Susie's Slow Sipper Belgian Blonde Ale

A Homebrew Beer Recipe

Style (BJCP): 
19A. Belgian And French Ale - Belgian Pale Ale
Extract Ingredients: 

6.6 lb Pilsen LME
1 lb Pilsen DME
1.5 lb Munich Malt
1.0 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt)
0.5 lb Wheat Malt

1 oz. Cascade @ 60 Min
1 oz. Crystal @ 10 Min

1 Package of Safbrew 33, or upgrade with Wyeast Belgian Abbey or Imperial Organic Belgian Yeast

Extract Instructions: 

Heat 4.5 quarts of water to 165F. Add grains to bag and steep for 40 minutes, holding temperature around 155F. Rinse (sparge) grains with about 3 quarts of water at 155F. Let drip and remove grains. Add water to increase volume to reach 3-4 gallons. Bring to boil. Turn off heat while you add half of the liquid malt extract (LME), and stir until dissolved. Return to boil Start 60 minute timer. Add hops according to schedule above. At 15 minutes before end of boil, add the rest of the LME and DME (turning off burner until dissolved to avoid scorching).

Cool to 75F and pour into fermenter. Add clean, cool water to bring volume to 5 gallons. Aerate and pitch yeast. When fermentation is complete, rack into secondary for another week to age (optional). Bottle following normal bottling procedure.

All Grain Ingredients: 

7.0 lb Vienna Malt
3.0 lb 2-Row Malt
1.5 lb Munich Malt
1.0 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt)
0.5 lb Wheat Malt

1 oz. Cascade @ 60 Min
1 oz. Crystal @ 10 Min

1 Package of Safbrew 33 or upgrade with Wyeast Belgian Yeasts, or Imperial Organic Yeasts

All Grain Instructions: 

Mash at 152 Degrees for 60 minutes.

Volume in US Gallons: 
5.00gal
Final Gravity: 
1.01
Original Gravity: 
1.06
SRM (color): 
5
IBU: 
22
Official HBX Recipe: 
Yes
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