Smoked Helles Lager HomeBrew Recipe
All Grain HomeBrew Smoked Helles Lager Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Smoked Helles Lager, similar to Lakefront’s Helles Rauchbier Lager. Golden colored, medium-light bodied, with smoky aromas and a clean and crisp malty finish.
5.5 lbs German Pilsner
3.5 lbs Beechwood Smoked Malt
1 lb Vienna Malt
1 1/2 oz. Hallertauer 5%a, 60 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.