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Old 11-04-2011, 02:06 AM   #1
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Default Lefty Blonde cloudiness

Quick question... I brewed the lefty blonde from Brewing Classic Styles and kegged it yesterday. The beer was very cloudy. The recipe says to lager for 1 month at 45-50. I'm a little lower than that in the keg. Do you think that will clear it up to the point that it's "generally very clear" per the style guidelines? If not is this a recipe problem (probably not I'm guessing since it's from brewing classic styles.

11 lbs Pilsner (2 Row) Bel (2.0 SRM) Grain 1 81.5 %
8.0 oz Wheat - White Malt (Briess) (2.3 SRM) Grain 3 3.7 %
1 lbs 8.0 oz Cane (Beet) Sugar (0.0 SRM) Sugar 4 11.1 %
8.0 oz Aromatic Malt (Briess) (20.0 SRM) Grain 2 3.7 %
1.60 oz Hallertauer [4.30 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 5 18.1 IBUs
1.20 tsp Yeast Nutrient (Boil 10.0 mins) Other 7 -
1.20 Items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 mins) Fining 6 -
1.0 pkg Belgian Ale Yeast (Wyeast Labs #1214) [1 Yeast 8 -


Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Medium Body
Total Grain Weight: 13 lbs 8.0 oz
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Name Description Step Temperat Step Time
Mash In Add 21.20 qt of water at 158.0 F 150.0 F 60 min
Mash Out Add 10.00 qt of water at 210.1 F 168.0 F 10 min

Sparge: Fly sparge with 1.44 gal water at 168.0 F

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Old 11-04-2011, 08:57 AM   #2
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How long was it in the primary for? And yes after a month of lagering it should be clear. Let us know in a month how it turns out.

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