May 2018 Club Challenge: 5B. Kölsch

First Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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May Style
Kolsch.  Some members will be bringing their version of the recipe below, but if you have you own, please bring it to share and discuss.

Northern Brewer on Grand Avenue ( is kindly keeping the door open for this meetings in their Grand Avenue store (thankyouverymuch!) and is happy to honor your SPHBC discount on supplies while there (and, again, the next day, when you are back to pick up the Starsan or bottle caps or whatever you forgot to buy during the meeting).  Again, thank you Northern Brewer!

Other Stuff
As always, if you bring a homebrew or mead or cider (or whatever), bring along your recipe and brewing notes.

May Style Challenge Recipe
If you don’t already have a recipe or are just looking for another to try, this sample comes from Jeremy Olsen:

     5B. Kölsch
5 gallons
IBU 25

     95% German Pils Malt
5% Vienna BU

     1 oz Hallertauer (5%AA) 60 minutes

     Mash at 149F
90 minute boil
Ferment at 60 degrees with WLP029 or Wyeast 2565
Lager for 4 weeks

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