Debbie Does Amarillo Dirty Blonde Ale

Recipe Details

Batch Size Boil Time IBU SRM Est. OG Est. FG ABV
6 gal 60 min 18.1 IBUs 6.9 SRM 1.049 SG 1.011 SG 5.0 %

Fermentables

Name Amount %
Pale Ale Malt (Avangard) 11.5 lbs 82.14
Carapils (Briess) 1 lbs 7.14
Honey Malt (Gambrinus) 1 lbs 7.14
Caramel Malt - 10L (Briess) 0.5 lbs 3.57

Hops

Name Amount Time Use Form Alpha %
Amarillo 0.5 oz 60 min Boil Pellet 8.8
Amarillo 0.25 oz 30 min Boil Pellet 8.8
Amarillo 0.25 oz 5 min Boil Pellet 8.8

Yeast

Name Lab Attenuation Temperature
Safale American (US-05) DCL/Fermentis 77% 59°F - 75°F

Notes

1/4/2015
Brew day began at 11:00AM. Outside temp 32 degrees. Very windy.
Added Caramel 10 30 minutes into mash...oops.
O.G. - 1.046

1/8/2015
Blew off trub. Tried sample. Gravity: 1.010

1/26/2015
Kegged.
Sweet, malty, very slight hop flavor and aroma, no noticible bitterness.
F.G.: 1.008
ABV: 5.0%

2 thoughts on “Debbie Does Amarillo Dirty Blonde Ale”

    1. It isn’t too bad. Doing the brew in a bag method doesn’t make it much more involved that the beginner style extract kits you would start with.

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