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American Blonde (#14)

145 calories 15.8 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Blonde Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 12 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 14 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.038 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: E. Jubeck
Calories: 145 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 15.8 g (Per 12oz)
URL: https://mhtg.org/contests/badger-brew-off/badger-brew-off-results/2016-badger-brewoff-results/
Created Monday November 14th 2016
1.044
1.012
4.23%
13.58
5.43
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
10 lb American - Pale 2-Row10 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 47.6%
6 lb American - Pilsner6 lb Pilsner 37 1.8 28.6%
5 lb American - Munich - Light 10L5 lb Munich - Light 10L 33 10 23.8%
21 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Citra0.5 oz Citra Hops Pellet 12.7 First Wort 0 min 6.79 16.7%
0.50 oz Centennial0.5 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 8.5 First Wort 0 min 4.55 16.7%
0.50 oz Citra0.5 oz Citra Hops Pellet 12.7 Boil 5 min 2.24 16.7%
1.50 oz Centennial1.5 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 8.5 Whirlpool at 200 °F 1 min 50%
3 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
Fly Sparge 68 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Yeast
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
73%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
64 - 74 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 373 B cells required
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Target Water Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0


Acid blend
¾ tsp

Calcium Chloride
2 tsp

Campden tab
1
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 16.49 66  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 7.88 31.5  
Grain absorption losses -2.63 -10.5  
Remaining sparge water volume 8.61 34.5  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 13.61 54.5  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses -0.11 -0.5  
Amount going into fermentor 12 48  
Total: 16.24 65
 
Notes

Style/Philosophy/Story: An American Blonde that is both an easy drinking summer beer that I can quickly get into bottles as well as true enough to a style to get it into some competition. Wanting to get more specific with my brewing and process to get comfortable enough to feel I can produce good enough beers to enter into competitions.

Yeast:
WYEAST 1318 (London III) - 800 ml starter, night before
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