Belgian Blonde Ale Partial Mash w/more grain less extract

Belgian-Style Blonde Ale - Partial Mash

Recipe Description

I used the template recipe but wanted to use more grain, as I can mash about 4 pounds on the counter top pretty easily.

  • Batch Size: 5 gal (18.9 L)
  • Boil Size: 6 gal (22.7 L)
  • Boil Time: 60 mins

Ingredients

  • Grains/Fermentables
  • 2.5 lbs (1.13 kg) Belgian Pilsner 2-Row (2 °L)
  • 0.5 lbs (0.23 kg) Munich Malt (9 °L)
  • 0.5 lbs (0.23 kg) CaraPils (2 °L)
  • After Boil
  • 1 lbs (0.45 kg) Extra Light Dry Malt Extract (1 °L)
  • 3 lbs (1.36 kg) Light Liquid Malt Extract (4 °L)
  • 0.5 lbs (0.23 kg) Orange Blossom Honey (4 °L)
  • Hops
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Tettnanger Pellet 4.4% AA (Boil - 60 mins)
  • 0.5 oz (14.17 g) Spalter Pellet 5.55% AA (Boil - 15 mins)
  • 0.5 oz (14.17 g) Spalter Pellet 5.55% AA (Boil - 0 mins)
  • Yeast
  • Safbrew T-58 (Dry)

Directions

Soak crushed grains in 2 gallons of water at 150 F for 30 mins. Add dry extract then bring to a boil.

Add hops at times given. Add liquid extract with 15 mins left in the boil. Transfer to primary, top off with cool water to reach 5 gallons and pitch yeast.
Corn sugar is used for bottle priming.

Hold in primary fermentor for 10 days at 72 °F (22 °C).

Transfer to secondary fermentor for 11 days.

Allow to carbonate and age for 14 days.

If you started brewing this beer today you could be drinking it by Sept. 25, 2017. Start brewing this recipe.