Imperial Pilsner Recipe

Below is the recipe for the Imperial Pilsner we made. If you have any questions please feel free to email anytime.

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: White Labs #WLP802 and Saflager W- 34/70
Yeast Starter: 2L
Batch Size (Gallons): 5.5
Original Gravity: 1.084
Final Gravity: TBD
IBU: TBD
Boiling Time (Minutes): 90
Color: TBD
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14 @ 54
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 90 @ 36

German Pilsner
Boil Size: 7.38 gal
Boil Time: 90 min

Ingredients
20.00 lb Pilsner (2 Row) Ger (2.0 SRM) Grain 95.24 %
1.00 lb Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM) Grain 4.76 %
1.75 oz Sterling [6.00 %] (75 min) Hops 28.2 IBU
1.75 oz Sterling [6.00 %] (30 min) Hops 20.8 IBU
1.75 oz Sterling [6.00 %] (20 min) Hops 13.4 IBU
1.75 oz Sterling [6.00 %] (5 min) Hops -
1.00 items Irish Moss (Boil 15.0 min)
2L White Labs #WLP802

Mash Profile
Single Infusion, Light Body, Batch Sparge
Mash In: Add 21.00 qt of water at 168 F
75 min - Hold mash at 150.0 F for 75 min
-- Batch Sparge: Sparge with 4.83 gal of 168.0 F water.
-- Add water to achieve boil volume of 7.30 gal
-- Estimated Pre-boil Gravity is: 1.084 SG with all grains/extracts added
(Pre-Boil was 1.096!)

Ferment at 54F for 14 days
Rest at 60F for 3 days
Lager at 36F for 90 days