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Chico Gold

Chico Gold

Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) • Extract • 5 gal


Comes from a Gold Medal winner at California State Fair. Kit produced by Stein Fillers, Long Beach California. *Also add 1 oz. Cascade for dry hopping at secondary fermentaion. Enjoy

September 7, 2003  05:07pm

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Ingredients (Extract5 gal)

  • .25 lbs Crystal Malt 80°L

    Crystal Malt 80°L

    Body and Richness. Distictive Nutty flavor and or sweet, smooth caramel flavor and a red to deep red color. For porters, old ales.

  • 1 lbs Crystal Malt 20°L

    Crystal Malt 20°L

    Sweet, mild caramel flavor and a golden color. Use in light lagers and light ales.

  • 8 lbs Pale Liquid; Alexanders

    Pale Liquid; Alexanders

    Reportedly lightest colored malt extract available.

  • 1 oz Perle - 8.2 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min


    Used mainly for its minty bittering and good green hop aromas in all non-pilsener lagersand wheats. Aroma is pleasant and slightly spicy

  • 2 oz Cascade - 5.5 AA% whole; boiled 10 min


    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • White Labs WLP001 California Ale

    White Labs WLP001 California Ale

    This yeast is famous for its clean flavors, balance and ability to be used in almost any style ale. It accentuates the hop flavors and is extremely versatile.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 8 - English Pale Ale

Subcategory: C - Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.057 1.048 - 1.060
Terminal Gravity: 1.015 1.010 - 1.016
Color: 12.8 SRM 6 - 18
Alcohol: 5.5% ABV 4.6% - 6.2%
Bitterness: 44.7 IBU 30 - 50


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