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Ed's Head Blonde Lager

Ed's Head Blonde Lager

Lite American Lager • All Grain • 5 gal


This was a very fine, tasty adult beverage!!!! Ended up being one of my favorite beers that I have made. Even my non-homebrew friends thought it was great...

April 3, 2013 at 09:53pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 3 lbs White Wheat Malt; Briess

    White Wheat Malt; Briess

    Sweet, malty, wheat, floury flavors. Characteristics & Applications: • Imparts malty flavor not obtainable from raw wheat. • Use with rice hulls to improve lautering and help prevent stuck mash. • White Wheat Malt contributes to foam production and foam stability.

  • 2 lbs Golden Promise Pale

    Golden Promise Pale

    An especially sweet and clean variety of barley which results in full and malty sweet beer. It has superb hush integrity and delivers fast and consistent mash tun drainage. This malt variety is perfect for brewing up a clear, bright pint.

  • 3 lbs 2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    Mild malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Base malt for all beer styles • Smoother, less grainy flavor than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slightly higher yield than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slight lower protein than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • .5 oz Cascade - 6.2 AA% pellets; boiled 40 min


    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • .5 oz Cascade - 6.2 AA% pellets; boiled 15 min


    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • 1 oz Amarillo® - 8.5 AA% whole; added dry to secondary fermenter


    Grown in Washington. A newer multi-use hop with a nice citrus-flower bouquet and medium-high acid content suited for bittering. Used in American Ales and IPAs.

  • White Labs WLP840 American Lager

    White Labs WLP840 American Lager

    This yeast is used to produce American style lagers. Dry and clean with a very slight apple fruitiness. Sulfur and diacetyl production is minimal.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 1 - Light Lager

Subcategory: A - Lite American Lager

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.042 1.028 - 1.040
Terminal Gravity: 1.004 0.998 - 1.008
Color: 3.3 SRM 2 - 3
Alcohol: 5.0% ABV 2.8% - 4.2%
Bitterness: 16.9 IBU 8 - 12



Was fantastic

2017-04-04 1:26am

We went through this batch mighty fast...was very tasty

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