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Garvin's Old Ale #159

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Garvin's Old Ale #159

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Beer Style: Old Ale  (19A)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

Old Ale


This beer won a ribbon at the AHA national competition.


  • 14 pounds British Pale Ale malt
  • 1 pound 40 Lovibond Crystal malt
  • 4 ounces Mt. Hood hop pellets, 3.7% AA. Boil 70 minutes
  • 1 ounce Mt Hood hop pellets, 3.7% AA. Boil 10 minutes
  • 1 ounce BC Goldings hop pellets, 5.0% AA. End of boil
  • 1 tablespoon Irish Moss for last 15 minutes
  • 16 ounces thick slurry Sierra Nevada strain yeast (Old Dominion

Additional Instructions

Primary Ferment: 1 week @ 65 degrees F.
Secondary Ferment: 1 week at 65 degrees F.

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.064
Final Gravity: 1.014
Alcohol by Vol: 6.55%
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Single temperature infusion mash:

Dough in malt with 1.33 qts/lb water (5 gallons) water at 165F for a sacharification rest 154F-152F for 60 minutes. Sparge to collect 9 gallons. Boil sweet wort for 30 minutes before adding hops. Chill and pitch.