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Recipe: KC Bier Pils

“A German pils should be pale and refreshing,” says Steve Holle, founder of KC Bier. “The delicate but assertive bitterness should combine with the crisp maltiness to produce a clean and slightly dry finish.”

Steve Holle Oct 13, 2020 - 5 min read

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For Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine®, Holle has put a great deal of thought into how to preserve the details on a homebrew scale—including a clever method of decoction that could even be done on a stovetop.

Batch size: 5 gallons (19 liters)
Brewhouse efficiency: 75%
OG: 1.046
FG: 1.010
IBUs: 35
ABV: 4.75%

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