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Jan
19
2015

Rakau Pale Ale

First brew of 2015. Just going after a straightforward easy drinking Pale Ale here and using up ingredients that I have on hand. First time using Rakau hops.

Style Information

Name: American Pale Ale
Recipe Type: All Grain

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Gladfield Ale Malt 4 kg
Gladfield Pale Crystal 0.5 kg
Munich II 0.5 kg
Wheat Malt 0.1 kg

Hops

Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Pacific Gem 0.01 kg 13.7% 0.137 60
Pacific Gem 0.01 kg 13.7% 0.137 10
Rakau 0.05 kg 10.7% 0.535 10
Pacific Gem 0.03 kg 13.7% 0.411 0
Rakau 0.05 kg 10.7% 0.535 0

Adjuncts

Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
Koppafloc Fining Boil 0.0001 kg 15

Yeasts

Name Amount Notes
Safale US-05 11g Rehydrated @ 30 C, pitched @ 21 C, ferment @ 17.5 C

Mash Steps

Name Step Type Step Time Temperature
Saccharification Rest Infusion 60 66 C

Boil

Amount: 28 L
Water Description:
Time: 60 minutes
Target Batch Size: 24L

Profile

Estimated OG: 1.045
Estimated FG: 1.011
Estimated ABV: 4.45%
 
Actual OG: 1.051
Bitterness: 38 IBU
Estimated Color: 7.2 SRM

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