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Xmas Ale Extract

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Xmas Ale Extract

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Beer Style: Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer  (21B)
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5 US gallons

Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer


I had a party and everyone liked this brew (1 month aging.) It has a medium head, a pleasant hint of spices (not strong but very noticeable) and smooth taste.


  • 4 1/4 pounds, Austrialian light extract malt (liquid)
  • 1/2 pound, crystal malt
  • 1/4 pound, chocolate malt
  • 1/8 pound, flaked barley
  • 1/2 cup, brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 ounces, Northern brewer hops
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 1 teaspoon, whole clove
  • 1 ounce, cascade (finishing)
  • Ale yeast

Additional Instructions

Primary Ferment: 1 week

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Add all the grain and malt into the water and boil. After it starts to boil, add Northern brewer and spices. After about 45 minutes, turn off heat, add the Cascade. After 20 minutes, filter into carboy. Pitch yeast when cool. Clarify and bottle in a week.