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Ginger Kolsch

Ginger Kolsch

Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer • All Grain • 10 gal


a light refreshing easy drinking ale

June 23, 2020  01:01pm

5.0/5.0 1 rating

Ingredients (All Grain10 gal)

  • 10 lbs 2-Row Brewers Malt;Briess

    2-Row Brewers Malt;Briess

    Mild malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Base malt for all beer styles • Smoother, less grainy flavor than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slightly higher yield than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slight lower protein than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 2 lbs Aromatic Malt;Briess

    Aromatic Malt;Briess

    Golden rich color and a smooth malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Munich-style malt that will contribute an intensely malty flavor and aroma. • Use in any beer style for additional maltiness. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 2 lbs Honey


    Imparts sweet and dry taste. For honey and brown ales. Also: specialty ales.

  • 1 lbs Lactose


    Adds sweetness and body. Use in sweet or milk stouts.

  • 2 oz Hallertau -4.5 AA% whole; boiled 45 min


    Good for all around bittering and finishing stock ales, Belgian ales, and continental style lagers. Aroma is mild, pleasant and flowery.

  • 1ea Whirlfloc Tablets (Irish moss) -10 minutes before end of boil (omitted from calculations)

    Whirlfloc Tablets (Irish moss)

    Enhanced Irish Moss in convenient tablet form

  • 8oz Ginger (fresh) -add 4 ounces at 45 minutes then the rest in secondary fermenting (omitted from calculations)

    Ginger (fresh)

    Ginger possesses an intriguing; sweet, spicy and pungent flavour. Ginger is the common name given to the underground stem (rhizome) of the perennial plant Zingiber officinale Roscoe. It is chemically classified as an essential oil with pungent principles, and has been in use as a flavoring agent worldwide for over 20 centuries.

  • White LabsWLP029German Ale/Kölsch

    White LabsWLP029German Ale/Kölsch

    From a small brewpub in Cologne, Germany, this yeast works great in Kölsch and Alt style beers. Good for light beers like blond and honey. Accentuates hop flavors, similar to WLP001. The slight sulfur produced during fermentation will disappear with age a

Style (BJCP)

Category: 30 -Spiced Beer

Subcategory: A -Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.041 1.025 -1.120
Terminal Gravity: 1.008 0.995 -1.035
Color: 5.8 SRM 0 -50
Alcohol: 4.3% ABV 2.5% -14.5%
Bitterness: 17.0 IBU 0 -120



Favorite early summer beer

2022-06-23 10:01am

This recipe always turns out great the Ginger give the beer a refreshing bite.

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