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Brewer/Contributor: Brian Smith

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 3.98 gal

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Summer Citron

Type: Extract

Date: 4/19/1997

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Brian Smith
Boil Size: 3.98 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 45 min Equipment: Brew Pot (5 Gallon)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 30.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: -
Taste Notes: Just ok...totally different from previous lime beer. Very low alcohol...didn't ferment out; I attribute it to Edme changing their yeast (my next several batches had the same problem).


AmountItemType% or IBU
3.00 lbExtra Light Dry Extract (3.0 SRM)Dry Extract39.74 %
1.00 lbAmber Dry Extract (12.5 SRM)Dry Extract13.25 %
3.30 lbWheat Liquid Extract (8.0 SRM)Extract43.71 %
0.25 lbCaramel/Crystal Malt - 20L (20.0 SRM)Grain3.31 %
1.00 ozNorthern Brewer [8.00 %] (45 min)Hops19.7 IBU
1.00 ozHallertauer Hersbrucker [4.00 %] (5 min)Hops2.1 IBU
2.00 itemsLime Peel/Juice (Boil 45.0 min)Misc
1 PkgsEdme Ale Yeast (Edme #-)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.059 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.050 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.014 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.028 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.84 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 2.87 %
Bitterness: 21.8 IBUCalories: 232 cal/pint
Est Color: 7.5 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: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 3.8 ozCarbonation Used: 3/4 cup
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 


This label is on page 232 of "Homebrewing for Dummies".

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