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BALE (Bessey, Andy; LaBrant, Evan) Pale Ale
March 20, 2011, 11:11 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

Recipe:

  • Grain Bill
    • 19 lbs pale 2-row
    • 4 lbs Vienna
    • 1 lb 40L Crystal
  • Mash/Sparge Schedule
    • Dough in @ 162 degrees (grain @ 78 degrees), 7.5 gallons
    • Mash @ 152 degrees, 1.5 hrs
    • Sparge @ 175 degrees with enough runoff for 12.5 gallons
  • Boil Schedule
    • 1 oz Cascade whole cone (7.5% AA) @ first runnings (~60 minutes)
    • 1 oz Cascade pellets (5.5% AA) @ 45 minutes
    • 1 oz Crystal whole cone (4.6% AA) @ 30 minutes
    • 1 oz Cascade pellets (5.5% AA) @ 15 minutes
  • Final volume: just shy of 10 gallons
  • Yeast: 5 gallons pitched with Safale S-05, 5 gallons pitched with WLP001 California Ale Yeast

It’s really that simple.

Notes:

  • OG: 1.059
  • FG:
    • US-05: 1.011
    • WLP001: 1.009
  • ABV:
    • US-05: 6.5%
    • WLP001: 6.6%
  • Primary: 2 weeks
  • Secondary: 2 weeks
  • Container: Keg
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