Victorious Vienna Lager

Briess_PaleAle_72dpiSometimes it’s the simplest flavors that make a lager perfect and complex. This recipe is just a few ingredients, but it’s an excellent showcase for the depth of flavor you’ll find in Briess’ CBW® Goldpils® Vienna Extract.

Type: Lager

Style: Vienna

Batch Size: 5 gallons

Recipe Type: Extract with grain

Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Staff

Ingredients

Quantity Ingredient Comment
6.6 lbs Briess CBW® Goldpils® Vienna Liquid Malt Extract
60 min boil
1 lb Briess Caramel Vienne Malt 20L Steeping Grain
1 oz Hallertau Hops (4.5% AAU) 60 min boil
1 oz Hallertau Hops (4.5% AAU)  5 min boil
2 packs Fermentis Saflager W-34/70 Lager Yeast  Fermenter

Procedures

  1. Bring 2.5 gallons of water to 154ºF and steep Caramel Vienne Malt 20L for 30 minutes.
  2. Remove grains and stir in 6.6 lbs of  CBW® Goldpils® Vienna LME.
  3. Bring water to a boil and add 1 oz of Hallertau Hops.
  4. After 50 minutes, add 1 oz of Hallertau Hops.
  5. Boil 10 minutes and turn off heat.
  6. Cool beer to 56ºF.
  7. Transfer to fermenter.
  8. Fill to 5 gallons with cold water.
  9. Pitch 2 packs of Fermentis Saflager W-34/70 Lager Yeast

Primary Fermentation: 2 weeks at 53ºF – 56ºF

Secondary Fermentation: 2 weeks at 48ºF – 53ºF.

 

Original Gravity: 1.048

Final Gravity: 1.012

Alcohol by Weight:

Alcohol by Volume: 4.8%

IBU: 26

Color: 12

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