Belgian Blond Ale Recipe - Heidis happily ever after

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Heidis happily ever after

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All Grain
5 Gallon(s)
6.5 Gallon(s)
60 min
75%
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Apricot ale for my wife who puts up with my cra

Fermentables

% lb fermentable ppg   L   usage  
65% 5 Golden Promise - UK 37
Mash
19% 1.5 White Wheat - US 40
Mash
10% 0.75 Caramel/Crystal 20 - US 35
20°
Mash
3% 0.25 Honey Malt - CA 37
25°
Mash
3% 0.25 Honey- Orange blossom 33
Late
7.75 lb

Hops

oz variety type usage time AA   IBU  
1 Hersbrucker Pellet Boil 60 minutes 2.5 10.1
1 oz IBUs calculated using the Tinseth formula

Yeast

name attenuation  
Fermentis Safale US-05 81%
 

Other Stuff

amount unit name usage
4 floz Orange blossom honey Flame Out
3 lb Apricot puree Secondary
3 floz Apricot extract Bottle
 

Mash Steps

type heat temp °F time
Saccharification Rest Infusion 154 60 minutes
Batch sparge Infusion 170 5 minutes
 

Special Instructions

  1. Add Honey at flameout, start wort chiller immediately after
  2. Add apricot puree after high krausen- 3 days in
  3. Bottle with 4 oz. corn sugar, age beer 4 weeks minimum
  4. Pour two beers, and share with a loved one
  5. I mean drink both to your head
  6. Now pour another glass for that special someone
  7. And drink that glass to your head
  8. Call that special someone and tell them you ran out of beer
  9. Apricot extract is from Olivenation

Tasting Notes (1)

Brewdog333

Tasted on 6/3/2018 by Brewdog333

Notes:

Made this beer for my 20th anniversary and my wife LOVES it. Will collect extra sexual favors from my hubby........

Recipe Facts

Heidis happily ever after
Belgian Blond Ale
5.00 Gallons Liters
6.50 Gallons Liters  @  60  min
1.044
1.008
6.3° SRM
75%
10.1 IBU (tinseth)
0.23
4.6% ABV
143 per 12oz
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