I Dream of Jenny - Cream ale (Genessee Cream Ale clone)

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Hoppy2bmerry

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I’m with you, 3 packets of yeast is a bit much. White labs has a cream ale yeast if you’re inclined, but I think 05 will be okay.
As far as gypsum, I don’t recall Genny being bitter, if you still feel the need, cut it back.
 
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I might go with a pilsner malt for some or all of base. If I recall, Genny cream is pretty light in color and body, though it has been a while since I bought a 30 pack.

US-05 should be fine, I reccomend keeping fermentation temp in mid 60sF for best results. I use well water, so have no good advice on how you should treat yours, except go for a water profile fitting for a light ale or lager.
 

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Please let us know how it goes. I'd love to find a true Genny Cream clone. Brings back memories spending time on Lake George. Genny's and Freihofer's Chocolate Chip Cookies.

~HopSing.
 
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