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$7.00 Beer Extract
Color
Stats
OG1.041
FG1.010
IBU17
ABV4.00 %
SRM3
BJCP Style
06A. American Pale Ales, American Pale Ale
Description
You can make five gallons of this beer for $7.00. (borrow the sugar from a neighbor)
Submitted by tkweavertom on 25-Jan-2010

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes It sure is cheap.
Awards Too numerous to mention.
Boil Volume 1.50 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast Coopers 7gram (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation Plastic 7 days
Secondary Fermentation
Other Fermentation
Procedure This beer has a slightly higher IBU than the calculator says because you are not adding half the corn sugar until after the boil, so more of the hop bitterness will come through due to lower boil volume. Also, it'll be darker than it says a little, because the extremely long boil time will help caramelize the sugar a little, which adds a little more flavor too. If you wanted you could boil at 3 gallons and put it all in before the boil, but this is easier.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.045 1.041 1.056
FG 1.010 1.010 1.015
IBU 20 17 40
SRM 4 3 11
ABV 4.5 4.00 5.7
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
83.3 % 5.00 Corn Sugar Add half before the boil, half after 34.5 0.0
16.7 % 1.00 Amber Dry Malt Extract 6.8 12.5
  6.00     41.3  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
50.0 % 0.50 Cascade Whole/Plug 6.6 3.3 120 0.043 14.3
50.0 % 0.50 Cascade Whole/Plug 6.6 3.3 5 0.007 2.3
  1.00               17.0