Schwarz Out

A schwarzbier with strong notes of chocolate and cocoa.

This beer won True Brewer 2017.

The grist, truly.
First look at the colour during mash recirculation.
Monitoring mash recirculation and mash temp.
Hydrometer sample at kegging time.
Some bottles for True Brewer.

Recipe Details

Batch Size Boil Time IBU SRM Est. OG Est. FG ABV
14 gal 60 min 25.8 IBUs 28.2 SRM 1.049 1.011 5.0 %

Style Details

Name Cat. OG Range FG Range IBU SRM Carb ABV
Schwarzbier 8 B 1.046 - 1.052 1.01 - 1.016 20 - 30 17 - 30 2.5 - 3 4.4 - 5.4 %

Fermentables

Name Amount %
Munich I (Weyermann) 11.89 lbs 45
Pilsner (Weyermann) 11.89 lbs 45
Chocolate Malt (Muntons) 1.06 lbs 4.01
Caramunich III (Weyermann) 12.64 oz 2.99
Roasted Barley (Muntons) 12.64 oz 2.99

Hops

Name Amount Time Use Form Alpha %
Magnum 1 oz 60 min First Wort Pellet 13.3
Hallertau 4 oz 10 min Boil Pellet 2.5

Miscs

Name Amount Time Use Type
Fermcap-S 2.80 ml 60 min Boil Water Agent

Yeast

Name Lab Attenuation Temperature
Saflager Lager (W-34/70) DCL/Fermentis 75% 48°F - 59°F

Mash

Step Temperature Time
Mash Step 152°F 60 min