Vienna - Vienna Lager

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I understand that this kit is for all-grain brewers and requires specialized equipment to brew. Instructions and BeerSmith files are available to help determine strike and sparge volumes and temperatures. It is up to the brewer to determine if this kit is appropriate for their equipment and techniques.

Author: Jamil Zainasheff

Source: BYO March/April 2014

Style: Vienna Lager

Tasting Notes: This beer has a copper color and a crisp clean malt character with notes of bread and toast.


19L @ 65% efficiency

OG 1.050
FG 1.012
ABV  5.0
SRM  10
IBU  26
Mash Temp 67°C (152°F)
Mash Time 60 minutes


Ingredients Quantity Addition and Time
Vienna Malt 
 5.5 lb  Mash 60 min
German Pilsner  3.3 lb  Mash 60 min
Craafa II
 50g  Mash 60 min
Hallertau Mittelfruh  35g  Boil 60 min
Hallertau Mittelfruh  11g  Boil 10 min

Yeast included with this kit: W-34/70

Notes: Jamil recommends a 90 minute boil

Liquid yeast recommendations:

White Labs: WLP838, WLP830

Escarpment Labs: Isar Lager, Autobahn Lager, Munich Lager