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

American Pale Ale


This is simple, yet a little different from any of my previous batches. Ingredients were ordered from Great Fermentations of Santa Rosa---great company...good stuff and two-day delivery


  • 7 pounds, light, unhopped syrup
  • 1 pound, Cara-pils malt, cracked
  • 1-1/2 ounces, Hallertauer hops pellets
  • 1 teaspoon, salt
  • 1 teaspoon, citric acid
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons, yeast nutrient
  • 2 tablespoons, Irish moss
  • 2 packs, Munton & Fison yeast

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.059
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Put cara-pils and crystal malt in 2 gallon pot with 170-180 degree water for one hour, stir occasionally. Sparge into boiling pot with enough water to bring volume to 3-1/2 gallons. Add syrup and 1 ounce of hops. Boil one hour, adding Irish moss in last 1/2 hour and 1/2 ounce hops in last 10 minutes. Add salt, citric acid, and nutrient. Put in primary with enough water to bring volume to 5 gallons. Pitch yeast at about 75 degrees.