Pilsner (also pilsener or simply pils) is a type of pale lager. It takes its name from Plzeň (Pilsen in Czech Republic), a city in Bohemia, then in the Austrian Empire, now in the Czech Republic, where it was first produced in 1842.  A German-style Pilsner is light straw to golden color with more bitter or earthy taste
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Pils Characteristics
ABV range: 4.2% – 5.3%
IBU range: 8 – 18
Color: Pale straw, Medium yellow

Recipe Details

Batch Size Boil Time IBU SRM Est. OG Est. FG ABV
5 L 60 min 42.4 IBUs 8.0 EBC 1.049 1.015 4.4 %
Actuals 1.048 1.008 5.2 %

Style Details

Name Cat. OG Range FG Range IBU SRM Carb ABV
German Pilsner (Pils) 2 B 1.044 - 1.05 1.008 - 1.013 25 - 45 3.9 - 9.9 2.4 - 2.8 4.4 - 5.2 %

Fermentables

Name Amount %
Pilsner, Malt Craft Export (Joe White) 985.2 g 86.51
Munich Malt 91.9 g 8.07
Acid Malt 61.7 g 5.42

Hops

Name Amount Time Use Form Alpha %
Saaz 4.4 g 60 min First Wort Pellet 3.3
Northern Brewer 3.3 g 60 min First Wort Pellet 8.5
Saaz 6.5 g 30 min Boil Pellet 4
Saaz 8.7 g 10 min Aroma Pellet 4

Miscs

Name Amount Time Use Type
Whirlfloc Tablet 0.24 Items 15 min Boil Fining

Yeast

Name Lab Attenuation Temperature
Czech Pilsner Lager (2278) Wyeast Labs 72% 10°C - 14.44°C

Mash

Step Temperature Time
Protein Rest 50°C 30 min
Saccharification 68.89°C 30 min
Mash Out 75.56°C 10 min

Fermentation

Step Time Temperature
Primary 14 days 12.22°C
Aging 30 days 15.56°C