Stone and Wood Beer-Garden Ale CLONE

A delicious and aromatic ale brewed with a blend of pale and crystal malts, hopped with Galaxy. The Garden Ale has a citrus aroma balanced with clean malt characters and an easy bitter finish. An easy drinking MID-STRENGTH beer.

20 Litre Batch
Grainfather – All Grain
Est. ABV: 3.8%
Est. IBU’s: 27
Est. SG: 1.037
Est. FG: 1.008

1.9 kg Maris Otter
900g Munich
200g Medium Crystal
100g Dark Crystal
Add 14 litres of water to your Grainfather and insert inner basket, heat to 70°C. Add grain and stir well. Set temperature to 65°C, attach recirculation arm and recirculate for 60mins. Raise to 75°C and rest for 20 minutes. Raise basket and sparge with 13.5 litres of 75°C water to make pre-boil volume of approximately 26 litres.

HOPS FOR THE BOIL (60 minute total):
10g Ella or Galaxy (15% AA) (60min boil)
1tsp Irish Moss/Whirlfloc (10min boil)
10g Ella or Galaxy (15% AA) (10min boil)
10g Ella or Galaxy (15% AA) (0min boil)

Attach counter-flow chiller and chill the wort. Pump to fermenter and aerate well. Start fermentation as close as possible to 20°C*, preferably with Wyeast 1335 British Ale II, Safale S-04, or Mangrove Jack’s M36 Liberty Bell yeast. On the 5th day of fermentation dry hop with 30g Ella or Galaxy hops for 5 days.