Bock, Bock, Bock

Source: Russ Schreiber
Recipe added: 10/11/98

With an alcohol content approaching 7%, this is one of those beers to have when you only want one. Definately not a diet beer!


Recipe type: All Grain
Batch Size: 5 gallons
Starting Gravity: 1.068
Finishing Gravity: 1.017
Time in Boil: 70 minutes
Primary Fermentation: 7 day @ 48F in plastic
Secondary Fermentation: 21 days @ 34F in SS Soda Keg



Add 3.75 +/- gallons of 172F water to heat mash to 152F and stabilise, hold for 60 minutes. Add 2.25 gallons of boiling water to raise mash temp. to 170F and hold for 15 minutes. Sparge with 2 gallons of water at 170F. Boil for 10 minutes and add first hops. Boil an additional 50 minutes and add second hops. Cool quickly and top up fermenter to 5.25 gallons with boiled and cooled water. Pitch yeast starter, ferment for 7 days @ 48-50F, rack into secondary and continue ferment at 32-36F for 3 more weeks.
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