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Hot Blonde

245 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: Witbier
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.25 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.051 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 80% (brew house)
Calories: 245 calories (Per 12oz)
Share: <EMBED>
1.074
1.016
7.54%
26.9
4.88
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
9.5 lb American - Pilsner9.5 lb Pilsner 37 1.8 77.6%
1.25 lb Cane Sugar1.25 lb Cane Sugar 46 0 10.2%
0.5 lb American - Aromatic Malt0.5 lb Aromatic Malt 35 20 4.1%
0.5 lb Rice Hulls0.5 lb Rice Hulls 0 0 4.1%
0.5 lb Finland - Wheat Malt0.5 lb Wheat Malt 38 2 4.1%
12.25 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
0.75 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh0.75 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 4.4 Boil 60 min 12.46
1.25 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh1.25 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 4.4 Boil 25 min 14.44
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
--Fly Sparge153 °F--
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Yeast
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
77.5%
Flocculation:
Med-High
Optimum Temp:
66 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile:
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
I have very hard water. I add a half campden tablet to my water.
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 8.86 35.4  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 4.13 16.5  
Remaining sparge water volume 4.73 18.9  
Grain absorption losses -1.38 -5.5  
Mash Lauter Tun dead space -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 7.23 28.9  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 0.09 0.4  
Adjusted starting boil size 7.33 29.3  
Boil off losses -2.25 -9  
Hops absorption losses -0.08 -0.3  
Amount going into fermentor 5 20  
Total: 8.86 35.4
 
Notes
Once kegged, added 2 habenaro peppers.
0.5 Oz Irish Moss final 15 minutes. I also add 1 tsp gelatin to the keg to clear.
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Last Updated: 2017-01-21 17:55 UTC