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Aug
17
2013

Hops Harvest Ale

Brewed with fresh picked green hops. Came third in Nelson SOBA Homebrew comp.

I used a lot of hops so there was a lot of wort absorbed into the hops. As a result target gravity came out considerably less than calculated. But still ended up being one of my better beers.

Style Information

Name: American Pale Ale
Recipe Type: Partial Mash

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Golden Promise Malt 3 kg
Liquid Malt Extract - Light 1.5 kg
Carapils (Dextrine) 0.2 kg
Crystal, Bairds Pale 0.2 kg
Carafa II malt 0.05 kg
Crystal, Bairds Dark 0.05 kg

Hops

Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Wet Hops 1 0.02 kg 13.7% 0.274 60
Wet Hops 3 0.05 kg 11.5% 0.575 20
Wet Hops 2 0.05 kg 7% 0.35 20
Wet Hops 3 0.05 kg 11.5% 0.575 10
Wet Hops 2 0.05 kg 7% 0.35 10
Wet Hops 3 0.1 kg 11.5% 1.15 1
Wet Hops 2 0.1 kg 7% 0.7 1

Mash Steps

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

Boil

Amount: 25.3 liters
Water Description:
Time: 60 minutes
Target Batch Size: 23 liters

Profile

Actual OG: 1.053
Actual FG: 1.013

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