Maibock

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Makes 5 Gallons




10 pounds amber malt extract

1 pound crystal 20L

1/2 pound German pale 2-row malt

1/2 pound choclate malt

1 ounce perle hops

1 ounce hallertauer hops

1 package yeast (Bavarian lager yeast preferred)



Place crushed grains in water and steep at 155 degrees for 30 minutes

Remove grains and add malt extract

Boil 1 hour, adding Perle hops after 15 minutes.

Add Hallertauer hops 45 minutes into the boil.

Cool wort and pitch yeast.

Ferment at 50 to 55 degrees for 5 days.

Transfer to secondary fermenter and lager for 3 to 4 weeks.

Bottle and age 1 week.

OG 1.072


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