Kris Domagala - Doppelbock 1st place in Strong Lager at Vicbrew 2015

  • Lager, Doppelbock
  • IBU: 21  |
  • OG: 1.084  |
  • FG: 1.021  |
  • ABV: 8.5%
  • Batch Size: 25L

Grain Bill

Grain EBC %
Weyermann Munich I 55.6%
Weyermann Munich II 39.7%
Weyermann Melanoidin 4%
Weyermann Carafa Special II 0.8%

Hop Schedule

Name Weight AA Type Time
German Northern Brewer 17.5g 10.6 % Boil 60 Mins
German Hallertauer Mittlefruh 8.5g 8 % Boil 60 Mins

Mash Steps

Step Temp Time
Mash in 55° C 5 Mins
Raise to 63C 66° C 20 Mins
Raise to 72C 72° C 20 Mins
Raise to 78C 78° C 10 Mins


Name Amount Type
WY2487 Hella Bock (fresh slurry) 450 ml Liquid


1st place in Strong Lager at Vicbrew 2015

4th place in AABC 2015 2nd place in QABC 2014

Braumeister, no-chill targeting 29.5L post boil (25L final volume)


CaCl2 6.25g -60 mins

Yeast nutrient 4g -10 mins
Koppafloc 1g -10 mins
Whirlfloc 0.5g -10 mins

WY2487 Hella Bock (450ml fresh slurry). Oxygenated for 90s.

Fermented at 10C for 12 days, then raised to 19C over 6 days. Transferred to keg after 4 weeks and counter-pressure bottle filled at a later date.

This batch was brewed in February 2014, making it 18 months old at the time of Vicbrew 2015. Bottles were kept in the dark at stable temperatures ranging between 10-20C over the year.

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