The rich German malt aroma has a noticable toast character. Traditional Noble hops play a subtle role in balancing the smooth, rich malt character. This is one of the classic malty styles, with a maltiness that is often described as soft and complex. Traditionally this beer is brewed in March and lagered for the entire summer. We have two variations of this recipe:
An Ale version which can be fermented anywhere from 60°F-70°F. This is not traditional but it IS an excellent alternative if you are in a hurry for a great beer or do not have equipment to lager.
- Ingredients for 5 gallons of beer
- Hops: Hallertau
- Grains: Munich, Caramunich, Vienna, Melanoiden
- ABV: 5.4%
- IBU: 27