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Snowy Dreams Cream Ale

175 calories 17.9 g 12 oz
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Pale Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.049 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.053 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 60% (brew house)
Source: Erik Stevens
Calories: 175 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17.9 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Friday January 30th 2015
1.053
1.013
5.2%
19.6
9.2
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
10 lb American - Pale 2-Row10 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 74.1%
3 lb American - Munich - Light 10L3 lb Munich - Light 10L 33 10 22.2%
0.50 lb United Kingdom - Crystal 60L0.5 lb Crystal 60L 34 60 3.7%
13.50 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Centennial0.5 oz Centennial Hops Leaf/Whole 11 Boil 60 min 17.5 33.3%
1 oz Mount Hood1 oz Mount Hood Hops Pellet 4.8 Boil 3 min 2.09 66.7%
1.50 oz / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 tsp Pure vanilla extract Flavor Secondary 0 min.
0.50 tsp Pure vanilla extract Flavor Bottling 0 min.
1 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - American Ale 1056
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Med-Low
Optimum Temp:
60 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
62 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 95 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 4.04 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
4 gal Sparge 170 °F 154 °F 60 min
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.75 qt/lb 5.91 23.6  
Mash volume with grains 6.99 27.9  
Grain absorption losses -1.69 -6.8  
Remaining sparge water volume (equipment estimates 3.09 g | 12.4 qt) 2.03 8.1  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 7.06 g | 28.2 qt) 6 24  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.06 -0.2  
Post boil Volume 5.5 22  
Going into fermentor 5.5 22  
Total: 7.94 31.8
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
 
Notes

Ferment at low end. 62F. Rack to glass carboy and lager for as long as reasonable at 33-40 degrees.

The flavor and aroma are amazing. Color is crystalline gorgeous. This is an extremely pleasing brew.

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