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Russian River Temptation Clone All Grain HomeBrew Recipe

 
Russian River Temptation Sour Blonde Clone
Russian River Temptation Sour Blonde Clone
Russian River Temptation Sour Blonde Clone

 
Overview
 

Recipe Type: All Grain
 
Size: 5 Gallons
 
Beer Style: Sour Blonde Ale
 
Target ABV: 7.5%
 
Target IBUs: 26
 
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4.5/ 5


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Posted January 23, 2014 by

 
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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.

Ingredients:

Malts

12 lbs Pale 2-row Malt

1 lb. Acidulated Malt

12 oz. CaraPils Malt

Hops

1/2 oz. Bravo 14%, 60 minutes

1/2 oz Styrian Goldings 4%, 40 minutes

1/2 oz. Styrian Goldings, at flameout

Yeast

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.

Instructions:

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.

Rack to a secondary, add Brett yeast and wine-soaked oak chips. Ferment for 10 weeks, then add the Lacto culture and ferment for 4-6 months. Beer will have more sour character with longer aging. Rack to a keg and force carbonate, or if bottling include a small amount of fresh Abbey Ale yeast with priming sugar.

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