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Vienna Lager Recipe by John Palmer (All Grain Kit)

Vienna Lager Recipe by John Palmer (All Grain Kit)

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We have been a fan of John Palmer ever since his book, "How to Brew" hit our shelves way back when. After meeting him at a few gatherings here and there, and after recommending his book hands down over any other, we decided to try and add John to our Signature Series line-up. When he agreed, we knew we would get something special from him, and he did not disappoint. John describes his kit as: "a smooth, copper lager that strikes the perfect balance between a toasty sweet malt body and the noble overtures of the hops. This interpretation of the Vienna style has more hop flavor dancing around the edges than the current BJCP guidelines specify, but the hop profile really complements the rich malt palate for a lively complexity that you don't get from the hoppier Bohemian Pilsener or maltier Oktoberfest styles, and is richer and smoother than Dortmunder Export." This beer will not dissapoint! Thanks, John, for the kit, the book, and the advice! John recommends White Labs WLP833 for a dried beer, and WLP820 for a maltier version.

Estimated Original Gravity:1.049-52
SRM (Color Range: 10.4
IBU's: 33-36 Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 5%

Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags or yeast. The recommended yeast(s) can be found below. All grains will come milled unless otherwise requested at the time of purchase.

WLP820 - White Labs Octoberfest/Marzen Lager
WLP833 - White Labs German Bock
WLP838 - White Labs Southern German Lager
WY2206 - Wyeast Bavarian Lager
WY2308 - Wyeast Munich Lager

ABV %5
Beer StyleLager
Ready to Drink Within4-8 Weeks
Alcohol ContentMedium (5-7%)
BitternessMedium (26-45ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range46-54
Brewing MethodAll Grain
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sounded tasty and I'm IPA'd out.
Jeff Foster on May 15, 2018
sounded tasty and I'm IPA'd out.
Jeff Foster on May 15, 2018

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Very tasty
Its a little happier version of a Vienna lager and it came out very tasty. Highly recommend this kit if you want to lager
December 22, 2019
1 year ago
Malty Lager
Just kegged this one. It has nice biscuit malt flavor and hop finish. Can't wait until it is carbed up
December 30, 2018
1 year ago