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Wolverine State Gulo Noir HomeBrew Clone Recipe

Wolverine State Gulo Noir India Black Lager Clone
Wolverine State Gulo Noir India Black Lager Clone
Wolverine State Gulo Noir India Black Lager Clone


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: India Black Lager
Target ABV: 6.5%
Target IBUs: 61
Recipe Type:
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Posted February 17, 2014 by


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

YeastWhite Labs WLP802 Czech Budejovice Lager Yeast or Wyeast 2278 Czech Pils


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.

Rack to keg or secondary and start cold-aging process. If possible taper temperature down 5-7 degrees per day from Diacetyl rest to 35F. Cold age at 35F for 3-4 weeks.

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