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

American Pale Ale


This is based on Russ Schehrer's Carp Ale from the 1986 Zymurgy special issue. The beer has a light hops flavor and could use some work on the mouth feel. It is also a bit cloudy.


  • 3 pounds, Munton & Fison light DME
  • 3 pounds, M&F amber DME
  • 1 pound, crystal malt
  • 2.6 ounces, Fuggles hops (4.7% alpha= 12.22 AAU)
  • 1 ounce, Kent Goldings hops (5.9% alpha = 5.9 AAU)
  • pinch, Irish moss
  • 1 pack, Brewer's Choice #1098 (British ale yeast)

Beer Profile

Final Gravity: 1.016
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Break seal of yeast ahead of time and prepare a starter solution about 10 hours before brewing.

Bring 2 gallons water to boil with crushed crystal malt. Remove crystal when boil starts. Fill to 6 gallons and add DME. After boiling 10 minutes, add Fuggles. At 55 minutes, add a pinch of Irish moss. At 58 minutes, add Kent Goldings. Cool (I used an immersion chiller) to about 80 degrees. Pitch yeast and ferment for about a week. Rack to secondary for 5 days. Keg.