Blue Moon Style Beer Recipe D.I.Y.

Blue Moon Style Beer Recipe D.I.Y.
Blue Moon Style Beer Recipe D.I.Y. What a Drink!

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Are you looking for an awesome Blue Moon Style Beer Recipe? You now have no reason to look any further; you have just found what you have been looking for!


  • Beer Style: Winter beer Belgian
  • Recipe Type: all-grain
  • Yield: 5 US gallons


Step 1
  • 5 lbs – Pale Malt – 2 Row (Cargill) (2.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 4 lbs 8.0 oz – Wheat Malt, Bel (2.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 2 lbs – Caramel/Crystal Malt – 10L (10.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 8.0 oz – Carapils (Briess) (1.5 SRM) (Grain)
  • 8.0 oz – Oats, Flaked (Briess) (1.4 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1.0 oz – Hallertauer [4.8%] – Boil 60 min (Hops)
  • 0.25 tsp – Irish Moss (Boil 10 min) (Misc)
  • 0.50 oz – Orange Peel, Bitter (Boil 5 min) (Misc)
  • 0.50 oz – Orange Peel, Sweet (Boil 5 min) (Misc)
  • 0.25 oz – Coriander Seed (Boil 5 min) (Misc)
  • 1 pkgs – SafAle English Ale (DCL/Fermentis #S-04) (Yeast)
  • 3 oz of priming sugar


Step 1

Mash the two-row malt, wheat malt, and flaked oats in 5 quarts of water. Hold temperature at 154°F. for 60 minutes.

Strain the wort into the brew kettle, then rinse grains with 1 gallon of water at 170°F., collecting run-off in the brew kettle.

Step 2

Mix in liquid malt extract and add clean water to bring boil volume to 3.5 gallons. Bring to a boil, add hops, and boil for 60 minutes.

Step 3

Add the 0.25 tsp – Irish Moss in the last 10 min of the boil

Step 4

Add the orange peel and coriander in the last 5 minutes of the boil.

Step 5

Prepare a 2L yeast starter by stirring the yeast into the water then let mixture stand in cup for 15 minutes, make sure it is bubbling and then you will add it to your beer after the beer has cooled.

Fermentation Through Bottling

let cool in pot or primary before adding yeast, pour into carboy leave a at least a third of the carboy empty and put on airlock.

Chill wort, top off to 5 gallons, and stir to mix and aerate. Pitch yeast and ferment at 65F-70F for one week make sure your carboy is at least a third empty leaving space for frothing and foaming.

After 1 week rack into your secondary carboy and let sit for a week. The less exposure to oxygen the better it will taste.

After the second week you will bottle the beer sterilize and then bottle and cap.

You will need 3 oz for priming sugar.

Estimate Of Your Numbers

Obviosly when all numbers are all the same, gravity which shows you the sugar content if your original gravity is higher then it will have a higher alc. content. Final gravity higher will have a lower content.

Original Gravity: 1.071
Final Gravity: 1.018
Alcohol by Vol: 6.94%
Color SRM: 36.1  Color Sample 
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

Congratulations, You Have Completed Making this Awesome Blue Moon Style Beer Recipe!

You now need a bottle and a label which are cool enough to compliment your hard work. Honestly, if you put it into a cheap bottle, people will make fun of you. BUT, if it looks good, people will rave about it!

Notes on Utensils and Ingredients

  • Glass is always preferable when working with strong alcohol. Avoid plastic as much as possible.
  • Use organic ingredients to avoid pesticide residues.

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Binyomin Terebelo, Master Distiller and Drinkoligist

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Written by Binyomin Terebelo
I love hearing from you about why you love something I wrote or published or a recipe I don't know. I am Master Distiller at Terebelo Distillery, Love all things alcohol. Freelance for Grogmag and blog recipes for Weekend Rabbi too.
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