2014 NHC Category 22 Smoke-Flavored and Wood-Aged beer

hand copied from Zymurgy magazine

Rauch Me Baby!
Classic Rauchbier
Larry and Donna Reuter, Akron, OH

For 5 US Gallons
7.0 lb beechwood smoked malt
2.0 lb Munich malt
2.0 lb Vienna malt
12.0 oz CaraMunich
4.0 oz Carapils
4.0 oz melanoidin
2.0 oz Carafa II
1.0 oz Tradition pellets @ 60 min
0.5 oz Tradition pellets @ 15 min

Akron OH city water
1 tablet Whirfloc
Wyeast 2124 Bohemian Lager yeast
3.75 oz dextrose to prime

Original Specific Gravity: 1.056-1.060
Boiling Time 60 minutes
Primary Fermentation: 7-10 days at 50 F
Diacetyl rest: 2 days at 62-65 F

Directions:
Treat water with 2 tsp CaCl.  mash grains at 154 F for 90 min.  Bottle after fremntation is complete and lager in bottles up to 3 months.