"Am I Even Kölsch" Radiant Brewing / Topa Topa

A beer that's too weird to live, too rare to die - a never before seen Dark Kölsch with a flurry of furious double dry hops

Recipe Author: 

Andrew Bell, Casey Harris

Beer Style: 

Dark Kolsch

Batch Size: 

5.00 gallons

Boil Time: 

60 minutes

Original Gravity: 

1.050

FInal Gravity: 

1.010

IBUs: 

24.00

SRM: 

42.00

ABV: 

5.25% ABV

Malt/Grain/Sugar/Extract: 

Weyerman Kolsch Malt 7.75 lbs
Rahr White Wheat 0.75 lbs
Midnight Wheat 0.33 lbs
Sinamar 6 oz (added late)

Mashing Instructions: 

Mash at 148°F

Hops: 

Magnum 17%AA 0.25 oz 20 minutes
Saphir 3.20% 1.75 whirlpool
CTZ Cryo   1.75 Dry Hop 1
Strate   5 Dry Hop 2

Yeast: 

Imperial G03 Dieter

Special Instructions / Notes: 

Pitch at 62°F and ferment for the first 3 days.

Raise to 68*F after 72hrs at which point DH with CTZ Cryo.

When fermentaion slows, DH with Strata and rouse after 24hrs with CO2. Wait for hop creep and crash

Chill to 29°F and add biofine. Lager for 2 weeks

Water Treatment: 

Target Köln water: Ca 37ppm, Mg 10ppm, Na 25ppm, SO4 70ppm, Cl 35ppm, HCO3 80ppm