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Hot Blonde

244 calories 22 carbs
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Witbier
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.25 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.051 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 80% (brew house)
Calories: 244 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 22 g (Per 12oz)
Created Sunday July 3rd 2016
1.074
1.014
7.87%
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 Bill %
0.75 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh0.75 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 4.4 Boil 60 min 12.46 37.5%
1.25 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh1.25 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 4.4 Boil 25 min 14.44 62.5%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
qt Fly Sparge 153 °F --
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Yeast
White Labs - Abbey Ale Yeast WLP530
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
77.5%
Flocculation:
Med-High
Optimum Temp:
66 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 119 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.2 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced 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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