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Alexis Blonde Ale

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Alexis Blonde Ale

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Beer Style: Blonde Ale (6B)
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5.25 US gallons

Blonde Ale
Beer Color

Description:

Simple, easy drinking blonde ale. One of my first attempts at creating a recipe. Good session beer. I crush the coriander in a ziploc with a rolling pin, and just zest an orange or two from the market.

Ingredients:

  • Ferments: 6.5 lbs. Light LME
  • Grains: .5 lbs crystal 10, .5 lbs Vienna
  • Hops: 1 oz. Cascade 5.5% AA
  • Yeast: Fermentis US-05 Amer. Ale
  • Other: .5 oz. Coriander, .5 oz. Orange zest.

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes
Primary Ferment: 5-7 days
Secondary Ferment: 3-7 days

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.046
Final Gravity: 1.009
Alcohol by Vol: 4.85%
Color SRM: 5.27  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 13.18
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5.25 US Gallons

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Procedure:

Steep grains @ 160 degrees for 20 mins.
Add LME. Bring to boil.
Add hops for 60 minutes.
Add coriander and orange zest for the last 15 mins.

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review rating
 Reviewed by Jill on Mon May 30 2016

Great base recipe for blonde ale.We made a couple of changes: we omitted the orange zest, and used White Labs WLP090 San Diego Super Yeast. We kegged our beer after 7 days of fermentation, and after almost 3 weeks of keg conditioning it's crisp, refreshing, and delicious! Highly recommended for a summer beer.

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 Reviewed by Grant on Sun Jan 31 2016

I really don't want to review my own recipe. I personally really like it. I am giving this three stars, because I realize I didn't put in the boil size (2.5 gallons), and I couldn't figure out how to go back and edit it. I hope everyone enjoys it as much as the people i have shared it with, and the positive feedback i have gotten.