Home Brew Forums > Recipe Database > HomeBrewTalk.com Recipe Database > Light Hybrid Beer > Extract - Dougan's Creamy Delight

Thread Tools
Old 01-12-2009, 03:51 AM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Stevens Point, WI
Posts: 453
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default Extract - Dougan's Creamy Delight

Recipe Type: Extract
Yeast: Dry
Yeast Starter: x
Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: x
Batch Size (Gallons): 4.5
Original Gravity: 1.040
Final Gravity: 1.009
IBU: x
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: x
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): x
Additional Fermentation: x
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): x
Tasting Notes: x

This is a brew that I just tasted and it turned out pretty well. I wanted to make a beer that my friends would enjoy as well so I decided to make a variety of Cream Ale and brew it rather light (OG 1.040). I'm sure this recipe would be good at a higher gravity as well. If you want something that's not so light, I'd just treat this as, say, a 4 gallon recipe instead of 4.5.

4.5 gallons (NOT 5, didn't want to bust into another 3 lb bag of extract).
3 lb Pilsen Extra Light DME
.85 lb Bavarian Wheat DME
.5 lb carafoam/carapils
.25 lb crystal 60L
.5 oz Cascade @ 60
.5 oz Cascade @ 20

I used Windsor dry yeast but I would recommend WYeast 1056. It'd also be interesting to try it with one of those wheat beer yeasts, though the wheat malt takes up a small percentage of the boil.

I went with the 1-2-3 rule and bottled with 3/4 cup corn sugar. Primary, Secondary, and Bottle conditioning were all done at room temperature which varies between 60 and 70 degrees depending on what the downstairs neighbors set their thermostat at :-/.

I think the Cascade hops work for the bittering but I may try something new for the aroma. I also may try switching the extract proportions to make it more wheaty in the future. Anyway, thought I would share this. I enjoyed it quite a bit, and so did my friends. Be warned that it was lighter than my normal homebrews but that's what I was going for so everything was A-OK.
Dougan is offline  
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Creamy goodness SCSF336 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 08-13-2009 10:40 PM
Creamy malty ale giono2 Recipes/Ingredients 1 06-01-2009 01:31 AM
Sultan's Delight BeernuT100 Recipes/Ingredients 3 03-08-2009 06:13 PM
Creamy head BrizolBrewer Bottling/Kegging 1 12-06-2008 01:52 PM

Forum Jump