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Old 11-13-2009, 09:11 PM   #1
Jan 2009
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Recipe Type: Extract   
Yeast: White Labs California Ale V WLP051   
Yeast Starter: Yes   
Batch Size (Gallons): 5   
Original Gravity: 1.070   
Final Gravity: 1.010   
IBU: 17.9 IBU   
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60   
Color: 12.0 SRM   
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14   
Additional Fermentation: 3 Weeks in Bottles   
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14   
Tasting Notes: Initially a little sweet but at 6 weeks in the bottle has a real nice balance   

Technically this probably isn't a cream ale but I didn't really know how else to classify this beer.

If I would change anything I may remove the Corn Sugar because initially I thought it was too sweet but once this beer sits for a couple weeks it has a really nice balance.

Malts / Fermentables
6 Lbs Extra Light LME
1 Lb Corn Sugar
1 Lb Amber DME (add at the last 15 mins)

Grains (Steep @ 150* for 45 Mins)
1/2 Lb Crystal 40L
1/2 Lb Carapils
1/2 Lb 2-Row
1/2 Lb Flaked Maize

Sparge with 165* water

Hop schedule
60 Min
Argentine Cascade oz

45 Min
Argentine Cascade oz

30 Min
Argentine Cascade oz
Kent Goldling oz

15 Min
Argentine Cascade oz
Kent Goldling oz

10 Min
Kent Goldling oz

5 Min
Kent Goldling oz

2 Min
Kent Goldling 1 oz

Dry Hop
Kent Goldling 2 oz

Irish Moss

White Labs California Ale V WLP051
Tap 1: Belgian Golden
Tap 2: Acid Weizenbock
Tap 3: Summer Ale
Tap 4: Heffe

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