CCB Haus Ale All Grain Aussie No ChillSaturday, August 8th, 2009
This beer can be a staple in anyones refrigerator or kegerator. A light and crisp gateway beer for the non-homebrewing crowd, this beer is a great thirst quencher on a hot summer day, or a great session beer for anytime gatherings.
The following recipe is based on 82% brew house efficiency. See an explanation of brew house efficiency here at Brewers Friend.
Style: Blond Ale
Volume: 5.5 gallons
Rahr 2-Row Pale Malt 6.0 lbs
Caramel Pils 0.5 lbs
Vienna 0.5 lbs
Crystal 20L 0.5 lbs
Ca: 46 SO4: 58 Mg: 8.3 Na: 17 Cl: 25 (carb): 76
Mash in with 3.75 gallons (2qt/lb) of water at 160F to rest at 152F for 60 minutes. This water was also treated with Five Star Buffer 5.2.
Mash out at 168F utilizing additional infusions or direct heat.
Collect 8.00 gallons (adjust to compensate for your own boil rate) at a SG of 1.028
Boil for 100 minutes with the following hop schedule. (Adjust your qty. to adjust for any difference in AA value)
Cascade 7.2AA .25oz FWH
Cascade 7.2AA .25oz 100 min.
Cascade 7.2AA .25oz 35 min.
Cascade 7.2AA .25oz 20 min.
Chill wort to pitching temperature. See an explanation of “no chill” brewing here at Brewers Friend.
Yeast: SafAle (Fermentis) S-05 (you may choose to use any clean fermenting yeast strain such as WLP001, Nottingham or California Ale)
Fermentation Temperature: 68F
Time in Primary: 14 days
Carbonation: 2.50 volumes