Quaffable Ale

Flavor Profile for Quaffable Ale: A Blond Ale but with a lot more flavor. Imagine a Coors, Bud or Miller Lite but with a LOT more flavor. That is this beer. A great beer for hot afternoons in Texas.

Recipe: Quaffable Ale
Brewer: Ray Smith
Style: Blonde Ale
TYPE: All Grain

Recipe Specifications
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Boil Size: 7.07 gal
Post Boil Volume: 5.47 gal
Batch Size (fermenter): 5.00 gal
Bottling Volume: 4.50 gal
Estimated OG: 1.044 SG
Estimated Color: 4.0 SRM
Estimated IBU: 24.3 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 70.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 73.5 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amt Name Type # %/IBU
23.26 g 20% Phosphoric Acid (Mash 0.0 mins) Water Agent 1 –
7 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 2 80.0 %
12.0 oz Carapils (Briess) (1.5 SRM) Grain 3 8.6 %
8.0 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt – 10L (10.0 SRM) Grain 4 5.7 %
8.0 oz Vienna Malt (Briess) (3.5 SRM) Grain 5 5.7 %
8.90 g Calcium Chloride (Boil 60.0 mins) Other 6 –
0.70 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Boil 60.0 mins Other 7 –
0.26 oz Centennial [10.00 %] – Boil 55.0 min Hop 8 10.6 IBUs
0.26 oz Centennial [10.00 %] – Boil 35.0 min Hop 9 9.0 IBUs
0.26 oz Cascade [5.50 %] – Boil 20.0 min Hop 10 3.6 IBUs
0.28 tsp Irish Moss (Boil 10.0 mins) Fining 11 –
1.00 Items Immersion Chiller (Boil 10.0 mins) Other 12 –
0.26 oz Cascade [5.50 %] – Boil 5.0 min Hop 13 1.2 IBUs
0.04 tsp Fermcap (Boil -1.0 mins) Other 14 –
1.0 pkg Nottingham Ale Yeast (White Labs #WLP039 Yeast 15 –
0.25 tsp Yeast Nutrient (Primary 3.0 days) Other 16 –

Mash Schedule: BIAB Large Electric Kettle
Total Grain Weight: 8 lbs 12.0 oz
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Name Description Step Temperat Step Time
Mash Step Add 31.09 qt of water at 155.0 F 150.0 F 60 min

Notes:
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Timer settings
60- At beginning of boil set timer to 5
At timer add .26 Centennial
55- Set timer to 20
At timer add .26 centennial
35 – Set timer to 15
At timer add .26 Cascade
20- Set timer to 10
At timer add I.C. and Irish Moss and Yeast nutrient
10 – Set timer to 5
At timer add .26 Cascade
5 – Set timer to 5
0- Done

Pitch Nottingham at about 65 degrees.