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Blonde Ale • All Grain • 20 L

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Micro IPA w/Mosaic + El Dorado

August 31, 2018 at 02:48pm

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Ingredients (All Grain20 L)

  • 3.0 kg Pale Ale; Crisp

    Pale Ale; Crisp

    A principal ingredient of cask ales using heritage barleys.

  • 0.250 kg Cara-Pils® Malt; Briess

    Cara-Pils® Malt; Briess

    Characteristics & Applications: • The endosperm is completely glassy and will appear to be darker than standard Brewers Malt. • Carapils® is a very unique dextrine-style malt that adds body, foam retention, and beer stability without influencing color or flavor. • Use to upgrade all types of beer, including light colored beers. • The non-fermentables in Carapils® are very advantageous in balancing body and flavor of dark colored beers. • May be used with or without other specialty malts. • Low usage of 1-5% will help achieve desired results. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 0.100 kg Lactose

    Lactose

    Adds sweetness and body. Use in sweet or milk stouts.

  • 0.2 kg Oats Raw

    Oats Raw

    Adds body, mouth feel and head retention to the beer Creates chill haze in lighter beers, so is primarily used in dark ones.

  • 3 g Nugget - 14.6 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Nugget

    This is very bitter and often used in medium to dark ales and lagers. Aroma is quite heavy and herbal.

  • 50 g Mosaic™ - 12.4 AA% pellets; boiled 1 min

    Mosaic™

    Mosaic™ (HBC 369) is an aroma hop variety developed by Hop Breeding Company, LLC that was released in 2012. It offers a unique and complex blend of floral, tropical, fruity, and earthy characteristics that translate very favorably into several styles of beer. Mosaic™ is the daughter of Simcoe® (YCR 14) and a Nugget derived male.—usahops.org

  • 50 g El Dorado® - 13.7 AA% pellets; boiled 0 min

    El Dorado®

    El Dorado® is a special dual purpose variety with exceptional aroma qualities and high alpha acids. It was developed by CLS Farms, LLC in 2008 and released in 2010. El Dorado® consistently elicits responses of fruity notes, specifically tropical fruit flavors. Other fruit notes offered have been pear, watermelon and stone fruit.—usahops.org

  • 50 g Mosaic™ - 12.4 AA% pellets; boiled 0 min

    Mosaic™

    Mosaic™ (HBC 369) is an aroma hop variety developed by Hop Breeding Company, LLC that was released in 2012. It offers a unique and complex blend of floral, tropical, fruity, and earthy characteristics that translate very favorably into several styles of beer. Mosaic™ is the daughter of Simcoe® (YCR 14) and a Nugget derived male.—usahops.org

  • 50 g El Dorado® - 13.7 AA% pellets; boiled 0 min

    El Dorado®

    El Dorado® is a special dual purpose variety with exceptional aroma qualities and high alpha acids. It was developed by CLS Farms, LLC in 2008 and released in 2010. El Dorado® consistently elicits responses of fruity notes, specifically tropical fruit flavors. Other fruit notes offered have been pear, watermelon and stone fruit.—usahops.org

  • Wyeast 1028 London Ale™

    Wyeast 1028 London Ale™

    Rich with a dry finish, minerally profile, bold and crisp, with some fruitiness.

Notes

4g Gypsum + 10g Calcium Chloride added to Ashbeck Target profile: Ca+2 156 Mg+2 3 SO4-2 98 Na+ 10 Cl- 204 HCO3- 10 1ml of lactic acid for Mash PH = 5.5 20L strike water at 72C Mash at 67C for 1 hr 5L dunk sparge at 72C *1 minute:* 50g Mosoaic *Flameout (90C Hot Stand):* 50g El Dorado *75C Hot Stand:* 50g Mosaic 50g El Dorado *Dry Hop 1 (during fermentation, Days 11-15):* 50g El Dorado 50g Mosaic Brewed July 14. Final yield: 18L @ OG 1.033 Pitched at 19. Rose to 22 over the next 8 hours, then put into temp controlled 18.5 Cold crashed to 3C on July 30 (?) for 6 days Bottled Aug 6 after 48 hours to rise back to room temp 13L @ FG 1.009 Bottle conditioned 72 hours at room temp, then temp controlled at 19C

Style (BJCP)

Category: 18 - Pale American Ale

Subcategory: A - Blonde Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.039 1.038 - 1.054
Terminal Gravity: 1.009 1.008 - 1.013
Color: 2.8 SRM 3 - 6
Alcohol: 3.9% ABV 3.8% - 5.5%
Bitterness: 13.4 IBU 15 - 28

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