Amber lagers are a style brewed and enjoyed around the world, leading to their widespread regional interpretation. This Czech-style amber lager may not be as popular as pilsners, but it is an excellent beer.
Style: Light Lagers / Pilsners
Batch Size: 5 gallons
Recipe Type: Extract with grain
Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Team
|3 lbs||Briess CBW® Pilsen Light Dry Malt Extract||60 min boil|
|2.5 lbs||Briess Carapils® Copper Malt||Steeping grain|
|1 oz||Czech Saaz Hops (5.0% AAU)||60 min boil|
|1 oz||Czech Saaz Hops (5.0% AAU)||20 min boil|
|2 lbs||Briess CBW® Pilsen Light Dry Malt Extract||0 min boil|
|2 packs||White Labs WLP800 Pilsner Lager Yeast||Fermenter|
|1 capsule||Servomyces Yeast Nutrient||10 min boil|
Primary Fermentation: 2 weeks at 50°F – 55°F.
Secondary Fermentation: 4 weeks at 50°F – 55°F.
Fermentation Notes: 24 hours before bottling, bring beer to 56°F to finish. Force carbonate or bottle condition at 55°F with¾ cup dissolved priming sugar, and ¼ packet of WLP800 Pilsner Lager Yeast for 4-5 weeks.
Original Gravity: 1.053
Final Gravity: 1.013
Alcohol by Weight:
Alcohol by Volume: 5.2%