Brewers Best - Kolsch Kit

Article number: 10151
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Crisp, clean, and easy to drink describes Kölsch ale. Less hoppy and a touch sweeter, the straw-yellow hue reflects the utilization of pale malts and a minimal amount of wheat. With characteristics similar to pilsners, the unique flavor and aroma is best achieved from fermenting the style with liquid Kölsch yeast.

Contents of the kit include: ingredients, bottle caps, priming sugar, and brewing procedures.

Fermentables: 3.3 pounds of Pilsen Liquid Malt Extract (LME) and 2 pounds of Wheat Dried Malt Extract (DME).

Specialty grain: 12 ounces Carapils®.

Hops: 1 ounce of UK Fuggle and 1 ounce GR Tettnang (hops may vary due to availability).

Yeast: 1 sachet.

  • IBUs: 25 - 28
  • OG: 1.042 - 1.046
  • FG: 1.010 - 1.013
  • ABV: 4.25 - 4.75%
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Color: Pale Gold
  • Category: Classic

 Application Tip:

To upgrade the yeast to a liquid culture, purchase the Wyeast 2563 Kölsch Ale yeast separately. Providing mild fruitiness similar to ale and clean characteristics of a lager, the strain ferments dry and crisp, without a hint of diacetyl. (Additional yeast sold separately.)

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