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Morning Wood Kölsch

6-C Light Hybrid Beer - Koelsch

Min OG: 1.044 Max OG: 1.050   
Min IBU: 20 Max IBU: 30   
Min Clr: 2 Max Clr: 5 Color in SRM, Lovibond

Recipe Specifics
Batch Size (Gal): 5.50
Total Grain (Lbs): 11.0
Anticipated OG: 1.047
Anticipated SRM: 3.3
Anticipated IBU: 23.4
Brewhouse Efficiency: 67%
Wort Boil Time: 60 min

% Amount Name Origin Potential SRM
100.0 11.0 lbs. Pilsner Malt GER 1.038 2

Amount Name Form Alpha IBU Boil Time
1.00 oz. Spalter Select Pellet 3.0 13.4 60 min
.6 oz. Hallertau Hersbrucker Pellet 3.7 9.9 60 min

Amount Name Type Time
0.10 Oz Irish Moss Fining 10 Min.(boil)

WYeast 2565 Kolsch - True top cropping yeast similar to Alt strains. Produces slightly more fruity/winey characteristics. Fruitiness increases with temperature increase. Low or no detectable diacetyl production. Also ferments well at cold 55° - 60° F range (13-16° C). Used to produce quick-conditioning pseudo-lager beers. Requires filtration or additional settling time to produce bright beers.
Flocculation: Low
Attenuation: 73-77%
Temperature Range: 56-70° F (13-21° C)
Alcohol Tolerance: 10% ABV

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Kölsch is an appellation protected by the Kölsch Konvention, and is restricted to the 20 or so breweries in and around Cologne (Köln). The Konvention simply defines the beer as a “light, highly attenuated, hop-accentuated, clear top-fermenting Vollbier.”

A clean, crisp, delicately balanced beer usually with very subtle fruit flavors and aromas. Subdued maltiness throughout leads to a pleasantly refreshing tang in the finish. To the untrained taster easily mistaken for a light lager, a somewhat subtle Pilsner, or perhaps a blonde ale.

The Brewers

Brewing Date:  05-23-2009
Head Brewer:   Kevin Cotter
Asst Brewer:    Séamus Cotter
Recipe:            Morningwood Kölsch



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