Pilsner Big Bang Ale Beer Recipe D.I.Y.

Pilsner Big Bang Ale Beer Recipe D.I.Y.

Pilsner Big Bang Ale Beer Recipe D.I.Y.

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Are you looking for an awesome Pilsner Big Bang Ale Beer Recipe? You now have no reason to look any further; you have just found what you have been looking for!

Original Gravity: 1.042
Final Gravity: 1.015
Alcohol by Vol: 3.54%
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons


  • 2 lbs Liquid extract
  • 3 lbs DME
  • 1 lbs Rice extract
  • 1 1/2 oz Willamette for bittering
  • 1/2 oz Willamette for dry hopping aroma
  • American liquid Wyeast yeast


All the equipment or comes into contact with brew must be sanitized. Though the fermenting equipment can be done while the wort is cooling. Be sure to clean and sanitize the fermenters, airlock, lid, hose, hydrometer and test jar and rubber stopper.

Step 1
  • 2 lbs Liquid extract
  • 3 lbs DME
  • 1 lbs Rice extract

Bring 3.25-3.5 gallons of water to a boil.

but be careful to avoid a “Boil Over. This Boil will last for 60 min.

Step 2
  • 1 1/2 oz Willamette for bittering

Add at the beginning of boil.

Fermentation Through Bottling Pilsner Big Bang Ale Recipe

Once the boiling period is over, it is time to cool the wort. If you have a wort chiller use it now.

Transfer the wort into the primary fermenting vessel, then top off with cold water.

Aerate the wort at this point. This can be accomplished with an aeration stone or simply by rocking the fermenter back and forth once the lid is in place.

This is the time that you will want to take a specific gravity reading. Use a hydrometer and record the reading. Your targeted gravity levels though temperature will affect so you just need within range.
Step 3

Once the wort is cooled to around 72° F, it is safe to pitch the yeast. Pitch according the proper procedures of the type of yeast you have.

  • American liquid Wyeast yeast

Prepare a 2L yeast starter by stirring the yeast into the water then let mixture stand in cup for 15 minutes, make sure it is bubbling and then you will add it to your beer after the beer has cooled.


Ferment for 1 week at yeasts suggested temp on package.

Make sure your carboy is around a third empty leaving space for frothing and foaming.

After primary fermentation rack into your secondary carboy and let sit for another week.

Step 4
  • 1/2 oz Willamette for dry hopping aroma

Add dry hops to secondary carboy.

The less exposure to oxygen the better it will taste so be careful when you rack.

After secondary fermentation of about a week sterilize and then bottle cap. Siphon slowly so that that sediments don’t get mixed in.

Step 5
  • 3 oz of priming sugar

Add priming sugar before bottling.

Congratulations, You Have Completed Making this Awesome Pilsner Big Bang Ale Beer!

You now need a bottle and a label which are cool enough to compliment your hard work. Honestly, if you put it into a cheap bottle, people will make fun of you. BUT, if it looks good, people will rave about it!

Additional Info

Notes on Utensils and Ingredients

  • Glass is always preferable when working with strong alcohol. Avoid plastic as much as possible.
  • Use organic ingredients to avoid pesticide residues.

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