All Grain India Black Lager Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for an India Black Lager, similar to Wolverine State Brewing Gulo Noir. Dark lager with notes of citrus, piney hops, dark caramel, and light roast. Dry finish with moderately high hop bitterness.
11.5 lbs Pale 2-row
12 oz. Crystal 80
6 oz. Crystal 100
4 oz. Chocolate Malt
3 oz. Carafa III
1 oz. Zythos 10%a, 60 minutes
1/2 oz. Zythos 10%a, 30 minutes
1 oz. Citra 11%a, 15 minutes
1 oz. Cluster 6%, 10 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.