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Vanilla Cream Ale

Cream Ale



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Brewer/Contributor: Mark Zgarrick

Batch Size: 3.00 gal

Boil Size: 2.50 gal

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Vanilla Cream Ale

Type: Extract

Date: 2/10/2004

Batch Size: 3.00 gal

Brewer: Mark Zgarrick
Boil Size: 2.50 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 45 min Equipment: Brew Pot (4 Gallon)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: -
Taste Notes:


AmountItemType% or IBU
4.00 lbPale Liquid Extract (8.0 SRM)Extract88.89 %
0.50 lbMunich Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM)Grain11.11 %
0.50 ozWilliamette [4.70 %] (45 min)Hops11.5 IBU
1.00 ozSaaz [3.60 %] (8 min)Hops5.8 IBU
1.00 itemsWhirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 min)Misc
3.00 tbspVanilla Extract (Bottling 5.0 min)Misc
3.00 galChicago, ILWater
1 PkgsSafAle English Ale (DCL Yeast #S-04)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.049 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.045 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.013 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.014 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.69 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.04 %
Bitterness: 17.2 IBUCalories: 200 cal/pint
Est Color: 8.4 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: NoneTotal Grain Weight: 10.00 lb
Sparge Water: -Grain Temperature: -
Sparge Temperature: -TunTemperature: -
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSEMash PH: -

Steep grains as desired (30-60 minutes)

Mash Notes: -

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Corn SugarVolumes of CO2: 2.5
Pressure/Weight: 2.4 ozCarbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 


2/17 - Bottled with 2.4 oz corn sugar for priming and 3 tbsp of pure organic vanilla extract.
* Brewed this for my girlfriend after we tasted one at a local brewfest. It's your basic light/blonde ale with a nice vanilla aroma and flavor. Add 1 teaspoon of the vanilla extract to your bottling bucket and taste a sample until it is to your liking.

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