Original gravity: 13 o PL
Blonde Beer (Hoegaarden-style) is a white cloudy beer, traditionally considered to be a summer drink. It leaves you a playfully sour and prolonged aftertaste. This beer is a bit bitter, with a ripe taste and served in a cool glass. Usually, it is consumed as an aperitif with a slice of orange or lemon.
INGREDIENTS / HL (1 hectolitre = 100 litres)
-Mash at 63oC for 50 minutes
-Rest at 72oC for 15 minutes
-Rest at 78oC for 2 minutes
Step 2: Filtration
Separate the wort from the spent grain at 78°C.
Step 3: Boiling
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
The volume of wort declines by 8 - 10%
After 15 minutes add Magnum hop
After 85 minutes add Hallertauer Mittelfruh and Amarillo, sugar, if necessary, and the spices
Step 4: Fermentation with Safbrew WB-06 at 28°C.