Recipe Type: All Grain Yeast: US-04 Yeast Starter: No Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: NO Batch Size (Gallons): 5 Original Gravity: 1.04 Final Gravity: 1.006 IBU: 26 Boiling Time (Minutes): 60 Color: 6.52 Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14 Additional Fermentation: no Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 10 Days in Keg Tasting Notes: Enough beer for me, enough fruit for SWMBO
7# American 2 row
1# Crystal 20L
1 oz Cascade (60 Minute)
3# Can Oregon Fruit Puree.
4oz bottle of apricot flavoring.
Mash with 4 gallons of water at 154 degrees for 60 minutes, stir every 15 minutes. Batch Sparge until I hit the 6 gallon mark on my boil pot.
Add SafeAle US-04 when cool.
Add 3# can of Apricot Puree at day #3, and give a good gentile stir.
Add bottle of Apricot Flavoring at bottling / Keg time.
This is a very nice blond ale with enough fruit that it kinda kicks you a bit, but after the second or 3rd drink, you appreciate it as beer too.
*** NOTE This is a recipe card from the Brew Hut in Aurora, and brewed by Dry Dock Brewing.***
I am not a fan of Fruit Beer AT ALL, but this one is back on track for the holiday season.
Seriously. I'm here for BEER
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