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Bumbling Blonde Ale

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Bumbling Blonde Ale

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Beer Style: Blonde Ale  (6B)
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5 US gallons

Blonde Ale
Beer Color


Tasted the beer at the beginning of primary. Yes, it was beer. I accidently took my gravity reading after I pitched the yeast. Oops, I hope I didn't drink too much yeast. Anyhow, it tasted fairly watery. It tasted like the main underlying taste was a pretty good balance of the lighter malt taste profile and the bitterness of the hops, just mixed with water. Really nice light floral hop aroma. I'm thinking that the hops will probably be the best part of this beer.


  • 8.0 oz - Caramel/Crystal Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 8.0 oz - Vienna Malt (3.5 SRM) (Grain)
  • 5 lbs - Extra Light Dry Extract (3.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1.0 oz - Northern Brewer [8.5%] - Boil 45 min (Hops)
  • 0.50 tsp - Irish Moss (Boil 10 min) (Misc)
  • 1.0 oz - Tettnang [4.5%] - Boil 5 min (Hops)
  • 1 pkgs - American Ale (Wyeast Labs #1056) (Yeast)
  • 1.00 tsp - BioFine (Secondary 1 weeks) (Misc)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.045 (11.1° P)
Final Gravity: 1.011 SG (2.8° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 4.4%
Color SRM: 3.8  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 21.4
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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 Reviewed by Vyn on Tue Sep 29 2020

Getting some new brewing hardware and this will be the maiden brew, planned for this coming weekend. I'll review after it gets into the primary...Rating a 3 for now, but will update as it goes along.

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 Reviewed by Wendy on Sun Jul 10 2016

Excellent medium bodied beer. Very low bitterness and silky finish with a beautiful golden color. It was my first time using Irish moss and it really helped with clarity. Thanks for the awesome recipe!

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 Reviewed by Brewdog on Sun May 11 2014

Putting this in my lineup.

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 Reviewed by KyleWagers on Mon May 5 2014

No comment given.