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Not a blond ale

Not a blond ale

Blonde Ale • All Grain • 4 L


Mashing @ 67C, 1h

January 6, 2020  04:45am

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Ingredients (All Grain4 L)

  • 0.8 kg Pale Ale Malt; Weyermann®

    Pale Ale Malt; Weyermann®

    German-grown two-row spring barley (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics: Processed specifically for “English” characteristics. Highly modified for use with both single- or multi-step infusion. Perfect foundation grist for all ales, but yields great results in lager-making, too. Low protein and glucan levels for easy lautering and high extract efficiency. Provides excellent body, pale color, and complex maltiness to finished brew. Recommended Quantities: Up to 100% of total grain bill. Suitability (beer styles): All ales (including Stout, Porter, Belgian beers)

  • 0.1 kg Belgian Cara-Pils

    Belgian Cara-Pils

    Significantly increases foam/head retention and body of the beer.

  • 0.1 kg Cara 45 - Caramel Malt; Dingemans

    Cara 45 - Caramel Malt; Dingemans

    Dingemans Cara 45 is a medium-amber crystal malt that will impart a rich, caramel-sweet aroma and full flavor, as well as intense color.

  • 0.06 kg 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.

  • 4 g Cascade - 5.5 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min


    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • 2 g Cascade - 5.5 AA% pellets; boiled 15 min


    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • Wyeast 1338 European Ale™

    Wyeast 1338 European Ale™

    From Wissenschaftliche in Munich. Full-bodied complex strain finishing very malty. Produces a dense, rocky head during fermentation.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 18 - Pale American Ale

Subcategory: A - Blonde Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.057 1.038 - 1.054
Terminal Gravity: 1.013 1.008 - 1.013
Color: 13.0 SRM 3 - 6
Alcohol: 5.8% ABV 3.8% - 5.5%
Bitterness: 21.1 IBU 15 - 28


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