Recipes

$12 Cream Ale

$12 Cream Ale, a gold medal winning recipe from the 2011 NHC in the light hybrid beer category. This light beer is great for the upcoming warm season, but it's still tasty enough to satisfy.

$12 Cream Ale | Cream Ale

Ingredients

  • For 5.5 gallons (20.82 L)
    • 11.0 lb (4.99 kg) Briess two-row malt
    • 0.75 oz (21 g) Willamette pellet hops, 4.7% a.a. (60 min)
    • 0.5 oz (14 g) Willamette pellet hops, 4.7% a.a. (30 min)
    • 0.25 oz (7 g) Willamette pellet hops, 4.7% a.a. (0 min)
    • White Labs WLP051 California Ale V yeast
    • 2.6 vol forced CO2 to carbonate

    Specifications

    • Original Gravity: 1.054
    • Final Gravity: 1.015
    • ABV: 5.1%
    • IBU: 20.7
    • SRM: 3.6
    • Boil Time: 60 minutes
    • Efficiency: n/a
    • Pre-boil Volume: n/a
    • Pre-boil Gravity: n/a

    Directions

    • Mash grains at 154° F (68° C) for 60 minutes. Mash out at 168° F (76° C) for 10 minutes.
    •  Primary Fermentation: 21 days at 60° F (16° C)