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Orange Creamsicle Ale

183 calories 16.1 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Cream Ale
Boil Time: 70 min
Batch Size: 5.25 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.8 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.044 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 73% (brew house)
Source: Kevin Skene (Stikks Clone)
Calories: 183 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 16.1 g (Per 12oz)
Created Tuesday June 9th 2020
1.056
1.010
6.1%
20.2
5.1
5.7
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
5.25 lb Pale 2-Row5.25 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 44.7%
2 lb American - White Wheat2 lb White Wheat 40 2.8 17%
2 lb American - Pale 6-Row2 lb Pale 6-Row 35 1.8 17%
0.50 lb Flaked Corn0.5 lb Flaked Corn 40 0.5 4.3%
0.50 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 20L0.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 20L 35 20 4.3%
0.50 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)0.5 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 4.3%
0.25 lb Flaked Barley0.25 lb Flaked Barley 32 2.2 2.1%
12 oz Honey12 oz Honey - (late boil kettle addition) 35 2 6.4%
11.75 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Cascade0.5 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 6.2 Boil 60 min 11.88 33.3%
0.50 oz Cascade0.5 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 6.2 Boil 20 min 7.19 33.3%
0.50 oz Saaz0.5 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3 Boil 5 min 1.15 33.3%
1.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
3.4 gal Stir & Rest @ 150 Strike 150 °F 75 min
1.4 gal *Stir & Rest @ 165 Infusion 165 °F 15 min
3.75 gal Collect 7.5gal Wort Fly Sparge 170 °F 45 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.34 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
2 oz pure vanilla extract Flavor Boil 0 min.
1 oz pure vanilla extract Flavor Kegging 0 min.
1 each Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 15 min.
1 each Whirlfloc Fining Boil 15 min.
4 each Vanilla Beans (in 2oz vodka) Flavor Secondary 4 days
2 oz Sweet Orange Peel Flavor Boil 0 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Kölsch 2565
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
80%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
56 - 70 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
64 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 96 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       Amount: 10.74 psi       Temp: 37 °F       CO2 Level: 2.5 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Starting with RO Water (ppm<10)

(Water Treatments for 5 gallons)

Gypsum - 4 grams
Calcium Chloride - 3.4 grams
Sodium Bicarbonate - 2.2 grams
(Additions to both Strike & Sparge)

Adjusted Mash to pH 5.3 / Sparge Water pH 5.5
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

-For step mash, place brew kettle higher than Mash Tun and open valve half way to slowly bring up mash temp.
(6/12/2020 - Target 2nd Step Mash of 165f, actual 162f)

-Mash pH 5.3 / Sparge Water pH 5.5

-Add Honey @ Flameout

-Didn't transfer to secondary, added Vanilla Beans to primary after 7 days.

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This recipe is taken & slightly modified from from the popular "Vanilla Cream Ale" by Stikks.
(https://www.brewersfriend.com/homebrew/recipe/view/1633/vanilla-cream-ale)


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