Home Hops Ale

This year I didn’t have time to brew when my hops came ready so I picked them and dried them and then stuck them in the freezer until I was ready to brew with them. Malt bill was just base malt – Gladfield Pale Ale malt. It came out good and disappeared pretty fast!

Style Information

Name: American Pale Ale
Recipe Type: All Grain

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Pale Ale Malt 6 kg


Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Cascade 0.04 kg 7.8% 0.312 30
Cascade 0.04 kg 7.8% 0.312 10
Cascade 0.13 kg 7.8% 1.014 1
Nelson Sauvin 0.135 kg 11.5% 1.5525 1


Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
Calcium Chloride Water Agent Mash 0.003 kg 0
Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) Water Agent Mash 0.009 kg 0
Koppafloc Fining Boil 0.002 kg 0


Name Amount Notes
Safale US-05

Mash Steps

Name Step Type Step Time Temperature
Saccharification Rest Infusion 45 68 C


Amount: 27.3 liters
Water Description:
Time: 30 minutes
Target Batch Size: 26 liters


Estimated OG: 1.055
Estimated FG: 1.014
Estimated ABV: 5.38%
Actual OG: 1.052
Actual FG: 1.013
Actual ABV: 5.11%

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