Motueka Citra Golden Ale

My Golden Ale base is light enough to be able to experiment with hops and work out how they pair together. So today’s brew day is based on hops I had in the freezer, Citra and Motueka.

OG: 1.052
FG: 1.008
ABV: 5.8
IBU: 29
Colour: 10.6 EBC

4.8kg Gladfield American Ale Malt
0.2kg Gladfield Gladiator Malt
0.2kg Gladfield Light Crystal

15g Citra @ 60 min
15g Citra @ 5 min
15g Motueka @ 5 min
15g Citra @ 0 min
15g Motueka @ 0 Min
25g Citra Dry Hop Day 7
25g Motueka Dry Hop Day 7

2 x US05

Brew Day

12 days @ 18c
2 days @ 20c
2 days @ 2c
Gelatine added when temp hit 2 degress

Tasting Notes

Brew Day Notes
Brewday: 25 September 2020
Mashed in with 17 litres, sparged with 15
1.074 after mashout
1.043 post sparge, 27 litres
Preboil 1.044 j28 litres
23 litres post boil, 21.5 to fermenter @ 1.052

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Home brewer just tying to make the best beer I can with limited resources. I'm a sucker for a dark beer, and believe deep down that sours are just beers gone wrong - you can't trick me into drinking off beer.

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