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Sam Adams Summer Ale Clone Extract
Color
Stats
OG1.055
FG1.014
IBU20
ABV5.30 %
SRM3
BJCP Style
03B. Light Ale, American Wheat
Description
This light, wheat-based thirst-quencher is perfect for summertime. Summer Ale has delicate complexities of citrus and peppery spiciness, while maintaining a clean, refreshing palate.
Submitted by kdallmer on 17-Aug-2012

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes Very good Summer Ale, light , tasty and definitly tastes like more!
Awards
Boil Volume 6.00 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast Wyeast # 1056 XL American Ale Yeast (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation 7
Secondary Fermentation 7
Other Fermentation
Procedure bring water to boil, add malt extract slowly to desolve. bring to boil again and add bittering hops. Add hops and adjuncts at scheduled times. cool to 70 degrees, move to fermentor and pitch yeast rack at 7 days to carboy. bottle with 2/3 to 3/4 cups corn sugar.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.035 1.055 1.055
FG 1.008 1.014 1.015
IBU 10 20 30
SRM 2 3 8
ABV 3.7 5.30 5.5
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
100.0 % 6.00 Wheat Dry Malt Extract 41.4 2.7
  6.00     41.4  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
33.3 % 0.50 Perle bitter Pellet 8.0 4.0 60 0.263 15.8
33.3 % 0.50 Saaz flavor Pellet 3.5 1.8 10 0.096 2.5
33.3 % 0.50 Saaz aroma Pellet 3.5 1.8 5 0.053 1.4
  1.50               20.0
Miscellaneous Ingredients
Weight/Units Name Notes
2 gm Seeds of Paradise, crushed 5
1 oz Lemon Zest of 1 lemon, fresh 10 min boil
1 tsp irish moss 15 min boil