BrewBlog: Tsitsi’s Kolsch
General Information
Method: Extract
Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
6.00 pounds LME - Golden 100% of grist
6.00 pounds Total Extract Weight 100% of grist
1.00 pounds Honey  
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Name: American Wheat Ale
Manufacturer: Wyeast
Product ID: 1010
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Low
Attenuation: 76%
Temperature Range: 58–74°F
Amount: 125 ml
Equipment Profile

5 Gallon/19 Liter Kettle

Batch Size: 5.00 gallons Boil Volume: 4.00 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 9.00% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: 0.25 gallons
Efficiency: 72% Mash Tun Weight: 5.00 pounds
Hop Utilization: 100% Mash Tun Volume: 5.00 gallons
Loss: 0.25 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat: 0.12 Cal/gram per °C
Mash Profile

Single Decoction

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4

Draw a part of the mash, let it rest for at least 10 minutes, and boil.


# Name Type Time Temp. Description
1 Protein Rest Infusion 35 min. 122°F

Add water at 126 F

2 Saccharification Decoction 45 min. 155°F

Decoct 44% of mash, rest for at least 10 minutes, and boil

3 Mash Out Infusion 10 min. 168°F

Heat to 168° F / 75° C for at least 10 minutes

Water Profile

Milwaukee, WI

Calicum: 96 ppm
Bicarbonate: 107 ppm
Sulfate: 26 ppm
Chloride: 16 ppm
Sodium: 7 ppm
Magnesium: 47 ppm
PH: 7.5%

Famous for Pilsners and Lagers.

Special Procedures
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Awards & Competitions
Entry Name: Tsitsi’s Kolsch
Competition: Germanfest
Date: Jul 12, 2011
Style: Kölsch
Place: Entry Only
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