Czech Pale Lager
Our pale take on the seasonally rotating Czech Lager continues with Czech Pale, and this time, it’s been re-imagined as a 10P. In all the mystique of the astoundingly cool Czech beer culture, nearly every beer on a menu has its starting gravity listed beside it, let alone the fact that some breweries will just name the beer “10P”.
Regardless, we brewed this one with floor malted Raven Czech Pilsner via double decoction, hopped with Czech Saaz, and finally fermented with the most heralded of Czech Lager strains. After a lengthy conditioning period, the smaller starting gravity beer showcases a drier, leaner, bready malt, fermentation derived raspberry, with a big floral hop character and cleansing bitterness.
While the differences between our just released Bohem, a triple decocted 12P lager, and this beer might be subtle, it’s that level of appreciation for what these beers are and what they’re supposed to be that makes them so damn special.