Blonde Ale 4-9-2011
Blonde Ale

 

Type: All Grain

Date: 4/9/2011

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
8.00 lb Pale Malt Golden Promise (2.0 SRM) Grain 94.12 %
0.50 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 15L (15.0 SRM) Grain 5.88 %
0.25 oz Amarillo Gold [9.30 %] (60 min) Hops 8.3 IBU
0.25 oz Amarillo Gold [9.30 %] (30 min) Hops 6.3 IBU
1.00 items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 min) Misc
0.50 oz Amarillo Gold [9.30 %] (0 min) (Aroma Hop-Steep) Hops -
1 Pkgs California Ale V (White Labs #WLP051) Yeast-Ale

 

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.042 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.042 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.011 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.012 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.01 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 3.90 %
Bitterness: 14.6 IBU Calories: 185 cal/pint
Est Color: 4.0 SRM Color:
Color
 

Mash Profile

Mash Name: My Batch Sparge Total Grain Weight: 8.50 lb
Sparge Water: 5.08 gal Grain Temperature: 56.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F TunTemperature: 56.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE Mash PH: 5.4 PH
 

My Batch Sparge
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
60 min Mash In Add 12.75 qt of water at 163.7 F 152.0 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: 11.2 PSI Carbonation Used: My Carbonation Profile
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 40.0 F Age for: 14.0 days
Storage Temperature: 40.0 F  
 

Notes

Mash tun and grains 56f.
164.8 Strike water 3.2G.
6.5G sparge water

Calculated 168f water in mashtun too low. 159 in mashtun.
Strike water target 165. Drained 1.5 gallons from mashtun. Reheated. pumped back in.
Approx 165. Stirred in grains. total volume 4G

12:30 Mash Start 152 - 154
1:35 Batch. 12 pints vorlauf
1:41 ~2g in kettel
1:53 added 6.5g 175 sparge water. total volume 8.5g
19 brix - Hydro reading1.070 at 110f
2:11 batch 2 started,. 6 pints vorlauf.
7.25 G in kettle
2:45 Boil started. Added .25 oz Amarillo 8.3 AA
1.036 / 8.2 brix preboil at 60f
2:55 7g in kettle
3:08 6.8g in kettle
3:15 .25 Amarillo 8.3aa
3:45 Flameout. .5oz amarillo 8.3aa
Removed 60 and 30 minute hops.
Added wirlflock
4:27 1.042 @ 66f 11 brix
65-66 in carboy.
90 seconds oxygen
5:00 pitched 1 tube WPL051 @ 66f
5:45 all cleanup done

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