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  • Black Forest Schwarzbier I

    Formulated by Black Forest Brew Haus Brewmaster Joe Hayes, this dark mild lager is distinguished with mild chocolate to roasted flavors, balanced with German noble hops.

    Type: Lager

    Style: Dark Lager

    Batch Size: Commercial

    Recipe Type: All grain

    Recipe Contributed By: Joe Hayes, Black Forest Brew Haus, Farmingdale, NY


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    375 lbs Pilsen Malt Base
    100 lbs Bonlander® Munich Malt Kilned, Munich
    25 lbs Blackprinz® Malt Bitterless Black
    7 lbs Dark Chocolate Malt Roasted, Chocolate
    14.5 oz German Perle Hops (8.3% AA) Boil 60 minutes
    35 oz German Hallertau Hops (7.1% AA) Boil 30 minutes
    24.5 oz German Hallertau Hops (7.1% AA) Boil 5 minutes
    House Lager Yeast Substitute Wyeast 2007


    1. Mash in at 140ºF
    2. Raise temperature to 153ºF and hold for 60 minutes
    3. Raise temperature to 160ºF and hold for 10 minutes
    4. Raise temperature to 172ºF
    5. Boil for 75 minutes

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    Original Gravity: 13.8º Plato

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