Inspired by the tradition of Samichlaus, this is the biggest, baddest, boldest lager around. Brewed and aged for 1 year before service and really shines at about 3-5 years.
Recipe Author: Drew Beechum
Beer Style: Super Doppelbock / Triple Bock / Samichlaus
Batch Size: 5.5
Boil Time: 90 minutes
Original Gravity: 1.140
Est Final Gravity: 1.025
||Carafa III Dehusked
|Main Rest – 150°F for 60 minutes
|Mash Out – 167°F for 10 minutes
|WLP885 Zurich Lager
|10 min – Boil – Yeast Nutrient
|Dosed with Oxygen at pitch and then again at 12 hours post pitch
|Pitch at 48°F. Ferment for 4-8 weeks at temp and rack to aging vessel. Lager for 10 months at 35°F.