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Snail Trail Pale Ale

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Snail Trail Pale Ale

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Beer Style: American IPA  (14B)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

American IPA


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  • 9 pounds, Pale Malt
  • 3/4 pound, Crystal Malt
  • 1/2 pound, Carapils Malt
  • 1--1/2 ounce, (4.9%) Kent Goldings (60 Minutes)
  • 1--1/2 ounce, (4.9%) Kent Goldings (15 Minutes)
  • 1/4 ounce, Kent Goldings (dry)
  • 1 teaspoon, Irish Moss (15 Minutes)
  • 2 teaspoons, Gypsum
  • 2 ounces, Oak Chips
  • Wyeast 1059 American Ale

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.056
Final Gravity: 1.022
Alcohol by Vol: 4.45%
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Mash Pale malt at 153 F for 30-60 minutes. Test after 30 minutes. Add Crystal and Carapils and mash-out at 168 F for 10 minutes. Sparge. Bring to boil. In a saucepan, boil the oak for no more than 10 minutes, then strain the liquid into your boiling kettle. Boil the wort, adding boiling hops after 30 minutes and the flavor hops and Irish Moss after 75 minutes. Chill and pitch a quart of 1059 starter.

Dry hop in the secondary fermenter. The beer will clear in the bottle.