Sorghum Beer

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Simple Simon (Gluten Free)
Sorghum Beer
(5 gallons/19 L, extract)
OG = 1.047 FG = 1.011
IBU = 22 SRM = 8 ABV = 4.7%

Ingredients


6 lb. 11 oz. (3.0 kg) BriesSweet White Sorghum Syrup 45 DE High Maltose
0.50 lbs. (0.23 kg) honey
6 AAU Tettnang hops (60 mins)
(1.5 oz./43 g of 4% alpha acids)
Danstar Nottingham dried ale yeast
0.75 cups corn sugar (for priming)

Step by Step

Heat 2.5 gallons (9.5 L) of water to a boil, then stir in sorghum syrup. Return wort to a boil, then add hops and boil for 60 minutes. At the end of the boil, stir in honey with a sanitized spoon, then cool wort until sides of brewpot are cool to the touch. Transfer wort to a sanitized fermenter and top up with water to 5 gallons (19 L). Aerate wort and pitch yeast. Ferment at 68 °F (20 °C). Bottle with corn sugar.

Source: Brew Your Own Magazine

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