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English Pale Ale Recipe

A nice pale ale is always appreciated.  What I like about Pale Ale’s are that they are so easy to drink and most of the time you even non, “Craft beer lovers”, still like them.  This one isn’t too hoppy and just leaves you with something that is refreshing.  If you make this beer now, it will be ready to drink towards the end of March.  What that means is it is a perfect beer to gateway you into Spring.

Having some aromatic malt in it is going to give a malty nose to the beer.  The crystal malt is of course going to give it some sweetness as well as some color.  The hop profile is is well balanced giving you bittering, flavor, and aroma.  All around it’s a well balanced beer.

G.B

Ingredients

9 oz 60L crystal Malt

6 oz Belgium Aromatic

7 lbs Extra Light Liquid Malt Extract

8 oz Malto Dextrin

1 oz Fuggles (60min)

1 oz Willamette (60min)

1/3 oz Perle (15 min)

1/3 oz Hallertau (15min)

1/3 Cascade (1min)

1/3 Fuggle (1min)

WLP 013

 

Specifications

OG: 1.055

FG: 1.015

IBU: 32

SRM: 11

ABV: 5%

Directions 

  • Heat 2.5 gallons of water up to 150
  • Turn off heat, and steep grains for 30 min
  • Take grains out
  • Add in malt extract and malto dextrin
  • Bring to boil
  • Add 1 oz Fuggles, and 1 oz Willamette
  • Boil for 45 minutues
  • Add Perle and Hallertau hops
  • Boil for 14 minutes
  • Add Cascade and Fuggles
  • Boil for 1 minute
  • End boil
  • Cool down, put in fermenter, fill up to 5 gallons
  • Pitch yeast
  • Ferment for 7 days
  • Then bottle with .75 cup of corn sugar
  • Drink after 3 weeks in the bottle.

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