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Busty Brewnette's "Not Tonight HONEY, I'm Tired" ALE All-grain
Color
Stats
OG1.048
FG1.008
IBU20
ABV5.20 %
SRM8
BJCP Style
03A. Light Ale, Blond Ale
Description
I created this recipe using Beersmith and tried to make an Ale version of Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss. I brewed this with all of my Groomsmen to drink at my bachelor party. It turned out really nice. The name is in honor of my wife.
Submitted by BeerHunter on 20-Apr-2008

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes Subtle hops presence. Noticeable honey flavor and very smooth.
Awards
Boil Volume 6.72 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast White Labs California Ale (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation Plastic 7 Days
Secondary Fermentation Glass 14 Days
Other Fermentation
Procedure Mash at 154' for 60 minutes. Batch Sparge. Add the Honey into the Primary with 4 days remaining or when fermentation has reached 1 bubble every 10 seconds.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.045 1.048 1.060
FG 1.008 1.008 1.015
IBU 15 20 33
SRM 2 8 8
ABV 4 5.20 6
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
40.0 % 4.00 German Pilsener 19.8 1.6
40.0 % 4.00 Wheat Malt 20.3 1.7
10.0 % 1.00 Canadian Honey Malt Gambrinus Honey Malt 3.9 25.0
10.0 % 1.00 Honey 4.6 1.5
  10.00     48.5  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
50.0 % 0.50 Cluster Pellet 7.7 3.9 60 0.288 16.6
50.0 % 0.50 Cluster Pellet 7.7 3.9 5 0.058 3.3
  1.00               20.0
Miscellaneous Ingredients
Weight/Units Name Notes
1 Whirfloc Tablet