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Old 06-29-2011, 03:58 PM   #1
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So, My sister is getting married and She had said that her fiance loves blueberry beer. So, I made them a blueberry beer for their reception. They are tasting it this weekend to make sure it works for them (it tastes like blueberry pie, so good) and this is when I will reveal the label my wife made and name.





opinions? I have time to change it. I'll be printing it out on magnetic paper and attaching it to my portable "Classy" jockey box.

Something borrowed Something Blueberry summer ale
Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: Wyeast - Witbread, US-05
Yeast Starter: no, Washed yeast
Batch Size (Gallons): 5
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7 days @ 60°F
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 6 days on fruit, repitched US-05 starting @ 60°F and raising to 80°F This was to introduce some "Peachy/fruity" notes from the yeast
Tertiary fermentation (# of days & temp) 2 weeks @ 60°F

Grains:
7.00 pounds American Pale Malt (2-Row)
71.8% of grist
2.00 pounds American Vienna Malt
20.5% of grist
0.25 pounds Honey Malt
2.6% of grist
0.25 pounds Crystal Malt 40L
2.6% of grist
0.25 pounds American Wheat Malt
2.6% of grist
9.75 pounds Total Grain Weight

Miscellaneous Ingredients:

6.0 LB of frozen blueberries for secondary fermentation.


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1.00 ounce northern brewer 60 min

1.00 ounce fuggle flameout



Mash at 155°F for 60 minutes.
Batch sparge method used, single sparge on this batch.
2 gallons of mashout water was 212°F.
Sparge water temp was 170°F

Add 2 oz of blueberry extract at kegging for aroma.

Look at that color!

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Old 06-29-2011, 04:46 PM   #2
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I like it. Simple is best.

Makes my mouth water just reading it, so that has to be a good sign.

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Old 06-29-2011, 06:41 PM   #3
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I like the second one, if you were looking for a vote. It looks really good, clean, clever name too. Congrats!

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Old 06-29-2011, 06:56 PM   #4
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2nd one

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