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Goldpils Vienna Bock

This Bock recipe features Goldpils Vienna Malt, a rich base malt that offers complexity and depth with a toasted note at the finish.

Type: Lager

Style: Bock

Batch Size: 5 gallons

Recipe Type: All grain

Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
12.5 lbs Goldpils® Vienna Malt Mash Grain Specialty base malt
0.6 oz Magnum Hops (14.0% AAU)/ 60 minute boil
2 packs WLP833 German Bock Lager Yeast (plus 1/4 pack for bottle conditioning Fermenter


  1. Mash crushed grains in 4.0 gallons of water at 150-153°F for 60 minutes
  2. Sparge grain with 170°F water to obtain desired pre-boil kettle volume
  3. Bring to boil
  4. Add 0.6 oz Magnum Hops
  5. Boil for 60 minutes
  6. Turn heat off and cool wort to 54°F
  7. Transfer to fermenter
  8. Pitch two packs of WLP833 German Bock Lager Yeast

Primary Fermentation: 2-3 weeks at 52-56°F

Secondary Fermentation: 4-6 weeks at 34-38°F

Fermentation Notes: Force carbonate, or bottle condition with dissolved priming sugar and ¼ pack of WLP833 German Bock Lager Yeast for 2-3 weeks

Original Gravity: 1.068

Final Gravity: 1.017

Alcohol by Weight:

Alcohol by Volume: 6.4%

IBU: 23

Color: 8 SRM


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