Brewing a Bavarian Helles

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Re: Brewing a Bavarian Helles

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Re: Brewing a Bavarian Helles

Postby Bryan R » Thu Oct 20, 2016 11:54 am

I went back to and love 2206.

It even leaves my FFt's brilliantly clear!







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Re: Brewing a Bavarian Helles

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Re: Brewing a Bavarian Helles

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Re: Brewing a Bavarian Helles

Postby Weizenberg » Thu Oct 20, 2016 2:57 pm

Shame WLP835 isn't available all year round
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Re: Brewing a Bavarian Helles

Postby Ancient Abbey » Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:13 pm

It is if you bank your own
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Re: Brewing a Bavarian Helles

Postby Bilsch » Sat Oct 29, 2016 1:18 pm

Just tapped my best helles to date. Loaded with fresh malt aroma and flavor. The only fault I think its a bit muddy with too many malts, and will redo this without the munich possibly with superpima instead.
Grain bill: 80.8 pils Barke, 9.6% vima, 5.1% muma1 Barke, 2% C25, 2.5% am
WY 2206 pitched and fermented @ 7.2c
Had no idea a few degrees could have such an effect but the cold ferment absolutely made for great foam retention and a huge lacy head. The nutrients had a lot to do with the quality as it allowed me ferment this cold where previously my beers always stalled if I didn't increase the temp near the end. Most never quite attenuated well enough even with bumping the thermostat and made spunding sluggish as best.
All this made possible I believe by a couple grams of nutrients in the boil !!
Thanks to everyone here for all your help and guidance.
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Re: Brewing a Bavarian Helles

Postby Weizenberg » Sat Oct 29, 2016 3:58 pm

I often ferment at 7C ;)
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Re: Brewing a Bavarian Helles

Postby Ancient Abbey » Sun Oct 30, 2016 8:27 am

Some updates based on the comments from this and other threads:

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Brewing a Bavarian Helles

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