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  • Roger That! Pilsner

    This Czech inspired pilsner was crafted to celebrate Roger Briess - a visionary with the craft brew movement.

    Type: Lager

    Style: Light Lagers / Pilsners

    Batch Size: 5 gallons

    Recipe Type: All grain

    Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Staff


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    9.0 lbs Synergy Select Pilsen Malt Mash Grain Single Varietal Base Malt
    1.0 oz Mittelfruh Hops (3.5% AAU) 60 min boil
    0.5 oz Mittelfruh Hops (3.5% AAU) 30 min boil
    0.5 oz each Mittelfruh, Saaz Hops (3.5, 3.0% AAU) 15 min boil
    0.5 oz Saaz hops (3.0% AAU) 5 min boil
    0.5 oz Saaz hops (3.0% AAU) 1 min boil
    2 packs WLP800 Pilsener Lager Yeast (plus 1/4 pack for bottle conditioning) Fermenter


    1. Mash grains at 150-153ºF for 60 minutes
    2. Lauter and bring kettle to volume
    3. Bring to boil, add 1.0 oz of Mittelfruh hops
    4. Boil for 15 minutes, then add 0.5 oz Mittelfruh and Saaz hops
    5. Boil for 10 minutes, then add 0.5 oz Saaz hops
    6. Boil for 4 minutes, then add 0.5 oz Saaz hops
    7. Boil remaining 1 minute
    8. Transfer to fermentor
    9. Pitch two packs of WLP800 Pilsner Lager Yeast

    Primary Fermentation: 2-4 weeks at 50-53ºF, allow to rise to 60ºF near end of fermentation

    Secondary Fermentation: 4-6 weeks at 34-40ºF

    Fermentation Notes: Force carbonate, or bottle condition with dissolved priming sugar and 1/4 pack of WLP800 Pilsner Lager Yeast for 2-3 weeks

    Original Gravity: 1.049

    Final Gravity: 1.012

    Alcohol by Weight:

    Alcohol by Volume: 4.8%

    IBU: 25

    Color: 4 SRM