Sierra Nevada Pale Ale Beer Recipe | All Grain American Pale Ale by Luhmann8r | Brewer's Friend
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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale

180 calories 16.7 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Pale Ale
Boil Time: 75 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.043 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.055 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: John Luhmann
Calories: 180 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 16.7 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Saturday February 20th 2021
1.055
1.011
5.7%
46.6
8.6
5.5
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
10 lb US - Pale 2-Row10 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 90.9%
14 oz American - Caramel / Crystal 60L14 oz Caramel / Crystal 60L 34 60 8%
2 oz German - Acidulated Malt2 oz Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 1.1%
176 oz / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.25 oz BSG - Cascade0.25 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 8.3 Boil at 212 °F 75 min 7.97 6.7%
0.50 oz BSG - Cascade0.5 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 8.3 Boil at 212 °F 60 min 15.24 13.3%
1 oz BSG - Cascade1 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 8.3 Boil at 212 °F 30 min 23.43 26.7%
2 oz BSG - Cascade2 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 8.3 Boil at 212 °F 0 min 53.3%
3.75 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
4.06 gal 60 minute mash at 155, raise temp to 168 for 10 minutes Strike 160 °F 155 °F 60 min
2 gal Add 1 gallon of mash water and vorlauf 2 gallons of wort until clear Vorlauf 168 °F 168 °F 10 min
4.5 gal Sparge remaining water until 7 gallons collected Sparge 168 °F 168 °F 20 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.3 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 155 °F
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 tsp Wyeast - Beer Nutrient Other Boil 15 min.
1 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 15 min.
6 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.60 g Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2.80 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.60 g Canning Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.90 g Slaked Lime Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
6.80 g Gypsum Water Agt Sparge 20 min.
0.70 g Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) Water Agt Sparge 20 min.
3.20 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Sparge 20 min.
0.70 g Canning Salt Water Agt Sparge 20 min.
0.48 g Lactic acid Water Agt Sparge 20 min.
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
81%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 212 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.45 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Light colored and hoppy
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
139 18 24 53 294 112
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

1 pack of US 05 in 1.5 L 1.036 Starter

Starter Size (1.5L) Gravity (1.036)

Braukaiser - Stir Plate
DME Required: 5.1 oz, 143.8 g
Growth Rate: 1.4
Intial Cells Per Extract (B/g): 0.48
Ending Cell Count: 270 billion cells
Resulting Pitch Rate: 0.96M cells / mL / °P
Starter meets desired pitching rate!

Set temp to 69 to keep fermentation between 68-69 degrees.

Cool to 65-66 degrees

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