Category Archives: blonde ale

Citra Blonde Ale 1.1

I desperately needed to get my taps fully filled before a new baby arrived (I was down to only two armed and operational faucets, and one of those was ready to give out at any moment!). I had a schwarzbier … Continue reading

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Beer Tasting: First Amendment Blonde Ale

After a month conditioning in the keg, my latest blonde ale seems to be at its peak! The Basics O.g. = 1.051; f.g. = 1.011; 5.2% abv; 5 SRM; 24 estimated IBU Aroma Malty sweet aroma, with a very slight fruitiness … Continue reading

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Holy Helles & First Amendment Blonde Ale Kegged

I did a whole mess of kegging tonight, to clear out fermenter space and move along some projects. First up was my Holy Helles (a Munich Helles), which I split into two 2.5 gallon kegs. The reason behind this was … Continue reading

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First Amendment Blonde Ale

This batch is a slight rework of my favorite blonde ale recipe. I upped the base malt a slight bit, and have switched to just Warrior as a bittering addition. I recently bought a pound of the stuff–my intention is to use it … Continue reading

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Beer Tasting: New World Blonde Ale

My New World Blonde Ale ran out last week, but I did a tasting before the keg kicked. Results are below. The Basics Original gravity = 1.045; final gravity = 1.008; abv = 4.9%; estimated IBU = 24 Aroma Initial aroma … Continue reading

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