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honey gold nugget All-grain
ABV6.20 %
BJCP Style
03A. Light Ale, Blond Ale
A gold color beer with a aftertaste of sweet honey and bitterness of brewers gold leaf hops makes the best combination for this medium taste of excellence
Submitted by mastershomebrew650 on 02-Aug-2012

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes Dont mind the red calculator accusation its incorrect this is some really good beer thats just what it states.
Awards Good beer buddys gold. 2011
Boil Volume 5.30 gallons
Boil Time 65 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast California white lab ale (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation 7-10 days
Secondary Fermentation none
Other Fermentation
Procedure heat mash water at 164 degrees F, your mash strike temp should be around 152-155 degrees F. mash at strike temp for 65-90 mins. sparge at 172 degrees and collect sugar water wort. Boil add water if needed to complete wort at 5.00 gallons. use an oz of brewers gold leaf hops when wort reaches boil, boil for 65 mins. let cool to 75-80 degrees F. After wort is cooled ferment in carboy or bucket. add yeast. when bubbling in rubber stopper has reached 1 bubble per minute add pure honey mixed in water, I use busy bee clover pure honey. use about a cup with water and mix well. Add let ferment more for about 2-3 days after bubbling in fermentation container stops. Use half a cup of corn sugar (dextrose) then bottle. let sit 2-3 days cool and get drunk.... :) just kidding enjoy greatly with this honey taste of delightful home brew taste.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.045 1.053 1.060
FG 1.008 1.005 1.015
IBU 15 0 33
SRM 2 8 8
ABV 4 6.20 6
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
50.0 % 5.00 Pils Two-row adds more sugar 26.3 1.2
30.0 % 3.00 Wheat Malt Two row base malt works fine 17.6 1.7
20.0 % 2.00 Canadian Honey Malt very good aroma 9.0 25.0
  10.00     52.8  
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
100.0 % 1.00 Brewer's Gold Leaf Whole/Plug 8.5 8.5 0.000 0.0
  1.00               0.0
Miscellaneous Ingredients
Weight/Units Name Notes
1 cup all natural honey Mix with water well