5 Gallons (19 liters)

OG: 1067/16.3°P

Alcohol: 6.0%/vol

Bitterness: 50 IBUs

Color: deep gold (8 SRM)

Yeast: a kölsch or other German ale strain.

All-Grain Recipe (calculated at 75% efficiency)

10 lbs (4.5 kg) Pilsener malt

3 lbs (1.4 kg) Vienna malt

Mini-Mash Recipe

6 lbs (2.7 kg) Amber pale/pils malt extract (or 6.5 lbs liquid)

2 lbs (907 g) Vienna malt

0.5 lbs (227 g) 20-30°L crystal malt

Hops (calculated for pellets)

0.7 oz/20  gm60  minSimcoe (13% AA)

0.5 oz/14  gm10  minSimcoe (13% AA)

1.0 oz/28  gm10  minSaaz (3% AA)

Mash for either recipe should be a simple infusion mash at 150°F/66°C for 30 minutes; then raise to 170°F/77°C for mash out, then begin sparge. Ferment at 55–60°F/13–16°C and follow with a month of cold conditioning at around 40–45°F (°C).