Blonde Ale 7-15-2013
Blonde Ale

 

Type: All Grain

Date: 7/15/2013

Batch Size: 5.50 gal

Brewer: jomebrew
Boil Size: 7.00 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brew Pot 15g and Cooler (48 qt)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00
Taste Notes:
 

Ingredients

Amount Item Type % or IBU
5.00 lb Pale Malt Golden Promise (2.0 SRM) Grain 58.82 %
3.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 35.29 %
0.50 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 15L (15.0 SRM) Grain 5.88 %
0.25 oz Amarillo Gold [9.60 %] (60 min) Hops 8.5 IBU
0.25 oz Amarillo Gold [9.60 %] (30 min) Hops 6.5 IBU
0.50 oz Amarillo Gold [9.30 %] (0 min) (Aroma Hop-Steep) Hops -
1 Pkgs Nottingham (Danstar #-) Yeast-Ale

 

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.042 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.039 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.010 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.012 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.14 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 3.51 %
Bitterness: 15.1 IBU Calories: 172 cal/pint
Est Color: 4.0 SRM Color:
Color
 

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Light Body, Batch Sparge Total Grain Weight: 8.50 lb
Sparge Water: 4.23 gal Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F TunTemperature: 148.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE Mash PH: 5.4 PH
 

Single Infusion, Light Body, Batch Sparge
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
60 min Mash In Add 16.15 qt of water at 164.1 F 156.0 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: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 13.7 PSI Carbonation Used: Keg
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 45.0 F Age for: 14.0 days
Storage Temperature: 40.0 F  
 

Notes

Grain
Milled grain using barley crusher. No problems.
Grain temp 75

Mash
Mash tun preheated to 180
6:30 Pperfect 152F
7:00 151F

Sparge
7:30 Vorlauf
7:35 1.5G vorlauf
7:40 collected 2G?
7:40 Aded 6g sparge water
7:50 Batch done
~7g in kettle

Boil
8:00 Boil started
8:05 .25 oz Amarillo 9.6aa
8:35 .25 oz Amarillo 9.6aa
8:54 Whilflock 1/2 tablet
9.8brix
9:6 Flameout
.5 oz Amarillo 9.6aa

Chill
0:10 Chill started hose water on chiller
9:15 9.8 Brix
9:20 Recirc 10 minutes on hose water. Kettle 100F
9:26 Xfer 5.5G to carboy at 64F

Xfer to Fermenter
9:28 O2 2 min
9:30 pitched rehydrated Nottingham. Nice krausen
in fridge at 64F
9:55 10 brix

9:52 circulate PBW in pump/chiller
10:10 circulate star san through pump/chiller

Fermentation Notes
7/16 7:00 am krausen. not much fermentaion. 66F
7/16 5:00 pm fermenting strong. 68f
7/17 5:00 pm 69f strong fermentation. Didn't attach probe to carboy casuing higher than desired tem.
7/15 6:00 pm temp down to 66f. fermenting strong.

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