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Cranberry Ale 2

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Cranberry Ale 2

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Beer Style: Fruit Beer  (20A)
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5 US gallons

Fruit Beer


Someone recently posted a request for a cranberry beer recipe. This one is m ine and got good reviews by members of my brew club last year.


  • 1 3.3 pound cans Munton & Fison extra light unhopped extract
  • 1/2 pound 40 L crystal malt
  • 1/2 pound barley flakes
  • 1/2 pound corn sugar
  • 1 ounce Saaz (4.2% alpha) 1 hour boil
  • 3/4 ounce Willamette 1 minute boil
  • 6 12-ounce bags of cranberries, juiced with pulp
  • Wyeast 1056 (Chico)

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.050
Final Gravity: 1.010
Alcohol by Vol: 5.24%
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Cranberry juice and pulp were steeped with boiled and slightly cooled water a nd small amount of post-boil (and pre-chill) wort for about 10 minutes, then strained into carboy.

Escaped pulp required use of a panty-hose (clean and sanitized) strainer over racking wand.