Ninkasi Helles Belles Clone HomeBrew Recipe
All Grain Munich Helles Lager Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a German Munich Helles Lager, similar to Ninkasi Helles Belles. Golden colored, medium-light bodied, flavors of bready malt. Light malt sweetness and low hop bitterness in a clean finish.
9.5 lbs German Pilsner 2-row
3 lbs Pale 2-row
1 lb Vienna Malt
1 oz. Hallertauer 5%a, 60 minutes
1/2 oz. Spalter 4%a, 30 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.