Czech Style Pilsner HomeBrew Recipe
All Grain Czech Style Pilsner Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Czech Style Pilsner. Golden colored and crisp with floral hop aromas and mild sweet malt flavors. Medium hop bitterness with some light spicy hop notes. (note: this style of beer works best when used with soft brewing water for the mash and sparging).
10 lbs Weyermann Bohemian Pilsner Malt
1 lb Vienna Malt
8 oz. Carapils
6 oz. Acidulated Malt
2 oz. Czech Saaz 4%a, 60 minutes
1 oz. Czech Saaz 5%a, 30 minutes
1 oz. Czech Saaz 5%a, at flameout
Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.
Sparge at 170 degrees.
One hour boil with hop regimen above.
Chill down to 50F and pitch yeast.
Ferment for about 10-14 days until primary fermentation just finishes.
Diacetyl Rest: Raise beer temp to 62-65F for 2-3 days.