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Lucky Fish Cream Ale

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Lucky Fish Cream Ale

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Beer Style: Cream Ale  (6A)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

Cream Ale


A light, easy to drink Cream Ale. Perfect brew for guests that prefer the colored water breweries in St. Louis and Milwaukee call beer.

Estimated Bitterness: 18.9 IBUs
Approx. Color: 3.5 SRM
Estimated Alchol: 4.6%


  • 7.5 lbs Domestic 2 Row
  • 2 lbs Flaked Corn
  • 8 oz Cara-Pils
  • 1 oz Cascade Hops (5.0% AAU) 60 min
  • 1 oz Cascade Hops (5.0% AAU) 2 min
  • Yeast - Wyeast American Ale II #1272

Additional Instructions

Primary Ferment: 7 days @ 60-65 degrees
Secondary Ferment: 7 days

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.048
Final Gravity: 1.012
Alcohol by Vol: 4.71%
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Heat 3.75 gal water @ 162.5F to get a mash temp of 152.0F. Mash for one hour and drain. Heat 4.5 gal water @ 177.4F to get a sparge temp of 165.2F. Mash for 15 min and drain. Should get about 6.5 gal of wort. Heat wort to boiling. At first sign of boiling, add 1 oz Cascade hops (T60). With 15 min remaining in boil (T15), I add one tsp Irish Moss (hydrated) to help with protein break/clarify the beer. With two minutes remaining in boil (T2), add 1 oz of Cascade Hops. Cool to pitching temp, place wort in carboy and add yeast.