• West Coast Brewer Summer Time Kolsch Ale All Grain Beer Recipe

    Here is a fantastic home brewing Kolsch recipe. Keep in mind that this is technically an ale, but you will want to treat it like a lager for secondary conditioning.

  • Beer Name: West Coast Brewer Summer Time Kolsch Ale West Coast Brewer Summer TIme Kolsch Beer
    West Coast Brewer Summer Time Kolsch Recipe Beer Photo
    Beer Style: Kolsch Style Ale
    Recipe Type: All Grain
    Batch Size: 5 Gallons
    Mash Type: Infusion
    (60 Min) 150F
    (10 Min) 168F Mash Out
    Grain Bill: 9 LBS German Pilsner Malt
    Hops: 1.25 oz Tradition (60 Minutes)
    .75 oz Spalt (20 Minutes)
    Other: Whirlfloc Tablet (5 Minutes)
    Yeast: Wyeast 2565 Liquid Kolsch Yeast
    Fermentation: 2 Week Primary @ 60F
    4 to 6 Week Secondary @ 40F
    Notes: If you are in the mood for a great refreshing summer time beer, then this is a wonderful choice. It is low on alcohol and easy drinking, perfect for a hot summer day. This is an ale but greatly benefits from a secondary lagering process. Try to let it lager for at least 4 weeks and if possible for 6; the less yeast in suspension, the clearer the color and the cleaner the taste.

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