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Brew United - Vienna Lager

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Batch Size (gallons)5.25
Recipe typeAll Grain
Style3A. Vienna Lager
Original Gravity1.051
Final Gravity1.014
ABV4.86% (basic)   /   4.85% (advanced)       [what's this?]
Color10.2 SRM
Boil Time60 min

YeastWhite Labs WLP833 (German Bock Lager)

Vienna Malt (Briess)6 lbs 8 oz63.4%3.5
Pilsner (Weyermann)2 lbs 4 oz22%1.7
Caramunich III (Weyermann) 12 oz7.3%71
RedX (BestMälz) 12 oz7.3%15.2284264

Hallertauer (Boil)1 oz604.8%0
Hallertauer (Boil)1 oz104.8%0

DirectionsBIAB Full volume mash using BeerSmith volume calculators.   10 minute protein rest, 30 minute rest at 148 and 30 minute rest at 157.  Decoction process to raise to 157, use burner to complete the temperature rise.

After the grains have been properly mixed (all clumps are gone and the temperature has stabilized), remove 30 to 40 percent of the mash by volume. This may be difficult to ascertain on the spot. It is important to remove the thickest portion of the mash. Most of the enzymes are in the liquid portion and should remain with the main mash. A slotted spoon may help accomplish this. The decoction should then be placed in a pot and heated slowly to 158° F, where it is held for a 15-minute starch conversion rest. After the rest, slowly bring the decoction to a boil while stirring continuously to avoid scorching. Boil for 15 minutes. If the decoction becomes too dry, it will easily burn. Adding water and stirring will prevent this.

Brulosopher's Quick Lager Method.

This all grain Vienna Lager homebrew recipe was submitted by Mattwichman.