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Strawberry Blonde Ale

199 calories 21 carbs
Beer Stats
Method: Extract
Style: Blonde Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 3.5 gallons
Efficiency: 35% (steeping grains only)
Calories: 199 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 21 g (Per 12oz)
Created Sunday January 6th 2013
1.060
1.016
5.83%
20.66
5.18
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
6 lb Liquid Malt Extract - Light6 lb Liquid Malt Extract - Light 35 4 70.6%
2 lb Dry Malt Extract - Wheat2 lb Dry Malt Extract - Wheat 42 3 23.5%
8 lb Total      
Steeping Grains
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
0.5 lb German - Carapils0.5 lb Carapils %
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.5 oz Mount Hood0.5 oz Mount Hood Hops Pellet 6.1 Boil 60 min 8.41 25%
0.5 oz Mount Hood0.5 oz Mount Hood Hops Pellet 6.1 Boil 45 min 7.72 25%
0.5 oz Ahtanum0.5 oz Ahtanum Hops Pellet 3.4 Boil 30 min 3.6 25%
0.5 oz Ahtanum0.5 oz Ahtanum Hops Pellet 3.4 Boil 5 min 0.93 25%
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
8 lb Frozen and thawed Strawberries Flavor Secondary --
 
Yeast
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
74%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
60 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Notes

8 oz Carapils steep for 30 min at 150 degrees

6# Extra Pale LME
2# Wheat DME

.5 oz MT Hood 6.1% @ 60 min
.5 oz MT Hood 6.1% @ 45 min
.5 oz Ahtanum 3.4% @ 30 min
1 tsp Irish moss @ 15 min
.5 oz Ahtanum 3.4% @ 5 min

Wyeast American Ale II 1272

Primary for 1 week

Secondary for 2 weeks with 8 lbs, yep, 8 lbs, of Dole frozen strawberries

Racked again to a glass carboy to clarify for another 2 weeks.

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  • Last Updated: 2013-07-10 20:45 UTC
Other Brewers Who Brewed This Recipe:
Mulliganplummer
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System Account 08/27/2013 at 09:49pm
im new to brewing and this recipe looks simple enough. im excited to try it out!


Zanduby 01/24/2015 at 05:16pm
I just racked my batch to a carboy for the tertiary, so far so good. The blonde ale in itself tasted amazing. Can't wait to see how it turns out with the strawberries.


indiandragon 05/23/2015 at 09:03pm
Thank you for posting this recipe! It looked amazing so I had to try. So far, it's just about completed the primary and smells pretty nice (I didn't have any Ahtanum so I added some Galaxy instead).
I was wondering about the strawberries in the secondary though. Would it be better to puree and add to a glass carboy or to get a paint strainer bag and put everything into a bucket??



Estelle 09/03/2017 at 04:49pm



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