STEAM BEER

Steam Beer also known as California Common beer uses lager yeast but is fermented at Ale temperatures. This recipe comes from The Complete Joy of Homebrewing "The Sun Has Left Us on Time Steam Beer"

lb. crystal

Bring these grains to a mash (steep) temperature of 160-170 deg F. Hold 15-20 mins

Bring 1 gal of water to a boil in the brew pot.

Sparge grains with cool water into brew pot

Add 6.6 lbs. light malt extract

Optional - add 1 lb. honey

Boil with 2 oz Northern Brewer Hops 40 mins

Add 1-TSP Irish moss - 5 mins

Add to water in carboy, cool, add larger yeast