Simple Helles

A simple helles for those days when you wanted something easy to drink and test people's palates with. (and not have it be dull as dishwater)

Recipe Author: 

Drew Beechum

Beer Style: 

Helles

Batch Size: 

5.50 gallons

Boil Time: 

60 minutes

Original Gravity: 

1.049

IBUs: 

21.00

SRM: 

3.60

ABV: 

5.00% ABV

Malt/Grain/Sugar/Extract: 

9.5 lbs Pilsner malt

0.5 lbs Carahell (sub Crystal ~8-10L like Dingeman's Caramel Pils or Briess 10L)

Mashing Instructions: 

153°F for 60 minutes

Hops: 

0.25oz Magnum | 12%AA | 60 minutes

1.00oz Hallertauer Mittelfruh | 4%AA | 30 minutes

Yeast: 

Wyeast 2124 Bohemian Lager / WLP830 German Lager / Saf-Lager 34/70 (aka the Weinheistephen 34/70 cousins)