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Spring Wheat

143 calories 12.7 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: Extract
Style: American Pale Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 2.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.088 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 30% (steeping grains only)
Calories: 143 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 12.7 g (Per 12oz)
Created Friday March 17th 2017
1.044
1.008
4.7%
19.0
4.9
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Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
6 lb Liquid Malt Extract - Wheat6 lb Liquid Malt Extract - Wheat 35 3 85.7%
6 lbs / 0.00
Steeping Grains
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
1 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 10L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 10L 35 10 14.3%
0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Willamette1 oz Willamette Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 60 min 12.13 50%
1 oz Cascade1 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 Boil 10 min 6.84 50%
2 oz / 0.00
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
81%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
70 °F
Pitch Rate:
-
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Notes

Gather 2.5 gallons of water and begin to heat. Add the bag of grains and steep until the water temp reaches 170 degrees. Continue until boiling and add LME. Return to boil and add Wilamette hops. After 50 min. add Cascade hops. Once complete bring the wort down to 100 degrees. Put 2 gallons of cool water into the primary fermenter, and add the wort into the primary fermenter, and continue to add water until it reaches 5 gallons. Pitch the yeast once the wort is at 70 degrees. Let sit for minimum of 2 weeks in primary, then move to secondary, where I usually let sit for another 2 to 3 weeks. At this time either bottle or keg. When I keg I force carbonate at 20 lbs. of CO2 for 3 days, then reduce to 5 lbs. CO2 serving pressure.

This is a very drinkable beer with a low ABV. It goes great with food and my wife likes it with an orange wedge. It's a great spring time ale that's not too heavy, but not as light as a pilsner. It would be a great base if you want to experiment with fruit flavors.

Slainte!

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