Bistro Cream Ale 7/13/2019
Cream Ale


Type: All Grain

Date: 7/13/2019

Batch Size: 5.50 gal

Brewer: Jomebrew
Boil Size: 9.32 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Jomebrew 11G Top Tier
Taste Rating(out of 50): 30.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 78.00
Taste Notes:


Amount Item Type % or IBU
8.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 88.89 %
1.00 items NOTE:Read Notes Do not brew this recipe as is (Mash 0.0 min) Misc
1.00 lb Rice Extract Dry (1.0 SRM) Dry Extract 11.11 %
0.39 oz Magnum [12.00 %] (30 min) Hops 14.9 IBU
1 Pkgs San Diego Super Yeast (White Labs #WLP090) Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.049 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.049 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.010 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.007 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.11 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.47 %
Bitterness: 13.2 IBU Calories: 214 cal/pint
Est Color: 3.2 SRM Color:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: #1 Single Infusion, Light Body, Batch Sparge Total Grain Weight: 8.00 lb
Sparge Water: 7.50 gal Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F TunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE Mash PH: 5.4 PH

#1 Single Infusion, Light Body, Batch Sparge
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
75 min Mash In Add 12.00 qt of water at 156.6 F 148.0 F

Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Kegged (Forced CO2) Volumes of CO2: 2.5
Pressure/Weight: 14.9 PSI Carbonation Used: Keg
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 45.0 F Age for: 4.0 days
Storage Temperature: 65.0 F  


Recipe has too high ABV. Use new recipe at 4.5 ABV

8:30 am Mash in - Added dried rice extract to mash for some stupid reason
used copper manifold to test more distributed recirculation. Need to suspend somehow I think
9:40 xfer to kettle
added incorrect sparge volume
11:00 xfer to kettle. low volume. Issues getting pump primed
10:40 boil started
added hops
9.2 brxi preboil
11:30 13 brix. whirlfloc and fermentaid k
11:40 flameout
12:00 only 4G in carboy. 13 brix
45 second O2
pitched 1 package wlp090

4:00 PM Volume was about 4G in fermenter. Added .5 gallons filtered water. gravity is 13.6 brix

Sunday 4:00 PM added .5 gallons water to 5.5 gallon volume. Measured gravity is now 1.049

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