Fort Collins 1900 Amber Lager Clone HomeBrew Recipe
All Grain HomeBrew German Style Munich Helles Lager Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a German Style Munich Helles Lager, similar to Fort Collins 1900 Amber Lager. Golden colored, with a medium-light body. Flavors of crisp, mildly sweet bready malt, toasted malt, and light earthy hops. Clean, smooth, refreshing finish.
9.5 lbs German Munich Light Malt
1 lb German Melanoidin Malt
1 oz. Willamette 5%a, 60 minutes
1/2 oz. Willamette 5%a, 40 minutes
1/2 oz. Willamette 5%a, 20 minutes
Mash all grains for 1 hour at 148 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.