July Bleachers

Ingredients:

5.5 lbs. 2 Row Brewers Malt
1 oz. Caramel 60 Malt
1 oz. Munich Malt
1 oz. Wheat Malt
1 lb. Dry Rice Extract
.5 oz. Pearl Hops
.25 oz. Hallertauer Hops
1 tsp. Irish Moss
1 Pkg. Saflager # S-23

Procedure:

Single stage mash 60 minutes @ 154 deg. Sparge with 170 deg. Water till 6-1/2 gallons in boil pot. Add .5 oz. Pearl hops at 30 minutes into the boil. Add 1 tsp. Irish Moss at 45 minutes into boil. At 55 minutes add .25 oz. Hallertauer hops and finish boil and cool to 75 deg. Transfer to fermenter and add yeast. Ferment at 50 deg. until complete. Transfer to bottling bucket or corny keg. If bottling, add ¾ cup corn sugar and bottle. If going into a corny keg, force carbonate. 4.5% alcohol by volume and 15 IBU.

Comments:

Really great beer for hot July days. Very similar to Budwieser.