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Helles Belles RYE

Helles Belles RYE

Munich Helles : Extract : 5 gal

Yaz mean

a very nice modification of a traditional munich helles. the longer it sits the more the rye presents itself, and becomes more crisp. fantastic light beer.

November 2, 2013 at 02:17pm

4.0/5.0 1 rating

Ingredients (Extract5 gal)

  • .75 lbs Crystal Malt 10°L

    Crystal Malt 10°L

    Sweet, mild caramel flavor and a golden color. Use in light lagers and light ales. Characteristics & Applications: • In contract to Brewers Malt, glassiness is a distinguishing characteristic of Caramel Malt. The glassy endosperm creates the desirable non-fermentable components giving true Caramel Malt the ability to contribute body (mouthfeel), foam foam retention, and extended beer stability, while contributing color and unique caramel flavor. • Caramel 10L is a roasted caramel malt that imparts golden color. • Use 3-7% for Pilsener-style beers for balance. • Use 5-15% to provide color, sweetness and color to light amber beers. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 1 lbs Rye Malt

    Rye Malt

    Often used in German Ales and specialty beers

  • 4 lbs Liquid Light Extract

    Liquid Light Extract

    A brewer can create any beer style with this extract when used as a base in conjunction with colored malts and selected hops. Contains no colored malts or hops.

  • 1 lbs Honey

    Honey

    Imparts sweet and dry taste. For honey and brown ales. Also: specialty ales.

  • .5 oz Hallertau - 4.5 AA% whole; boiled 60 min

    Hallertau

    Good for all around bittering and finishing stock ales, Belgian ales, and continental style lagers. Aroma is mild, pleasant and flowery.

  • 1 oz Sterling - 7.5 AA% whole; boiled 15 min

    Sterling

    Perceived to be similar to a Saaz and Mt. Hood combination. Finding favor as a Saaz replacement.

  • .5 oz Hallertau - 4.5 AA% whole; boiled 5 min

    Hallertau

    Good for all around bittering and finishing stock ales, Belgian ales, and continental style lagers. Aroma is mild, pleasant and flowery.

  • WYeast 2565 Kolsch

    WYeast 2565 Kolsch

    A hybrid of ale and lager characteristics. This strain develops excellent maltiness with subdued fruitiness, and a crisp finish. Ferments well at moderate temperatures.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 1 - Light Lager

Subcategory: D - Munich Helles

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.042 1.045 - 1.051
Terminal Gravity: 1.008 1.008 - 1.012
Color: 5.3 SRM 3 - 5
Alcohol: 4.4% ABV 4.70% - 5.40%
Bitterness: 15.4 IBU 16.00 - 22.00

Discussion

Yaz mean

Good light beer

2013-12-10 11:54am

The trouble with a light beer is that it is usually light on taste. That is why I tend toward the other end of the spectrum with a stout. However, this beer ended up very nice, and will be my basis for trying a fruit beer, even though it is good on its own.

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