All Grain Beechwood Aged Cream Ale Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Cream Ale aged with Beechwood chips. Crisp, clean ale with light notes of wood, citrus, and sweet malt. Medium-light bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and smooth refreshing finish.
10 lbs Pale 2-row
1 lb White Wheat Malt
8 oz Flaked Barley
6 oz. Flaked Corn
1/2 oz. Columbus 15%a, 60 minutes
1/2 oz. Centennial 10%a, 20 minutes
Other: 2 cups of Beechwood chips
Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.
Sparge at 170 degrees.
One hour boil with hop regimen above. Add herbs during last 5 minutes of the boil.
Ferment at 63-68 degrees.
Rack to secondary and age for 3 weeks with Beechwood chips. (works well aging in a homebrew keg with the Beechwood chips in a nylon bag).