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Old 11-13-2009, 09:11 PM   #1
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Default Extract - All Hopped Up Cream Ale

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
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30 Min
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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
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