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PreProhibition Cream Ale 1C
« on: November 09, 2016, 03:58:48 PM »
A not so standard 1C Cream Ale.  I will take shuns but I thought I would share my current exp.  Pre-Prohibition  Cream ales were hoppier and stronger - according to BJCP guidelines and other sources.  So that is what I set out to do, so here it is mashing away so we will see what happens

Pale Balanced Water Profile
5.3pH
1.3 SO4/Cl
Single Infusion Medium Body
1.061 OG
32.6IBUs
7.7 SRM
6.0% ABV

Grist
82% Brewers Malt
11.7% Corn
3.9% Crystal 60
2.4% Honey malt
23.3IBUS Idaho 7 at 15mins
9.4IBUS Idaho 5 at 5mins
Planning on another 1oz Idaho 7 dry hopped for 4 days.
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Re: PreProhibition Cream Ale 1C
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2016, 01:32:27 PM »
well it was a great brew day.  Ended higher than expected.  Still trying to dial in my efficiency.  84% 1.071OG Pitched at 64F, going strong 14hrs later.  Will continue to post as this goes on... so far everything looks good.
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Re: PreProhibition Cream Ale 1C
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2016, 03:10:44 PM »
What yeast?
On Tap/Bottled: Haze for Daze IPA, G Pils, Maibock, Kolsch, Summer Gold       

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Re: PreProhibition Cream Ale 1C
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2016, 03:18:40 PM »


WLP060 American Blend.  Which I believe to be a blend of 001/051/840

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Re: PreProhibition Cream Ale 1C
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2016, 08:38:58 PM »
First time I have ever seen a fermentation shoot out of a carboy 4x in 2 days... it's a fountain of yeast sludge and there is 1.5 gallon headspace

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Re: PreProhibition Cream Ale 1C
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2016, 03:30:45 PM »
FG at 1.010, dry hopping today.  Then off to cold conditioning before bottling.
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Re: PreProhibition Cream Ale 1C
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2016, 02:31:34 PM »
Holy hop heaven's... this is amazing...

Temp correction is 1.010
Uncarbed, still crashing and have not used gelatin yet...  but this idaho 7 is amazing.  Aroma is Sweet apricots, peach, black tea, and a little piney.
Flavor is black tea and peaches.  It's such a smooth bitterness that plays really well with the corn and clean base malt.

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Re: PreProhibition Cream Ale 1C
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2016, 12:18:07 AM »
After talking to a brewer at Triton, I may have missed a step by using crystal 60.  They would not of had any crystal in cream ales, most brew logs/recipes found from that time did not use crystal malts.

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