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

American Pale Ale


A classic Northwest pale ale and McMenamins top selling beer. This rich chestnut colored gem is a model of harmony between hops and malted barley. Hammerhead's signature Cascade hop nose and intense hopped flavor blend nicely with the caramel tones from the crystal malt.


  • 8 lb. British pale
  • 2 lb. American Munich
  • .5 lb. American crystal 20L
  • .5 lb. American crystal 40L
  • 25 oz. Centennial (10.5% AA, 20 min.)
  • 1 oz. Cascade (6% AA, 10 min.)
  • 1.25 oz. Centennial (10.5% AA, 10 min.)
  • 1 oz. Cascade (6% AA, 5 min.)
  • .5 oz. Centennial (10.5% AA, 5 min.)

Additional Instructions

Primary Ferment: A few days, until fermenting activity
Secondary Ferment: 2 weeks

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.057
Final Gravity: 1.012
Alcohol by Vol: 5.89%
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Mash at 154 degrees F for 60 minutes estimated efficiency: 70%