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New Zealand Pilsner - All Grain Beer kit

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In the style of the Classic New Zealand Lager, this easy drinking lager is very similar to a pilsner with less bitter and an easy drinking, American lager type character.  This beer showcases a very light New Zealand or Australian hop character with a mild bitter and a subtle whirlpool addition.  We use Motueka in ours because we love the balanced flavor and character of light lime and pine needles, but this base recipe can be adapted to Galaxy or Nelson Sauvin with slightly different but delicious results.  Simplicity is key, and this embodies the brilliance of easy drinking, New Zealand style beers.

If you can't ferment at lager temperatures, consider using WLP 1983, Wyeast 2112, Imperial Cablecar, or Omega Lutra to give you all of the lager quality without the wait of a more traditional German Lager strain.        


X5 New Zealand Pilsner

Recipe Kit Details:

ABV: 5.2%
Estimated OG: 1.050
Estimated FG: 1.010
IBU: 52
SRM: 3

Included In Kit:

  • All Grains Listed in Recipe, Ground and Bagged Together
  • All Hops Listed in Recipe
  • 5" x 28" Grain Bag
  • 4 oz Bottling Sugar
  • Beer Recipe Kit Instructions

Yeast Suggestions:

L13  Imperial Organic Yeast L13 Global
WLP830  White Labs WLP830 German Lager
Wyeast 2007 Wyeast 2007 Pilsen Lager
Omega Lutra Omega Yeast Labs Lutra Dry Yeast


NOTE: YEAST is NOT included.

Instructions and Home Brew Recipe Download:

PDF icon  Download the Recipe HERE!
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NOTE: Recipe and All Grain Brewing Instructions are in PDF format.