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Holy Kottbusser

Holy Kottbusser

Kölsch • All Grain • 5 gal

ST Hops

An extinct German style of beer in Kolsch family

July 17, 2019  02:55pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 8 lbs Pilsen Malt; Briess

    Pilsen Malt; Briess

    Subtly sweet maltiness. Characteristics & Applications: • Can be used as a base malt. • More pronounced malty flavor than 2-Row Brewers Malt. • Use with 2-Row Brewers Malt for rich malt flavor and additional color. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 4 lbs White Wheat Malt

    White Wheat Malt

    Weizens. Improves head retention in all beers. Contributes spicy flavor. Protein rest required.

  • .1 lbs Honey


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

  • .05 lbs Molasses


    Imparts strong sweet flavor. Use in stouts and porters.

  • 1 lbs Oats Flaked

    Oats Flaked

    Belgian White Ale(wit), other specialty beers.

  • .25 oz Magnum - 14.5 AA% pellets; boiled 75 min


    A West Coast hop with high Alpha Acid. Excellent bittering hop.

  • .25 oz Hallertau - 4.5 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min


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

  • 1.5 oz Saaz - 5.0 AA% pellets; boiled 0 min


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

  • White Labs WLP029 German Ale/Kölsch

    White Labs WLP029 German Ale/Kölsch

    From a small brewpub in Cologne, Germany, this yeast works great in Kölsch and Alt style beers. Good for light beers like blond and honey. Accentuates hop flavors, similar to WLP001. The slight sulfur produced during fermentation will disappear with age a


To brew this Kottbusser, mash grains at 152°F (67°C) for 60 minutes. Sparge at 168°F (76°C). Conduct a 90 minute boil. Ferment at 63°F (17°C).

Style (BJCP)

Category: 5 - Pale Bitter European Beer

Subcategory: B - Kölsch

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.067 1.044 - 1.050
Terminal Gravity: 1.012 1.007 - 1.011
Color: 4.4 SRM 3.5 - 5
Alcohol: 7.2% ABV 4.4% - 5.2%
Bitterness: 21.9 IBU 18 - 30


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