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Pilsner - All Grain Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

Pilsner - All Grain Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

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Golden color with a light malt flavor. Bittering hops are Hallertau. The spicy hop flavor comes from the Czech Saaz and Hallertau hops that are added late in the boil. Low in fruity esters as is characteristic of this style. Added body comes from the addition of Dextrin Powder.

  • Makes 5 gallons
  • Estimated Original Gravity: 1.050
  • Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 4.9%
  • SRM (Color Range): 4.1
  • IBU's: 31-33

Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags or yeast. The recommended yeast(s) can be found below. All grains will come milled unless otherwise requested at the time of purchase.

WLP800 - White Labs Pilsner Lager
WY2278 - Wyeast Czech Pils

ABV %4.6
Beer StyleLager
Ready to Drink Within4-8 Weeks
Alcohol ContentLow (3-5%)
BitternessMedium (26-45ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range46-54
Brewing MethodAll Grain
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A friends likes Pilsners.
Joseph M on Nov 17, 2018
A friends likes Pilsners.
Joseph M on Nov 17, 2018
Love it great taste
curtis P on Jan 15, 2018
Love it great taste
curtis P on Jan 15, 2018

4.5 / 5.0
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My first lager. Used a more contemporary fermentation, started about 54 until evidence of fermentation. Then down to 48 until krausen just started to subside. Then ramp up 2 degrees a day until 68. Heard this on BN from Tasty McDole. I was very pleased with the results. Used rehydrated Saflager 23 AND 34/70. Had some esters from over pitching. Will definitely brew this again. My beer was more towards the Export strength.
March 31, 2017
Pretty Close to the Real Deal
I've brewed this kit twice, with bottles and kegs, and the results were very close to a traditional German pilsner! The reason I didn't give it 5-stars is that the flavor is a little more hoppy than I'd prefer.
January 1, 2016