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Offline TheCrumm

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Help with Honey and a wheat question
« on: September 30, 2010, 01:05:44 PM »
Type: Extract
 Date: 9/29/2010
Batch Size: 5.00 gal
 Brewer: 
Boil Size: 5.72 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min  Equipment: My Equipment 
Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0  Brewhouse Efficiency: -
Taste Notes: Can't wait a year for mead? Then try this light crisp and refreshing ale. A unique addition to the Midwest line up. This light ale can be brewed for any special occasion regardless of what time of year it is. Our ingredients for this recipe include: 3.3 
 
Ingredients
 
Amount Item Type % or IBU
3.30 lb LME Golden Light (Briess) (4.0 SRM) Extract 48.53 %
0.50 lb Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM) Grain 7.35 %
1.00 oz Glacier [6.50 %] (60 min) Hops 24.4 IBU
1.00 oz Cascade [3.70 %] (2 min) (Aroma Hop-Steep) Hops - 
0.14 oz Lemon Zest (Boil 15.0 min) Misc 
0.28 oz Lemon Peal (Boil 15.0 min) Misc 
3.00 lb Honey (1.0 SRM) Sugar 44.12 %
1 Pkgs American Ale (Wyeast Labs #1056) Yeast-Ale 

 
 
Beer Profile
 
Est Original Gravity: 1.046 SG
 Measured Original Gravity: 1.053 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.011 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.54 %  Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.60 %
Bitterness: 24.4 IBU Calories: 234 cal/pint
Est Color: 3.5 SRM Color: Color 
 
 

 
 

 

I put this recipe into Beersmith the problem I am using the Honey almost as an LME Light.  I have a 60min boil and I place the Honey in at about 30 to 15 min from the end of the boil.  if I leave the Honey as a sugar I can't change the boil time Beersmith always puts the boil time at 60 min this is not what I want.  So I change the Honey from a sugar to extract so I can have the late boil time but then beersmith always changes it back.


My other question is there any info on unmalted wheat by Rahr?


thank you