Cream Ale - Prohibition Style Beer Recipe | All Grain Cream Ale by PublicEnemy | Brewer's Friend
Brew your best beer EVER. Save 10% on Brewer's Friend Premium today. Use code TAKE10. Sign Up ×

Cream Ale - Prohibition Style

176 calories 19.5 g 12 oz
brewer logo
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Cream Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.038 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Tom Line
Calories: 176 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 19.5 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Thursday May 22nd 2014
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8 lb American - Pale 2-Row8 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 80%
2 lb Flaked Corn2 lb Flaked Corn 40 0.5 20%
10 lbs / 0.00
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Cluster0.5 oz Cluster Hops Pellet 6.5 Boil 60 min 13.81 50%
0.25 oz Northern Brewer0.25 oz Northern Brewer Hops Pellet 7.8 Boil 15 min 4.11 25%
0.25 oz Northern Brewer0.25 oz Northern Brewer Hops Pellet 7.8 Boil 0 min 25%
1 oz / 0.00
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
12.5 qt Mash at 150 (water at 161?) Temperature -- 150 °F 60 min
12.75 qt add half sparge, drain, repeat Sparge -- 170 °F 15 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
1 Each
Attenuation (avg):
Optimum Temp:
59 - 75 °F
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
80 5 25 75 80 100
Hamilton Ohio Tap Water Through Carbon Filter (removes chlorine and lower ph from 8.6 to 8.1)mineral content stays same.
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator

Add 1 ml lactic acid (88%) or use acidified malt if needed to drop ph after mash settles in.

Makes good lawn mower beer. Corn goes through funky time when aging in fridge. There will be a malt vinegar smell for 2 days, then just a malt vinegar taste for 2 days, then the taste and odors clean up nicely. Serve at 40 degees and drink out of bottle.

Highest OG I ever got is 48 using a 75 minute mash. Adding a pound of sugar (which is within style for cream ale) might do the trick to raise the O.G. 7 to 9 degrees.

2nd Place. BockBeer fest 2014. Liberty Home German American association. Hamilton, Ohio.

Award Winning Recipe
Recipe Picture
Last Updated and Sharing
Recipe QR Code
  • Public: Yup, Shared
  • Last Updated: 2014-09-07 17:53 UTC
Other Brewers Who Brewed This Recipe:
Discussion about this recipe:
You must be logged in to add comments.

If you do not yet have an account, you may register here.

Back To Top