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American Summer Ale

American Summer Ale

American Pale Ale • All Grain • 5 gal


Basic summer ale.

April 27, 2013 at 03:05pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 10 lbs 2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    Mild malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Base malt for all beer styles • Smoother, less grainy flavor than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slightly higher yield than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slight lower protein than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • .5 lbs Weyermann Carawheat®; Weyermann

    Weyermann Carawheat®; Weyermann

    German-grown top-quality wheat (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics: Nearly 100% level of caramelization. Adds creaminess, body, color, and some phenolic wheat flavors to top-fermented beers. Recommended Quantities: Up to 30% of total grain bill for wheat beers, up to 5% for pale ales, up to 15% for dark ales Suitability (beer styles): Ales: Hefeweizen, Dunkelweizen, top-fermented brews

  • 2 oz Cascade - 6.2 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min


    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • .5 oz Chinook - 13.0 AA% pellets; boiled 5 min


    Spicy, Medium to Heavy.Very strong bittering ability used in all American ales and lagers. Aroma is very floral.

  • .5 oz Citra™ - 12.0 AA% pellets; boiled 1 min


    Citra™ is a special aroma hop variety developed by the Hop Breeding Company (a joint venture between John I. Haas, Inc. and Select Botanicals Group, LLC). It was released in 2007. Citra™ has fairly high alpha acids and total oil contents with a low percentage of cohumulone content. The variety imparts interesting citrus and tropical fruit characters to beer.

  • Wyeast 1056 American Ale™

    Wyeast 1056 American Ale™

    Used commercially for several classic American ales. This strain ferments dry, finishes soft, smooth and dean, and is very well balanced.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 10 - American Ale

Subcategory: A - American Pale Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.053 1.045 - 1.060
Terminal Gravity: 1.012 1.010 - 1.015
Color: 8.0 SRM 5 - 14
Alcohol: 5.4% ABV 4.5% - 6%
Bitterness: 65.4 IBU 30 - 45


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