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Schwarzbier 10 2005

Schwarzbier 10 2005

Schwarzbier (Black Beer) • All Grain • 22 L


Made this beer 10 times or more, Its one many awards by me and other brewers, just keep making changes to get it a little better.

May 14, 2005  06:02am

5.0/5.0 1 rating

Ingredients (All Grain22 L)

  • 3.45 kg Australian Pilsner

    Australian Pilsner

    Well modified, good attenuation.

  • 0.5 kg German Dark Munich

    German Dark Munich

    Enhances body and aroma. Stout, schwarzbier, brown ale, dark and amber ales.

  • 0.8 kg German Wheat Malt Light

    German Wheat Malt Light

    Typical top fermented aroma, produces superb wheat beers.

  • 0.25 kg Weyermann Carafa® II; Weyermann

    Weyermann Carafa® II; Weyermann

    Carafa I, II and III also are available de-husked. Adds aroma, color and body.

  • 0.20 kg Roasted Barley

    Roasted Barley

    Sweet, grainy, coffee flavor and a red to deep brown color. For porters and stouts.

  • 22 g Perle - 7.0 AA% pellets; 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

  • 10 g Hallertauer Mittelfrüher - 3.2 AA% pellets; boiled 40 min

    Hallertauer Mittelfrüher

    Fine, 'Noble'.

  • 10 g Tettnanger - 5.7 AA% pellets; boiled 40 min


    Mild, slightly spicy. 'Noble'.

  • 15 g Czech Saaz - 4.0 AA% pellets; boiled 1 min

    Czech Saaz

    Very mild. 'Noble'.

  • White Labs WLP802 Czech Budejovice Lager

    White Labs WLP802 Czech Budejovice Lager

    Pilsner lager yeast from Southern Czech Republic. Produces dry and crisp lagers, with low diacetyl production.


This yeast should be nice and crisp, that the profile I want with this beer. The 40 minute additions are First wort hops. The Carafa 11 is Carafa special de-husked Single infusion mash at 68C. Ferment at 12C for 3 weeks, rest at 20C for 4 days, rack to secondary and lager for 4 weeks min.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 4 - Dark Lager

Subcategory: C - Schwarzbier (Black Beer)

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.050 1.046 - 1.052
Terminal Gravity: 1.013 1.010 - 1.016
Color: 23.4 SRM 17 - 30
Alcohol: 4.8% ABV 4.4% - 5.4%
Bitterness: 28.2 IBU 22 - 32




2008-03-01 8:08am

Indeed, it is an award-winnig reciepe. I brewed Schwarzbier for the first time in my life, and it got first place in Schwarzbier category, on a local homebrewers contest. I used different yeast - Munich Lager, because I had them at hand, and a bit different, local hops.

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