for color.

Hersbrucker to around 20IBU

Saflager 34/70

OG was 1.048, FG was 1.014.  So freakin good.

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