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Grapefruit Juice Pale Ale

176 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: Fruit Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.9 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.75 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.045 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 84% (brew house)
Source: Tom Johnson
Calories: 176 calories (Per 12oz)
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Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
9.5 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale9.5 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 71.7%
60 oz Grapefruit60 oz Grapefruit - (late addition) 2.75 0 28.3%
13.25 lb Total      
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
1 oz German Tradition1 oz German Tradition Hops Pellet 4.9 Boil 60 min 16.52
2 oz Lemon Drop2 oz Lemon Drop Hops Pellet 5.2 Hopback at 160 °F 10 min 13.2
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
7.5 gal--160 °F0 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.8 qt/lb
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
60 oz Grapefruit Juice Other Primary 0 min.
Attenuation (avg):
Optimum Temp:
66 - 70 °F
Fermentation Temp:
66 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 146 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Target Water Profile: Light colored and malty
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
60 5 10 95 55 0
Build with RO (9TDS)
3 gypsum
6 CaCl
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Brew Day Notes 5/24/18:
72F Grains 168F Strike 4gals = 154F Mash for 1hr
pH [email protected]
3.75gal fly sparge @ 195F took 45 minutes
Bazooka screen 10gal Igloo cooler
6.75gal preboil without grapefruit juice
5.5gal after boil + 60oz GF juice = 5.9 post boil volume
Used hops spider
Immersion Chiller took 20gals to drop temp to 70F
1.052 refractomoter measurement
1.052 hydrometer @ 80F = 1.053OG
Pitched 2nd generation WLP051 from Galaxy IPA
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Last Updated: 2018-05-24 19:35 UTC
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