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Gateway Blonde Ale

Gateway Blonde Ale

Blonde Ale : All Grain : 5 gal

dsmalley

A light ale intended to be a gateway to better beer. Some malty flavor and aroma, with wheat for head retention.

June 18, 2013 at 12:03pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 7 lbs Canadian 2-Row Malt; Canada Malting

    Canadian 2-Row Malt; Canada Malting

    Traditional, premium grade 2-Row malt made from the finest Canadian barley malt varieties. This malt is a suitable base for all beer styles.

  • 6/16 lbs American Munich

    American Munich

    Munich Dunkels. Adds color/nutty flavor. Sometimes called Aromatic.

  • 4/16 lbs White Wheat Malt

    White Wheat Malt

    Weizens. Improves head retention in all beers. Contributes spicy flavor. Protein rest required.

  • 1 lbs White Table Sugar (Sucrose)

    White Table Sugar (Sucrose)

    Common household table/baking sugar. Lightens flavor and body of beer. Can contribute a cider-like flavor to the beer if not cold-fermented or used in large quantities.

  • 0.8 oz Goldings - 5.0 AA% whole; boiled 60 min

    Goldings

    Mild. Slightly flowery.

  • 0.2 oz Goldings - 5.0 AA% whole; boiled 15 min

    Goldings

    Mild. Slightly flowery.

  • .1 oz Goldings - 5.0 AA% whole; boiled 1 min

    Goldings

    Mild. Slightly flowery.

  • 1 tbsp Whirlfloc Tablets (Irish moss) - (omitted from calculations)

    Whirlfloc Tablets (Irish moss)

    Enhanced Irish Moss in convenient tablet form

  • Wyeast 1056 American Ale™

    Wyeast 1056 American Ale™

    Used commercially for several classic American ales. This strain ferments dry, finishes soft, smooth and dean, and is very well balanced.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 6 - Light Hybrid Beer

Subcategory: B - Blonde Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.050 1.038 - 1.054
Terminal Gravity: 1.011 1.008 - 1.013
Color: 3.5 SRM 3 - 6
Alcohol: 5.1% ABV 3.80% - 5.50%
Bitterness: 19.3 IBU 15.00 - 28.00

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