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Nut's Pale Ale Extract
Color
Stats
OG1.054
FG1.010
IBU81
ABV5.70 %
SRM7
BJCP Style
06A. American Pale Ales, American Pale Ale
Description
My first attempt at a non-kit homebrew. I think it turned out quite tasty.
Submitted by slewakowski on 20-Aug-2008

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes Very smooth and drinkable. The first taste is kind of malty but the hops quickly take over. Very hoppy aroma. Overall not a bad beer. SRM turned out closer to 15-18.
Awards
Boil Volume 2.00 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast White Labs California Ale WLP001 (76% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation Plastic Bucket 4 days
Secondary Fermentation Glass Carboy 8 Days
Other Fermentation
Procedure Steeped 1 lb. of Crystal Malt 20L in two gallons of water for approx. 40 minutes at 165 degrees. Poured the remaining three gallons over the grain bag into the plastic fermenter. Squeezed most of the goodness out of the bag into the fermenter as well. Brought the two gallons to a boil and added the 2 oz. of Glacier hops, 1 oz. of Cluster hops, LME and DME. Boiled for 60 minutes, pitched yeast after cooling to approx. 76 degrees. Fermented for four days in plastic bucket and then racked into glass carboy. Added 1 oz. of Challengers and dry hopped for 8 days. Bottled with 5 oz. of corn sugar and aged for three weeks.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.045 1.054 1.056
FG 1.010 1.010 1.015
IBU 20 81 40
SRM 4 7 11
ABV 4.5 5.70 5.7
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
76.7 % 6.60 Light Malt Extract Syrup Breis 33.7 2.0
11.6 % 1.00 Light Dry Malt Extract 6.8 2.0
11.6 % 1.00 American Crystal 20L 5.3 20.0
  8.60     45.7  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
50.0 % 2.00 Glacier Pellet 5.5 11.0 60 0.043 47.6
25.0 % 1.00 Cluster Pellet 7.7 7.7 60 0.043 33.3
25.0 % 1.00 Challenger Pellet 7.5 7.5 DH 0.000 0.0
  4.00               81.0