I See Your Schwartz Is As Big As Mine

ABV: 4.60%

OG: 1.047

FG: 1.012

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Andy Hejl of Keystone Hops earned third place in the January/Ferbruary AHA-sanctioned Club-Only Competition in Category 4: Dark Lager for his Schwarzbier "I See Your Schwarz Is As Big As Mine."

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Andy Hejl of Keystone Hops earned third place in the January/Ferbruary AHA-sanctioned Club-Only Competition in Category 4: Dark Lager for his Schwarzbier "I See Your Schwarz Is As Big As Mine."

Ingredients:

  • 8 lbs 2 oz (3.68 kg) German Pilsner malt
  • 2 lbs 2.7 oz (0.98 kg) Munich Malt - 10 L
  • 8.8 oz (0.25 kg) Carafa II
  • 4.3 oz (0.12 kg) Chocolate malt
  • 2.3 oz (65 g) Hallertauer 3% a.a. (60 minutes)
  • 0.5 oz (15 g) Hallertauer 3% a.a. (20 minutes)
  • 1 tablet Whirfloc Tablet (15 minutes)
  • 0.5 oz (15 g) Hallertauer 3% a.a. (0 minutes)
  • Starter* Wyeast 2124 Bohemian Lager
  • *Visit the Homebrewopedia to learn how to make your own yeast starter

Specifications:

Yield: 6.5 Gallons (24.6 L)

Original Gravity: 1.047

Final Gravity: 1.012

ABV: 4.60%

Boil Time: 90 minutes

Directions:

  • Single infusion mash at 151°F (66.1°C)**, batch sparge.
  • Fermented at 50°F (10°C) for 14 days then raised to 65°F (18.3°C) for two days before kegging.
  • Lagered for 14 days at 32°F (0°C) then fined with gelatin and polyclar and force carbonated.

**The mash temperature was not submitted as part of the winning recipe, but was added based on similar recipes for reference.

Photo © Scott Beale via Flickr CC


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