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Imperial Common Extract
Color
Stats
OG1.069
FG1.022
IBU55
ABV6.10 %
SRM6
BJCP Style
06C. American Pale Ales, California Common Beer
Description
Pretty simple - 50% more malt and 50% more hops than the standard
Submitted by jimbothigpen on 02-Oct-2006

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes Big malty! Quite a kick.
Awards
Boil Volume 3.00 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast Primary: Generic Dried Lager Yeast; Secondary: Dried Champagne Yeast (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation Plastic bucket, 5 days @ 70F
Secondary Fermentation Glass Carboy, 7 days @ 65F
Other Fermentation
Procedure Steep grain bag at 155F for 45 minutes in 3 gallons water. Bring to boil, add extract. Return to boil, add 1oz Northern Brewer hops. Add 1oz Northern Brewer hops at 30 minutes. Add 1tsp Irish Moss at 45 minutes. Add 1oz Northern Brewer hops at 55 minutes. Total boil time: 60 minutes. Add to 3 gallons cold clean water in primary fermenter, cool to 70F, sprinkle lager yeast & shake. Primary fermentation done in 5 days. Add 1 pkg dried Champagne Yeast to bottom of clean glass carboy and rack from primary. Ferment in secondary 1 week. Bottle 5 days at 65F. Move bottles to fridge for 5 more days. Ready to drink! OG: 1.075 FG: 1.022
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.044 1.069 1.055
FG 1.011 1.022 1.014
IBU 35 55 45
SRM 8 6 14
ABV 4 6.10 5.5
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
95.2 % 10.00 Light Malt Extract Syrup 51.0 2.0
4.8 % 0.50 American Crystal 20L 2.6 20.0
  10.50     53.6  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
33.3 % 1.00 Northern Brewer Pellet 6.9 6.9 60 0.046 32.1
33.3 % 1.00 Northern Brewer Pellet 6.9 6.9 30 0.025 17.2
33.3 % 1.00 Northern Brewer Pellet 6.9 6.9 5 0.008 5.7
  3.00               55.0
Miscellaneous Ingredients
Weight/Units Name Notes
1 tsp Irish Moss