Crisp Vienna Lager

  • Dry, smooth and bready
  • ABV 4.8%
  • IBU 20
  • OG 1044 SG

The Vienna Lager was first originated by Anton Dreher in Vienna in 1841, the style being defined by the toasty character of the Vienna Malt. This version is light in body and dry in finish making it a very drinkable brew. The Perle and Styrian hops give a soft, delicate bitterness in perfect balance to the malt.

BASICS

BATCH SIZE (LITRES):

1630

BATCH SIZE (UK BARRELS):

10

ORIGINAL GRAVITY:

1044 SG

FINAL GRAVITY:

1007 SG

IBUs:

20

COLOUR (EBC/SRM):

9 / 4.5

BREWHOUSE EFFICIENCY:

85%

METHODS / TIMINGS

TEMPERATURES

MASH TEMP:

63°C / 145°F

COLLECTION TEMP:

13°C / 55°F

FERMENTATION TEMP:

15°C / 59°F

MASH LIQUOR VOL (LITRES):

760

LIQUOR / MASH RATIO:

2.7 : 1

TIMINGS

MASH:

60 mins

BOIL:

60 mins

INGREDIENTS

MALTS(kg)%

GERMAN PILSEN

86

30

VIENNA

195

70

VIENNA

195

70

YEAST

GERMAN STYLE LAGER

HOPS(g)Contribution%Alpha Acid%Addition

PERLE

652

30

7.5

Start of boil

STYRIAN EAGLE

337

30

14.5

Middle

AURORA

435

20

7.5

Flame out

STYRIAN EAGLE

225

20

14.5

Flame out

HOPS

PERLE

(kg)

652

Contribution%

30

Alpha Acid%

7.5

Addition

Start of boil

STYRIAN EAGLE

(kg)

337

Contribution%

30

Alpha Acid%

14.5

Addition

Middle

AURORA

(kg)

435

Contribution%

20

Alpha Acid%

7.5

Addition

Flame out

STYRIAN EAGLE

(kg)

225

Contribution%

20

Alpha Acid%

14.5

Addition

Flame out

CARL'S TOP TIP

Mashing in at a lower temperature will give a more fermentable wort and a crisper finish to the beer.