Top Knot

156 calories 17 carbs
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Beer Stats
Method: Extract
Style: Blonde Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 3.5 gallons
Efficiency: 70% (steeping grains only)
Source: Flitch E. Doomer
Calories: 156 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday March 1st 2012
1.047
1.013
4.47%
19.06
3.59
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
3 lb Dry Malt Extract - Light3 lb Dry Malt Extract - Light 42 4 42.9%
3 lb Dry Malt Extract - Pilsen3 lb Dry Malt Extract - Pilsen 37 2 42.9%
6 lb Total      
Steeping Grains
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
1 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)1 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) %
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.5 oz Saaz0.5 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 4 Boil 60 min 25%
0.5 oz Domestic Hallertau0.5 oz Domestic Hallertau Hops Pellet 4.7 Boil 60 min 25%
0.5 oz Mt. Hood0.5 oz Mt. Hood Hops Pellet 4 Aroma 5 min 25%
0.5 oz Sazz0.5 oz Sazz Hops Pellet 4 Aroma 5 min 25%
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
1 tsp gypsum Water Agt Boil 1 hr.
1 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 5 min.
1.5 oz isinglass Fining Secondary 1 min.
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
72%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
59 - 75 °F
Starter:
No
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Priming
Method: Priming Sugar       Amount: 5 oz.      
 
Notes

Shooting for a Ale with a Stella like hop flavor.
C&B BRIESS PILSEN LIGHT $11.69
C&B MUTTONS EXTRA LIGHT $11.69
SAFALE US-05 11.5G $3.58
BRIESS CARAPILS MALT $1.79
LD Carlson Isinglass $0.89
EST COST $8 PER GAL.
BREW DATE 3-3-12 DAY AFTER HEAVY RAINS
20 min. steep of grain.
started yeast with 8 fl. oz. of brew.
Volume was 5.5 Gal and O.G. was just shy of 1.050 final was 1.012.
3-23-12 great taste. Needs one week more carbonation.
Bottle date 3-18-12
Good natural carbonation on 3-29-12

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Last Updated: 2012-03-30 02:17 UTC

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