Jonathan Plise has been making beer since the year 2000. He then spent the next few years researching and developing his recipes, fermentation regimen, and sanitation - Jonathan's most dramatic improvements came when he learned about oxygen and yeast starters. Jonathan became a famous homebrewer starting in 2005 when he recieved 33 awards for his beers, including several at the National Homebrewers Competition. He has also won California Homebrewer of the Year.
Jonathan's Munich Helles is rich and complex. The malt is upfront and smooth, while being anchored by the low hop additions. He has won 9 awards with this recipe, including one Best of Show and a Gold at the NHC in 2005. Jonathan recommends White Labs WLP833 German Bock Yeast.
Jonathan was also one of the original MoreBeer! employees and ran the Concord showroom for years.
Estimated Original Gravity:1.048-52
SRM (Color Range: 5
IBU's: 13-17 Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 4.7%
Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags, yeast or priming sugar. The recommended yeast(s) can be found below. All grains will come milled.
WLP833 - White Labs German Bock
WY2633 - Wyeast Octoberfest Lager Blend