Author Topic: Norwegian searching for Kölsch help/hints  (Read 3256 times)

Offline Aleksander_B

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Norwegian searching for Kölsch help/hints
« on: December 07, 2011, 01:07:17 PM »
Hi everyone.

Tomorrow i'm going to brew a all-grain Kölsch.

Recipe:
90% Pilsner malts
5% Vienna malts
5% Wheat malts
20 IBU H. Mittelfruh
Wyeast 2565 Kolsch. (Starter)

What i'm wondering about is:
Beersmith recommends a secondary fermentation when brewing Kölsch.
What do you do when you're brewing this beer?


Offline MaltLicker

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Re: Norwegian searching for Kölsch help/hints
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2011, 05:21:43 PM »
I'd mash low (149-150F) and for 60-90 minutes since cooler mash temps take longer. 

Rolling boil to burn off the DMS and sulfur from the pils malt. 

Primary 21-28 days, Secondary/lager for 21-28 days until brilliantly clear.  Package.