Schwarzbier – All Grain GONE


General Info

The Carafa III is cold-steeped in 3L water overnight, filtered, and added to the boil early on.

Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
10.00 pounds German Pilsen Malt (2-Row) 44.9%
7.00 pounds German Vienna Malt 31.5%
3.00 pounds German Dark Munich Malt 13.5%
1.00 pounds Crystal Malt 40L 4.5%
0.50 pounds German Carafa II 2.2%
0.75 pounds German Carafa III 3.4%
22.25 pounds Total Grain Weight 100%


Amount Non-Fermentable Time
0.25 tsp Super-Moss 11 minutes


Amount Hop Time AA
1.50 ounces Spalt Select 60 min 5.6%
2.00 ounces Spalt Select 30 min 5.6%
3.50 ounces Total Hop Weight


Name Lab/Manufacturer Product ID Amount
German Lager White Labs WLP830 500 ml

Mash Profile Single Decoction


Draw a part of the mash, let it rest for at least 10 minutes, and boil.

Mash Steps

# Name Time Temp. Description
1 Protein Rest 35 min. 122°F

Add water at 126 F

2 Saccharification 45 min. 155°F

Decoct 44% of mash, rest for at least 10 minutes, and boil

3 Mash Out 10 min. 168°F

Heat to 168° F / 75° C for at least 10 minutes

Water Profile Highlands Ranch, Colorado


1 lb Carafa III cold steeped, then added to boil

Fermentation and Aging

14 days @ 48° F
18 days @ 60° F

Doctor Cronic’s Black Cat

Date Brewed:  

Brew Day Data

  Target Actual Notes
Strike Water Amount: 7.4    
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Mash Temperature(s):      
Mash Time:      
Sparge Water Amount: 8.3    
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Pre-Boil Gravity:      
Pre-Boil Amount: 11    
Post-Boil Amount: 10    
Boil Time: 70    
OG: 1.050 / 12.4° P    
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