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Blue Moon Clone

170 calories 15.5 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: American Wheat Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 10 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 13 gallons
Post Boil Size: 11 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.044 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.052 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Nilo #12
Calories: 170 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 15.5 g (Per 12oz)
Created Sunday May 24th 2020
1.052
1.010
5.5%
14.7
5.5
5.4
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8.75 lb Great Western - Domestic 2-Row8.75 lb Domestic 2-Row 37 2 43.5%
8.75 lb Great Western - White Wheat8.75 lb White Wheat 37 3.5 43.5%
1.75 lb Briess - Caramel Malt - 10L1.75 lb Caramel Malt - 10L 35.4 10 8.7%
14 oz Briess - Carapils Malt14 oz Carapils Malt 34.5 1.5 4.3%
20.12 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
52 g Hallertau Mittelfruh52 g Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 4 Boil 60 min 14.74 100%
52 g / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
9 gal Infusion -- 154 °F --
5 gal Sparge 68 °F 68 °F --
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
6.50 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
5 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3 oz Sweet Orange Peel Flavor Boil 5 min.
24 g Cracked Coriander Flavor Boil 5 min.
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
2 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
81%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
1.0 (M cells / ml / ° P) 487 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: dextrose       Amount: 8.7 oz       Temp: 64 °F       CO2 Level: 2.4 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Yellow Balanced
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
50 7 5 60 75 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

This is reasonably close to Blue Moon, done to my taste with more up-front orange in the beer, and less coriander.

This recipe builds off of Nilo's #12 Blue Moon clone, documented in this thread: https://www.homebrewtalk.com/threads/blue-moon-clone.65328/.

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