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Ridgeline Raspberry Blonde

154 calories 13 carbs
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Blonde Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.034 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Based on Will Trail's American Blonde
Rating:
51

Calories: 154 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 13 g (Per 12oz)
Created Saturday December 10th 2016
1.047
1.008
5.03%
20.28
5.6
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
8 lb American - Pale 2-Row8 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 78.5%
1 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)1 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 9.8%
6 oz Belgian - CaraMunich6 oz CaraMunich 33 50 3.7%
4 oz German - Vienna4 oz Vienna 37 4 2.5%
9 oz German - Acidulated Malt9 oz Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 5.5%
10.19 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.5 oz Saaz0.5 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 60 min 6.97 25%
0.5 oz Saaz0.5 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 30 min 5.36 25%
1 oz Styrian Goldings1 oz Styrian Goldings Hops Pellet 5.5 Boil 10 min 7.95 50%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
3.2 gal Infusion 152 °F 60 min
5.72 gal Sparge 170 °F 20 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
3 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash --
2 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash --
3 g Calcium Chloride Water Agt Mash --
5 g Chalk Water Agt Mash --
1 each Whirflock Fining Boil 10 min.
0.5 tsp Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 10 min.
30 oz Raspberries Flavor Secondary 10 min.
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
81%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 182 B cells required
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
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Brew as a normal blonde
Pitched 2 packets of Safale S-05
Add 3lbs. of pasteurized raspberries in a dry hop bag for 7 days, then cold crash

This is a very quafable beer. Raspberry flavor is not overpowering and it is still a relatively dry beer

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  • Last Updated: 2017-07-03 21:18 UTC
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RockyMtnGT 03/28/2017 at 08:25pm
5 of 5

Probably my most popular beer, especially among the ladies. Raspberry flavor is not overpowering or sweet and at 5.4% it is easy drinking. Crisp, clean and thirst quenching. My wife is constantly asking me to brew this, and you know what they say - Happy wife, happy life. :)


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