Category Archives: blonde ale

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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Honey Fuggle Ale Kegged

Today I kegged my Honey Fuggle Ale, after 11 days in the primary fermenter. This will definitely be a unique beer, in all of the best ways (I hope). The lightly fruity esters from the yeast and the sweet notes from … Continue reading

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Honey Fuggle Ale

I recently ran across a fun-looking recipe in BYO (December 2015 issue), for a clone of Firestone Walker’s 805. I was in the mood to make a blonde ale, and particularly in the mood to make a new recipe of blonde ale. With … Continue reading

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New World Blonde Ale

Time to make a classic summer beer! For this batch, I wanted to try something different, by mixing techniques used on two previous blonde ales that have turned out well. Firstly, following my Summer Blonde Ale, I elected to keep … Continue reading

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Beer Tasting: Citra Blonde Ale

Time to taste the Citra Blonde Ale! It has been in the keg for about two and a half weeks, and turns out to be an incredible beer. The Basics Original gravity = 1.049; final gravity = 1.015; abv = … Continue reading

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