Source: Dave Szakacs
Recipe added: 03/08/99
Moderately dry, lightly hopped golden lager with very nice body and head retention. My wife, Jeanne's favorite beer, thus the name!
Recipe type: Extract
Batch Size: 5 gallons
Starting Gravity: 1.048
Finishing Gravity: 1.016
Time in Boil: 60 minutes
Primary Fermentation: 7 days
Secondary Fermentation: 30 days
- 12 oz. Pale Ale Malt
- 6.5 Pounds Ex Light DME
- 1 oz Centennial hop pellets
- 1/2 oz Kent Goldings hops
- 1 oz Cascade leaf hops
- 1/2 teaspoon Irish moss
- Wyeast # 2112 California lager
- One 1/2 oz. Libery hop plug
- 3/4 cup corn sugar
Steep crushed grains in 1 gal. 160 deg. water for 30 min.
Rinse grains with 1/2 gal 160 deg. water. Bring volume of water to 3 gal and bring to boil. Add Extract and Centennial hops. After 30 min., add Kent Goldings hops. Add Irish moss for last 15 min of boil. Turn off heat and add 1/2 oz Cascade for 5 min. Chill and strain into fermentor and add enough pre-boiled cool water to make 5 gal.Add yeast.Ferment @ 55-65 deg. for 7 days.Rack & add 1/2 oz Cascade & Liberty plug in hop bag. Lager 30 days @ 40 degrees. Prime with corn sugar and bottle or keg.
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