All Grain German Style Munich Dunkel (Dark Lager) Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a German Style Munich Dunkel, similar to Karbach Mother in Lager. Pours a rich brown color with a creamy head. Aromas of toasted malts with some mild roastiness. Medium-bodied with crisp flavors of chocolate and toasted malts. Smooth finish with moderate hop bitterness.
9 lbs Pale 2-row
1 lb Munich
1 lb Melanoidin Malt
8 oz Crystal 60
5 oz. Chocolate Malt
3 oz Carafa III
1 oz. Black Patent
1 oz. Hallertaur 5%a, 60 minutes
1 oz. German Spalt 4%a, 30 minutes
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.