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Dmatson89 06-14-2012 03:14 PM

Myer Lemon Summer Ale
1lb Pilsner Malt
1lb Flaked Wheat
.5lb Carafoam Malt
3lb Pilsen Light LME
3lb Wheat LME

1oz Hallertau 60 min
.5oz Spalt 15 min
.5oz Spalt 0 min

2g Grains of Paradise 15 min
zest from 2 myer lemons 15 min

WLP008 East Coast Ale yeast

Made this batch up about two months or so ago... It was a big hit on tap when sitting outside on a hot day. It had some nice sweet citrus notes but wasnt overpowering. One thing I would change about the recipe would be to add gelatin finings to secondary as it was not even close to clear. But overall the flavor was right where I wanted it to be.

Even the dog wanted to get her paws on this brew, but then again I think she might be an alcoholic.

Dmatson89 06-14-2012 03:15 PM

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The dog that was mentioned and the slightly cloudy beer

Brewsterbeast 06-14-2012 08:38 PM

Was this the first BIAB recipe you made?

Dmatson89 06-14-2012 08:48 PM

I wouldn't call it a BIAB since its only got like 2.5 lbs of grain I'd say it's more a extract with some steeping grains or whatever u wanna say. This was before I started doing BIABs but when I brew it again I'll prob do a BIAB.

Brew-boy 06-14-2012 08:49 PM

How do you like that yeast? Me I cannot stand it.

Dmatson89 06-14-2012 08:51 PM

It was ok except the beer didn't clear as well as I would have liked so I'm thinking I might use something different next time and see if it helps any

Dmatson89 06-15-2012 03:08 AM

Anybody have any idea what yeast Sam Adams uses in their summer ale?

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