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Offline barryh

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Recipe Suggestion
« on: March 28, 2013, 01:00:39 PM »
Making a batch for the lady of the house who happens to like Henry's Blonde. I think it is a lager, but I am looking for an extract ale recipe that might come close. Google has returned precious little except that the hops may be Cascade. I am fairly new to brewing, so I could use some help creating a recipe. I have been looking at Blonde Ale recipes for ideas. Would appreciate any suggestions. Normally I would not be interested in cloning Henry's but after all, she's the one who bought me my brewing kit and got me started.  :)

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Re: Recipe Suggestion
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2013, 01:10:16 PM »
Keep it simple.

6 lb extra pale DME
maybe a touch of light crystal/cara
 little bit of a neutral bittering hop @ 60 minutes (magnum, bravo, anything high alpha, but only like 10 IBU worth
.5-1 oz of cascade at flame out

1 packet of us-05 rehydrated. beauty.
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Re: Recipe Suggestion
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2013, 01:21:25 PM »
Awesome, thanks Mort!

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Re: Recipe Suggestion
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2013, 06:44:37 AM »
Here's the recipe and procedure for Bleach Blonde Ale, partial mash that I made when I was doing extract batches.  It went over quite well.  I've since adapted the recipe several times for all grain (it's a "house beer").