Russian River Temptation Clone All Grain HomeBrew Recipe
Russian River Brewing Temptation Clone – All Grain
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a sour blonde ale similar to Russian River Brewing Temptation. Requires three levels of fermentation and about 9 months of total aging. Results in a complex blonde ale with refined sour flavors and earthy yeast notes.
12 lbs Pale 2-row Malt
1 lb. Acidulated Malt
12 oz. CaraPils Malt
1/2 oz. Bravo 14%, 60 minutes
1/2 oz Styrian Goldings 4%, 40 minutes
1/2 oz. Styrian Goldings, at flameout
Primary Fermentations – Wyeast 1214 Belgain Abbey
Secondary Fermentation – Wyeast 512 Brettanomyces bruxellensis
Tertiary Fermentation – Wyeast 5335 Lactobacillus
Other: 4 oz small light-toast oak chips soaked in Chardonnay wine for 24 hours.
Mash all grains for 60 minutes at 155 degrees.
Sparge at 170 degrees.
75 minute boil with hop regimen above.
Primary ferment at 65-68 degrees for 10 days with Belgian Abbey ale yeast.