Jaromir Lagr

Source: Jeff Stearns
Recipe added: 05/16/99
Email: comdarf@yahoo.com
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Ohhh, damn. This beer is FIRE! This attempt at crossing an Anchor Steam with a Pilsner Urquell turned out entirely different that what I thought it would be. But that is very good in this case! This one has a a nice hop aroma (all Saaz!), and the feel of Anchor Steam at first, then upon swallow, quickly gave way to a nice roasty taste! It is the weirdest beer I've had, but tastes awesome. I used #2112 yeast, the Steam-style one, so I'm not sure if it should be called a lager. It has a nice aroma of hops, plus the roastiness of a porter. Carbonation was lively, more than expected, but it made for an interesting beer.


Recipe type: Partial Mash
Batch Size: 5 gallons
Starting Gravity: ???
Finishing Gravity: ???
Time in Boil: 60 minutes
Primary Fermentation: 12 days in glass
Secondary Fermentation: 3 weeks in glass



Heat mash water to 170F. Add grains, hold at 155-160F for 30 minutes. Add wort and extract to brew kettle, sparge at 170F to 3 gallons, boil. At 0:00, add 2 oz Saaz. At 0:30, add .75 oz Saaz. At 0:50, add .75 oz Saaz. At 0:60, add .5 oz Saaz, turn off heat, let steep; go fill your growling tummy. Primary in glass for 12 days. Secondary in glass for about 3 weeks. (Hey, I was in London!) Batch primed with 4 oz corn sugar, dissolved in about a pint of water, except I spilled some pouring the solution into the fermenter. Bottled into 21 22-oz bottles.
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