DISCONTINUED - Skywalker Schwarzbier - German Black Lager - All Grain Beer Kit - 5 Gal

DISCONTINUED - Skywalker Schwarzbier - German Black Lager - All Grain Beer Kit - 5 Gal

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PLEASE NOTE: This beer recipe has been RETIRED and we no longer package it as a kit.  IT IS PRESENTED HERE FOR REFERENCE PURPOSES ONLY.


Beer Style: This classic German Black Lager, sometimes called a "black Pils", is balanced and satisfying. It is known for low-astringency roast richness, slight sweetness and smooth drinkability.

Dominant Ingredients and Characteristics:  Chocolate & Carafa malts provide black color without a harsh astringency while the cold temperature aging produces a clean, smooth mouthfeel.

Brew Day: 3 - 4 hours
Total Days from Brew Day to Drinking
If Bottled: 6.5 - 11 weeks
If Kegged: 6 - 10 weeks


Consider The Ideal Environment For This Beer

Fermentation: 46 – 58° F
Bottle Conditioning: 60 – 70° F
Keg Conditioning: 32 – 45° F
Storage and Drinking: 32 – 55° F

Are you just starting your homebrewing adventure? Check out our Brewing Equipment Kits for everything you'll need to begin crafting great beer.

  • OG: 1.054
  • ABV: ~5.3%
  • IBU: 30
  • SRM: 30
  • Be sure you have all the equipment below before getting started. We carry everything you'll need to get brewing.

    How to Use

    Equipment Needed:

    • LCD Sticker Thermometer for Fermentor
    • 8 lbs. German Pilsner Malt
    • 12 oz. German Dark Munich Malt
    • 8 oz. Chocolate Malt
    • 6 oz. Carafa I Roasted Dehusked Malt
    • 6 oz. Dark Caramel 80L Malt
    • Brewing Salts
    • Whirlfloc Kettle Fining Tablet
    • PicoZinc™ Beer Yeast Nutrient for 5 Gallons
    • 3/4 oz. Northern Brewer Hops
    • 1 oz. Styrian Golding Hops
    • OPTIONAL FOR BOTTLING: 5 oz. Corn Sugar for priming
    • 1 Pack Wyeast 2206 Bavarian Yeast


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    Pickup Locations Available for This Item

    The Beverage People Warehouse, Santa Rosa.

    Fulfillment occurs Tues-Fri, 10AM-5:30PM, and Sat, 10AM-3PM. We aim to fulfill orders in 2 hours or less, whenever possible.

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    How to Return Goods for Refund

    All our supplies are guaranteed for one year. Request for refunds occurring more than 30 days after the date of purchase on non-defective goods may be granted as a store credit if the goods are returned in their original condition. Yeast is perishable and should be refrigerated on arrival. No refunds are allowed on sales of living organisms such as yeast and bacteria.