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Home » Recipes » 2003 Mayfaire Best of Show - Second Runner Up - Munich Helles
2003 Mayfaire Best of Show - Second Runner Up - Munich Helles
Style:    2.1 Munich Helles
Brewed by:    Bill Krouss
Batch Size:    5.5 Gallons
Boil Time:    90 minutes
Actual OG:    1.051
Final Gravity:    1.011
Recipe Index
Grains, Extracts, Sugars
Malt Name Maltser Amount Percentage
Pilsener German 8.5 lbs 75.6%
Munich Malt Germany 1.25 lbs 11.1%
Vienna Germany 1.00 lbs 8.9%
Cara-Pils America 0.50 lbs 4.4%
Name Form Alpha Oz Time
Hallertauer Pellet 4.5% 0.5 90 min
Hallertauer Pellet 4.5% 0.5 20 min
Hallertauer Pellet 4.5% 0.5 5 min
Saaz Pellet 4.0% 1.0 0 min
Man. Code Name Type Amount (Starter)
White Labs WLP920 Old Bavarian Lager Lager 0.5 Gallon Starter
Mash Schedule
Step Rest Temp Rest Time Heat Water
Sac Rest 156 F 90 minutes Infusion --
Mash out 167 F 10 minutes Direct
Bill Krouss of the Strand Brewers is the last of our top prize winners for the 2003 Mayfaire. His Munich Helles received a main round score of 37 and was well received by the judges in the Best of Show round.
This beer was fermented in primary for 12 days between 50-55 degrees and aged in secondary for another 40 days at 39F.

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