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Maibock/Helles Bock • All Grain • 5 gal


looking for a malty beer

May 8, 2014 at 06:41am

5.0/5.0 2 ratings

Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 10.5 lbs Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt; Thomas Fawcett

    Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt; Thomas Fawcett

    A principal ingredient of cask ales using heritage barleys.

  • 0.9 lbs Caramel Vienna Malt; Malteries Franco-Belges

    Caramel Vienna Malt; Malteries Franco-Belges

    This malt strengthens the color and increases the mellowness of all beer styles while also providing a fine aroma and taste.

  • 0.9 lbs Weyermann Carahell®; Weyermann

    Weyermann Carahell®; Weyermann

    German-grown two-row spring barley (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics: Golden-brown, slightly aromatic kernels. Provide finished beer with full, rounded aroma, depth of color, and firm, creamy head. Recommended Quantities: Up to 15% of total grain bill for lower-gravity beers, up to 30% for higher-gravity beers Suitability (beer styles): Lagers: Märzen, Maibock, Doppelbock, Eisbock. Ales: Hefeweizen, Pale, Light or Reduced-Alcohol Beer

  • 0.9 lbs Aromatic Malt (Amber 50); Dingemans

    Aromatic Malt (Amber 50); Dingemans

    Dingemans Aromatic is a mildly kilned malt that will add a strong malt aroma and deep color when used as a specialty malt. This malt can make up to 100% of the grain bill, but it is fairly low in surplus diastatic enzymes.

  • 0.9 lbs Biscuit Malt (Mout Roost 50); Dingemans

    Biscuit Malt (Mout Roost 50); Dingemans

    This toasted malt will provide a warm bread or biscuit flavor and aroma and will lend a garnet-brown color. Use 5-15% maximum. No enzymes. Must be mashed with malts having surplus diastatic power.

  • 0.55 lbs Dark Brown Sugar

    Dark Brown Sugar

    Imparts rich, sweet flavor. Use in Scottish ales, old ales and holiday beers.

  • 0.9 oz Perle - 8.2 AA% whole; boiled 60 min


    Used mainly for its minty bittering and good green hop aromas in all non-pilsener lagersand wheats. Aroma is pleasant and slightly spicy

  • 0.4 oz Saaz - 5.0 AA% whole; boiled 10 min


    Used for finishing pilseners, continental lagers, and wheats. The aroma is spicy and pleasant with fragrant overtones.

  • Wyeast 1450 Denny’s Favorite 50

    Wyeast 1450 Denny’s Favorite 50

    This terrific all-round yeast can be used for almost any beer style, and is a mainstay of one of our local homebrewers, Mr. Denny Conn. It is unique in that it produces a big mouthfeel and accentuates the malt, caramel, or fruit character of a beer without being sweet or under-attenuated.


added 0.44 lbs of peated malt

Style (BJCP)

Category: 5 - Bock

Subcategory: A - Maibock/Helles Bock

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.071 1.064 - 1.072
Terminal Gravity: 1.014 1.011 - 1.018
Color: 15.4 SRM 6 - 11
Alcohol: 7.4% ABV 6.3% - 7.4%
Bitterness: 32.4 IBU 23 - 35



that's exactly what I was looking for

2014-06-25 5:34am

ok, now the beer is ready in my keg. maybe not exactly a summer brew... nose is caramel medium body with a lot of malt and just a touch of smoke and alcool the hop is just at the end if you want a malt bomb you are served AP



2014-08-21 5:10pm

Ottima Birra.

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