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Smashed Knuckle APA

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Smashed Knuckle APA

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Beer Style: American Pale Ale  (10A)
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5 US gallons

American Pale Ale


A slightly different version of T. Rhorer's Citra Pale Ale, in that I used crystal 40L and Wyeast 1075 West Coast IPA yeast. Turned out awesome!


  • 6 Lbs Pale Malt DME
  • 2 Lbs Marris Otter
  • 1 Lb Crystal 40L
  • 1/2 Lb Cara-Pils
  • 2 oz Simcoe pellets
  • 1 oz Citra pellets
  • 1 oz Amarillo pellets
  • 1 oz Citra cones (dry hop)
  • 1 oz Amarillo cones (dry hop)

Additional Instructions

Primary Ferment: 7 days
Secondary Ferment: 14 days

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.068
Final Gravity: 1.018
Alcohol by Vol: 6%
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Steep specialty grains at 158 deg. F for 60 minutes in 3 gallons of water. Drain. Bring to boil, and add DME. Bring to boil and add hops as follows: 1 oz Simcoe at 60 minutes, 1 oz Simcoe at 30 minutes, 1/2 oz Citra at 10 minutes, and 1/2 oz Citra at 5 minutes. West Coast IPA smack pack, then rack for 7 days in primary. Rack in secondary with cones for 14 days. 6.3 ABV. Cheers!