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Linda’s Blueberry Blonde

163 calories 14.4 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: No Profile Selected
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.54 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.040 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.050 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: self
Calories: 163 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 14.4 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Monday March 6th 2023
1.050
1.009
5.4%
18.6
5.7
n/a
0.43
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
5 lb US - Pale 2-Row5 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 47.6%
1 lb The Swaen - GoldSwaen Red1 lb GoldSwaen Red 0.00 / lb
0.00
35 19 9.5%
2.50 lb American - White Wheat2.5 lb White Wheat 40 2.8 23.8%
2 lb Avangard - Pilsner2 lb Pilsner 0.00 / lb
0.00
37.3 1.7 19%
10.50 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Hops Direct - Centennial0.5 oz Centennial Hops 5.88 / lb
0.18
Pellet 5.7 Boil 60 min 10.78 50%
0.50 oz Hops Direct - Sorachi Ace0.5 oz Sorachi Ace Hops 7.90 / lb
0.25
Pellet 8.3 Boil 15 min 7.79 50%
1 oz / 0.43
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
4 lb blueberry Flavor Secondary 5 days
0.50 lb Cane sugar Water Agt Mash 5 days
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
0.00 / each
0.00
Attenuation (avg):
81%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 90 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       CO2 Level: 2.45 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
5.25 gal Strike 161 °F 152 °F 60 min
4.50875 gal Sparge 168 °F 168 °F 15 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 2 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 65 °F
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 2 qt/lb 5.25 21  
Mash volume with grains 6.09 24.4  
Grain absorption losses -1.31 -5.3  
Remaining sparge water volume (equipment estimates 3.35 g | 13.4 qt) 3.85 15.4  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 7.04 g | 28.2 qt) 7.54 30.2  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.04 -0.2  
Post boil Volume (equipment estimates 5.5 g | 22 qt) 6 24  
WARNING: Exceeded batch size - reduce boil size    
Going into fermentor (equipment estimates 6 g | 24 qt) 5.5 22  
Total: 9.1 36.4
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
 
Notes

Lightly crush blueberries enough to add color to beer. Mix blueberries with 1/2 cup sugar and bring to 160 degrees for 5 minutes. Let cool and add to secondary. Rack beer to secondary after 5 days of fermentation. Leave in secondary for 2-3 weeks.

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