This Bohemian Pilsner is deep gold in appearance with a high bitterness and long lasting creamy head. The yeast employed is a classic German Pilsner yeast that leaves a very clean taste.
Makes about 2.5 gal (10 l) of beer
The yeast under the lid is an 11g pack of Fermentis W34/70 lager yeast.
Original Gravity of 1.045 (11.25°P), fermented to a Final Gravity of about 1.009 (2.3°P), resulting in 4.8% alcohol by volume, 37 Bitterness Units and 6 SRM/12 EBC colour.
Ferment at 15°C/59°F for 3 days and then increase to 18°C/64°F for a diacetyl rest to complete fermentation after another 3 days. Cooling can be put on at Day 6 when the SG should be about 1.009.