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

Old Ale


Here it is, my recipe for buzzy beer. It isnt terribly strong beer like a Old Ale but is drinkable a lot quicker and the buzz is terrific after three and just gets better.

Warning, I dont have a drinking problem...I havent run out of beer in a long time (grin).


  • 11 lbs DWC Pilsen malt
  • 8oz Ireks Wheat malt
  • 1.5 oz Black Patent
  • 1/4 tsp Irish Moss
  • 1oz Northern Brewer
  • wyeast 1056

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.058
Final Gravity: 1.015
Alcohol by Vol: 5.63%
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Mash in and hold at 122-125 deg far for 1/2 hour, raise to 145 deg far for 1 hour. I use 11 1/2 qts water in mash. Sparge to 7-7.5 gal, boil 1 hour. You should have an OG of around 1.058 to 1.060 Use a very attenuating yeast, I use american ale, wyeast 1056 Primary ferment for 7 days, rack to secondary and let it sit another three to four days. Mine normally finishes at around 1.006.