Acid malt 1%
Melanoidin malt 2%
Weyermann Floor Malted Bohemian Pilsner malt 97%
Original gravity 1046 - 48, finishing gravity 1012. ABV 4.5%
At 240 LDK (77% mash efficiency) 200 grams per litre
At 200 LDK (65% mash efficiency) 240 grams per litre
Mash temperature 67 degrees C.
Bitterness 40 IBU, Saaz is the signature hop for the style, use plenty in late additions. Magnum or Perle can be used as a bittering hop.
cold with either Saflager W-34/70, Wyeast 2278, or a suitable Whitelabs
strain. There is a discussion about the temperature range for W-34/70.
Commercially it is sometimes fermented warm to brew ale styles. There is
a view you can also ferment lager styles at warmer temperatures with
W-34/70. I can't say anything either way, However I suspect temperature
stability would be more important at warmer temperatures.