Blonde Ale – All Grain GONE


General Info

Another re-work of the Big Red Truck. Going for a cleaner, more refreshing, lower-alcohol finished product.

Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
19.00 pounds Colorado Base Pale 90.5%
2.00 pounds American Vienna Malt 9.5%
21.00 pounds Total Grain Weight 100%


Amount Hop Time AA
1.00 ounces Magnum 60 min 12.5%
1.00 ounces Cascade 20 min 5.7%
1.00 ounces Cascade 5 min 5.7%
3.00 ounces Total Hop Weight


Name Lab/Manufacturer Product ID Amount
Safale Fermentis US-05 2000 ml

Equipment Profile 15 Gallon/57 Liter Brew Pot (15) and 10 Gallon/38 Liter Cooler Mash Tun

Mash Profile Single Infusion Mash, Light Bodied Beer, No Mash Out


Mash profile for most well-modified malts.

Mash Steps

# Name Time Temp. Description
1 Mash In 75 min. 150°F

Add 100% of mash water at 162° F / 72° C

Water Profile Highlands Ranch, Colorado


Target a mash temp of 152°F.

Fermentation and Aging

14 days @ 70° F
35 days @ 34° F

Big Red Truck - Colorado Blonde

Date Brewed:  

Brew Day Data

  Target Actual Notes
Strike Water Amount: 7    
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Mash Temperature(s):      
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Sparge Water Amount: 8.5    
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Pre-Boil Gravity:      
Pre-Boil Amount: 11    
Post-Boil Amount: 10    
Boil Time: 90    
OG: 1.056 / 13.8° P    
Mash PH:      
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