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Old 11-29-2005, 11:34 PM   #1
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Default A good blonde/cream ale

I have had a master judge tell me this could be both but he said he would give it mid 30's. This is for a ten gallon batch, so you will need to scale it down for 5 gal.


Breakwater Blonde
Blonde Ale

Type: All Grain
Date: 11/6/2005
Batch Size: 10.00 gal
Brewer: Robert Mee
Boil Size: 11.57 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: My Equipment(15 gal keg boiler w/12.5 gal cooler mash tun)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.0
Taste Notes:


Amount Item Type % or IBU
14 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) UK (3.0 SRM) Grain 73.7 %
3 lbs 8.0 oz Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM) Grain 18.4 %
1 lbs 8.0 oz Pilsner (2 Row) UK (1.0 SRM) Grain 7.9 %
1.00 oz Centennial [10.00%] (60 min) Hops 18.2 IBU
2.00 oz Liberty [4.30%] (5 min) Hops 3.1 IBU
2 Pkgs German Ale/Kolsch (White Labs #WLP029) Yeast-Ale

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.050 SG
Measured Original Gravity: 1.051 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.012 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.012 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.0 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.1 %
Bitterness: 21.4 IBU Calories: 226 cal/pint
Est Color: 4.5 SRM Color: Color

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Light Body Total Grain Weight: 19.00 lb
Sparge Water: 4.11 gal Grain Temperature: 75.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F TunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE Mash PH: 5.4 PH

Name Description Step Temp Step Time
Mash In Add 23.75 qt of water at 160.9 F 150.0 F 75 min
Mash Out Add 15.20 qt of water at 200.2 F 168.0 F 10 min

Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).
Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Corn Sugar Volumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 7.6 oz Carbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 F Age for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F


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