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Rusty
05-03-2005, 02:32 PM
Well, here we are in the month of May. Many of you have already started riding and drinking. And some still have some snow on the ground. But in anticipation of the upcomming summer months, I can't think of a better beer to brew than a good ole Light beer for those summer days. Post your recipes for your favorite light beer or a light beer that you might like to brew. We can all benifit from them all.


Here is a recipe that I call RustyWeiser. It is the beer that took second place at our local comp. here in Tulsa.


Type: Extract
Date:
Batch Size: 5.00 gal
Brewer:
Boil Size: 3.25 gal Asst Brewer: Scooter
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brew Pot (4 Gallon)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 37.2


Ingredients

Amount Item Type % or IBU
1.00 lb Light Dry Extract (8.0 SRM) Dry Extract 15.6 %
3.41 lb Muntons (3.0 SRM) Extract 53.2 %
0.50 oz Hallertauer Hersbrucker [4.00%] (60 min) Hops 5.2 IBU
0.50 oz Saaz [4.00%] (30 min) Hops 4.0 IBU
1.00 oz Hallertauer Hersbrucker [4.00%] (Dry Hop 5 days) Hops -
0.25 tsp Irish Moss (Boil 15.0 min) Misc
2.00 lb Corn Sugar (Dextrose) (0.0 SRM) Sugar 31.2 %
5.00 gal Tulsa, Oklahoma Water
1 Pkgs Superior (Superior) Yeast-Lager



Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.052 SG
Measured Original Gravity: 1.053 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.015 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.011 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.8 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.5 %
Bitterness: 9.3 IBU Calories: 235 cal/pint
Est Color: 3.6 SRM Color: Color

Tony
05-05-2005, 07:26 AM
Here is my addition for summer:

New England Summertime Light

Style: American Light Lager
Type: Extract/Grain
Size: 5 gallons
Color: 7 HCU
Bitterness: 17 IBU
OG: 1.046 FG: 1.011
Alcohol: 4.5% v/v (3.5% w/w)

Grain:
4 oz. American crystal 20L
4 oz. Flaked corn
Steep:15 minutes @ 145 degrees (Allows for low carbohydrates)

Boil:60 minutes
5 lb. Light malt extract
1 lb. Wheat malt extract
Irish Moss added for the last 15 minutes.

Hops:
.5 oz. Cascade (60 min)
.25 oz. Saaz (30 min)
.25 oz. Saaz (15 min)
.25 oz. Saaz (aroma)

Yeast: Wyeast #2007 Pilsen

Priming: Corn Sugar 3.76 oz. for 5 gallons @ 50°F

1oz Amylase Enzyme in primary
1oz Amalase Enzyme in secondary
(Anylase Enzyme converts startches to fermentable sugars, ensuring complete fermentation)

Lager as usual.