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Brooklyn Brewery Brooklyn Lager

This is a classic American interpretation of a Vienna-style lager, described by Brooklyn Brewery as amber-gold in color and displaying a firm malt center supported by a refreshing bitterness and floral hop aroma.

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Brooklyn Brewery Brooklyn Lager | Vienna Lager

Ingredients

  • For 5.5 gallons
    • 9.6 lb American 2 row malt
    • 14 oz Munich malt
    • 11 oz 60 L Caramel malt
    • 1 oz Willamette (75 min)
    • 0.33 oz Cascade and 0.45 oz Vanguard (35 min)
    • 0.5 oz Hallertau Mittlefruh (2 min)
    • 0.5 oz Cascade (2 min)
    • 0.5 oz Saphir (2 min)
    • 0.75 oz Cascade (dry hop)
    • 1.5 oz Hallertau Mittlefruh (dry hop)
    • Lager Yeast

    Specifications

    • Original Gravity: 1.052
    • Final Gravity: 1.012
    • ABV: 5.2%

    Directions

    We recommend mashing in the grain to a starch conversion temperature of 156° F or higher. This strategy will help to achieve the body and mouthfeel we aim for. Another important element is our 75-minute boil, which may lead to excess color and flavor development if you are working over a very strong, direct flame.

    After your wort has cooled to 55° F degrees, you’re ready to pitch your favorite lager yeast! About 10 days prior to bottling or kegging, add the dry hops.