Category Archives: German pils

Schell’s Pils Clone 1.1

Last year, one of my favorite recipes was a clone of Schell’s Pils, a German-style pilsner from Minnesota using 2-row malt rather than pilsner malt. I decided to have another go at this recipe, but with a few minor modifications … Continue reading

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Crystal Pils

One of my current brewing goals is to try out American noble-type hops, to see how they stack up against German varieties. I theoretically should be able to get American varieties that are fresher and slightly cheaper than their German … Continue reading

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Bierstadt Pils Clone 1.1

I brewed this recipe nearly a year ago, and found the result to be super enjoyable. Why not give it another try? I made a few modifications for hopping rate, and ditched the whirlpool hops, which were apparently a mistake … Continue reading

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Bierstadt Pils Clone

It’s pils time again, as I continue my exploration of European lagers. The July/August 2018 issue of BYO magazine had a tasty looking clone recipe, for Bierstadt Lagerhaus’ Slow Pour Pils. Its simplicity was beautiful–pilsner malt, acidulated malt, Hallertau Mittelfrueh … Continue reading

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Brew Updates: Palaeotis Pils 1.2 & Old Pine Pale Ale

I’ve kegged two of my brews in the past week, incluing my German pils and my American pale ale. Here are the details! After 10 days in primary, I kegged Old Pine Pale Ale on 12 December 2017. I added … Continue reading

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