Odd-eyed Blonde

Named after our kitten, who has odd-coloured eyes and is very blonde!

Pre-Boil Gravity: 1.051 SG
Original Gravity: 1.055 SG
Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
ABV: 6.0 %
IBU: 24 IBU
Colour: 12 EBC
BU:GU Ratio: 0.43

Mash water: 22L
Sparge water: 12L

Grain:
5.8kg Pilsner Malt (90%)
300g Wheat Malt (5%)
300g Aurora Malt (5%)

Hops:
15g Nelson Sauvin (22 IBU) @ 60min
18g Tettnang (or a noble hop) 2 IBU @ flame-out with hopstand

Mash at 42°C for 15 mins
Mash at 62°C for 35 mins.
Mash at 70°C for 25 mins
mash out at 75°C for 10 mins.

Sparge and boil for 60 mins

Chill to 18°C pitch 1 smack-pack of Wyeast 3787 (Trappist High Gravity). Ferment at 18°C for 2 days then allow the temperature to do what it wants for the next few days. Slowly raise the temperature up to 28°C to make sure it finishes dry enough.

One Response to “Odd-eyed Blonde”

  1. andrew

    was this what we had last night?
    couldn’t find it on the BCS notes, but was a highlight

    Reply

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