American Blonde Ale - 1 Gallon


1.0lb (.45 kg) CBW Pilsen Light Powder (Dry Malt Extract) - added during boil
1.6 oz (45g) Pilsen Malt - steeped
.8 oz (23g) 2-Row Caramel Malt 40L - steeped
.14 oz (4.0g) Cascade (5.5%) - added during boil, boiled 60m
.18 oz (5.0g) Willamette (5.0%) - added during boil, boiled 10m

Estimated Gravites, Color, ABV & Bitterness:

Original Gravity: 1.049 (1.038 - 1.054)

Terminal Gravity: 1.012 (1.008 - 1.013)

Color: 4.13 (3.0 - 6.0)

Alcohol: 4.77% (3.8% - 5.5%)

Bitterness: 21.1 (15.0 - 28.0)

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-Bring a brew pot with 1.75 gallons (6.6 L) of water to 155F (68.3C)
-Put the grains into a muslin bag and make a knot.
-Steep the grains in the hot water for 20 minutes, gently dunking/stirring.
-Remove the grains and allow liquid to drip back into the pot (do not squeeze).
-Bring the wort to boil. Stir and add the extract first, then bittering hops.
-Set a timer for 60 minutes.
-Stir frequently to keep the extract from scorching.
-Add the second hops if directed (usually at 30, 15 or 10 minutes).
-At 60 minutes of boil, remove the wort from heat and cool to 70F (21.1C).
-Pour the beer into fermenter splashing vigorously to oxygenate.
-Pitch the yeast, and cover with a lid that has a fermentation lock.
-Allow the beer to ferment for 1-2 weeks.
-Avoiding the sediment, siphon the beer into a bottling bucket with priming sugar.
-Siphon the primed beer into sanitized bottles and cap tightly.
-Allow bottles to condition for 2 weeks at room temperature.
-Chill and serve.