Blonde Ale Recipe - Sting in the Tail Pale Ale

Recipe Info

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Sting in the Tail Pale Ale

by on
All Grain
22.7125 Liter(s)
26.4979 Liter(s)
90 min
78%
First made 23rd Jan 2017

Fermentables

94% - Maris Otter Pale - UK
3.901
38
3
Mash
3% - Crystal 50L - UK
0.1361
34
50
Mash
3% - Flaked Barley - US
0.1134
32
2
Mash

Hops

Fuggles
21.2621
Leaf
Boil
90 min(s)
4.8
11.6
Bramling Cross
10.9996
Leaf
Boil
10 min(s)
6
2.5
Liberty
9.9989
Pellet
Boil
10 min(s)
4
1.7
Liberty
22.9999
Pellet
FlameOut
0 min(s)
4
0.0
Fuggles
20.0006
Leaf
DryHop
3 day(s)
4.8
0.0

Yeast

Muntons Muntons Premium Gold
80%

Other Stuff

Gypsum
4.9289
ml
Boil
Burton water crystals
4.9289
ml
Boil
Citric acid
4.9289
ml
Boil
Irish Moss
4.9289
ml
Boil
Ginger
0.7
kg
FlameOut
Small fresh chilli
1
each
Boil
Ginger
0.2
kg
Secondary
Small fresh chilli
1
each
Secondary

Mash Steps

No mash steps in this recipe

Special Instructions

1.
Mash 5 Hrs. Grain in @ 55C for 1/2 hour
2.
Then1.5 hrs @ 60C then up to 66C for 3 hrs
3.
Temp up to 77C then sparge with water at same temp.
4.
Salts added - 6 gallons collected
5.
Fuggles in at boiling point. Boiled for 75 mins
6.
Hops in last ten mins and at flame out
7.
300gm fresh ginger last 10 mins of boil
8.
Britewort in last 10 mins
9.
Wort Chiller in boil for 2 mins
10.
400gms fresh Ginger last 1 min of boil
11.
I small chilli chopped and in at flame out
12.
Flame out and last hops in for 15 mins
13.
Allowed to stand and steep for 15 mins
14.
Chilled to 20C in 20 mins
15.
Made up to 5 gallons with cold water SG 1.045
16.
SG after 40hrs fermentation SG1.028
17.
After 3 days SG1.018 - Racked
18.
Racked with 200gms peeled and grated ginger
19.
Also added a chopped small chilli and 40gms dry leaf Fuggles
20.
Racked 3 days later off the ginger, hops asd chilli
21.
Bottled 5th Feb with 20 tablets of sweetner added
22.
Bottled at SG0.06

Tasting Notes (2)

RadfordBrewer

Tasted on 1/18/2021 by RadfordBrewer

Notes:

One of my best

RadfordBrewer

Tasted on 7/12/2017 by RadfordBrewer

Notes:

A very nice ale with a ginger beer taste. Refreshing - a good summer beer to drink cold. Chili not strong but a hint in the background. Will make this again.

Recipe Facts

Sting in the Tail Pale Ale
Blonde Ale
  • 22.71 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 26.50 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 90  min Boil Time
  • 1.045 OG
  • 1.009 FG
  • 15.9 IBU (tinseth) Bitterness
  • 0.35 BG:GU
  • 5.6° SRM Color
  • 78% Efficiency
  • 4.6% ABV Alcohol
  • 147 per 12oz Calories
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