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Blonde Ale - All Grain Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

Blonde Ale - All Grain Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

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Description

A Blonde Ale is a great starter beer for those who are new to craft beer. This Blonde Ale recipe is an easy drinking beer, low in esters, and balanced with enough hop character to accentuate the malt profile. We brew this beer for big party events.

Estimated Original Gravity:1.044-48
SRM (Color Rang)e: 4
IBU's: 14-18
Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 4.5%

 

Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags, yeast or priming sugar. To find our yeast recommendations, choose your preferred kit option above and then select the drop-down menu under “Yeast Options”.  For more info, click on the recommended yeast(s) below in the “You Might Also Need” section below. All grains will come milled, unless you select unmilled base malts.
 
 
ABV %4.5
IBU16
SRM8
Beer StyleBlonde & Kolsch
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentLow (3-5%)
BitternessLow (10-25ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodAll Grain
Pre-MilledY
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Brewing for someone new to craft ales. Looking for a light, pilsner like feel w low IBU
James C on Nov 9, 2020
Just made it and it is wonderful.
Andrew R on Jul 21, 2020
Brewing for someone new to craft ales. Looking for a light, pilsner like feel w low IBU
James C on Nov 9, 2020
a favorite (with minor modifications) for three years
David H on Oct 14, 2020
Just made it and it is wonderful.
Andrew R on Jul 21, 2020
I wanted to brew beer.
Niky on Jul 9, 2020
refreshing; right for summer
Hermann E on Jul 3, 2020
Friends favorite
Nathan H on Jun 27, 2020
Purchased before
James A on Jun 27, 2020
because i like Ale beer
Jonathan B on May 20, 2020
summer is almost here! time to try something new.
jeff l on May 6, 2020
I want a simple Blonde Ale (Summer Beer) for lounging at my pool.
Brent W on May 5, 2020
Haven't brewed a Blonde yet.
Lisa M W on May 4, 2020
Try something new
Daniel S on Apr 21, 2020
I like blonde ales
Tim H on Apr 12, 2020
Looks very serviceable
Todd B on Apr 12, 2020
I like it
Deland H on Mar 24, 2020
I liked the extract version.
George P on Mar 21, 2020
I have a weakness for blondes.
Robert L Embrey S on Feb 19, 2020
To compare side by side to the extract kit.
Jeff P on Dec 7, 2019
Who doesn't love a good blonde?
Brian B on Sep 11, 2019
new to me kit
Tony L on Jun 6, 2019
Wanted something light for summer
dan rush on Jun 5, 2019
brewed before, loved it
Don H on May 30, 2019
First all grain attempt
Brian L P on Apr 29, 2019
Easy drinking beer.
Oren J T on Apr 11, 2019
Simple beer to get back into brewing with.
Dan K on Mar 30, 2019
Great every time just add honey.
Ed Z on Mar 23, 2019
Planning to kettle sour this and add 3#/gal of berries
Daniel H on Jan 16, 2019
i like blondes
ben w on Dec 29, 2018
I like blonde ales.
LANCE H on Dec 12, 2018
Brewing a mango blonde for Thanksgiving
Bradley G on Oct 5, 2018
Wanted something that would go well with traditional turkey
Scott L on Oct 4, 2018
Brewed it before and liked it really well
Jeff Faldowski on Jul 14, 2018
Happy wife= happy life. My next brew will be an IPA
Kelli T on Jun 26, 2018
I like blond ales and wanted to know your recipe
Tom Van G on Jun 7, 2018
I have brewed this several times and folks like it, Great summer brew.
Jeffrey Palmer on May 7, 2018
Needed a simple style to brew for a very special occasion. A beer that would appeal to all that taste it
Thomas F on Apr 16, 2018
easy to brew great flavor
FRANCISCO P on Mar 22, 2018
Price, good for novice beer drinkers
Michael Blair H on Feb 27, 2018
Want a lighter beer
Andrea Roskowski on Feb 2, 2018
My wife
Chris D on Jan 22, 2018
a favorite (with minor modifications) for three years
David H on Oct 14, 2020
I wanted to brew beer.
Niky on Jul 9, 2020
Referencing the Blonde Ale - Lots of yeast choices - Best recommendation?
Art Diaz-Gonzalez on Aug 5, 2020
BEST ANSWER: It depends on what you are comfortable with. Dry yeast is a little more for giving when used with a starter and keeps longer. Liquid yeast can give better results because there is more variety to pair with your brew. From my experience always keep dry on hand in case you have a stopped fermentation. For me dry has always been good and the most consistent, you cannot go wrong with Safale-05. Just use a starter and watch the manic happen.
Reviews

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Super Smashable Summer Suds
This Blonde is really simple and surprisingly good. Goes down way too easy. Reminds me of a Longboard or 805, but definitely with more character in there. Brewed it with grains twice in a row (my friends drank the first one way too fast) and it turned out dead on point and on target both times. So simple that it would be a good base for experimentation.
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October 4, 2020
Great basic beer
I love IPAs and NEIPAs, so that’s usually what a brew. But I wanted to have something lighter and refreshing for the hot summer days. This is perfect. For those that like the boring light beers, this is great for them. But it also has just a little more flavor than the silver bullets. This will be on my regular rotation to have on tap in the keezer. Also, it was very simple to brew.
June 13, 2020
Purchased
6 months ago
Always a Favorite
Everyone always love this ale. Especially appeals to the domestic commercial beer guys and gals. A nice light and refreshing beer. This batch I used for a base for a pineapple flavored beer. Used 1/2 oz. of pineapple flavoring for just a slight hint of pineapple.
February 5, 2019
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Very Nice Lighter Brew
I have brewed this for a summer brew several times and is always a nice addition to our summer offerings. It has an almost nutty background flavor which is pleasing to the palate. It's light bodied and sits well for hotter weather. Perfect quencher for sitting on the porch after doing some summer work or while you are cooking up that BBQ.
August 2, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Great summer beer
Nice light beer for hot summer days after mowing the lawn. You'll want to cut the grass a second time so you can have some more.
November 28, 2017
Perfect summer beer.
ABV not too high, clean crisp and full of flavor. Recommended.
September 4, 2017
Great Summer Beer
Bright, simple, fresh, clean and very drinkable. I serve mine with a lower carbonation than other beers which helps to bring out the flavors. As others have said a great introduction to craft beer for those that normally drink the yellow fizzy stuff.
August 25, 2017
Perfect Lawn-mowing beer
I have to come clean and admit that I have from time to time purchased PBR as something I can chug on a Sunday afternoon without getting smashed and without destroying my palate with a something like a session IPA. This kit has a nice hop flavor and has good body (if mashed for that profile) with a low ABV, mine came in around 5%. Best of all is my wife is a dedicated Hop-Head and won't touch it...more for me!
May 14, 2015
wifes favorite
have brewed from extract and will be first time with alll grain in my new system.
May 2, 2014
My
I like to always brew different recipes and keep a huge variety on hand. It is rare I will brew a recipe twice. With that said, this is the first beer I've brewed a second time (and just ordered the ingredients to do 2 more batches).

This beer is light enough to please my "Coors Light" and "Budweiser" drinkers, while still being flavorful enough to please my craft beer lovers. After brewing this for the first time last year, it became clear that this is a must have summer beer and is one I need to make sure I don't run out of!
April 22, 2014