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Sierra Nevada Pale (Authentic)

178 calories 17.3 g 12 oz
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Pale Ale
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 8.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6.3 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.040 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 178 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17.3 g (Per 12oz)
URL: https://sierranevada.com/blog/pale-ale-homebrew-recipe/
Created Saturday March 28th 2020
1.054
1.012
5.5%
37.4
8.9
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Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
11.50 lb American - Pale 2-Row11.5 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 92%
1 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 60L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 60L 34 60 8%
12.50 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Cascade0.5 oz Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 4.2 Boil 90 min 7.09 9.5%
0.75 oz Cascade0.75 oz Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 4.2 Boil 60 min 9.95 14.3%
2 oz Cascade2 oz Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 4.2 Boil 30 min 20.39 38.1%
2 oz Cascade2 oz Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 4.2 Boil 0 min 38.1%
5.25 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
3.25 gal Infusion 155 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
80%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
67 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 106 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.45 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Ingredients

Fermentables
Two-row Pale | 1.8°L | 92%
Caramel | 60°L | 8%

Whole Cone Hops
Cascade | 0.5 oz. 90 min
Cascade | 0.75 oz. 60 min
Cascade | 2 oz. 30 min
Cascade | 2 oz. 0 min (flame out)



Instructions

  1. Crack open a Pale Ale!
  2. Mash grains at 155 °F for 60 minutes.
  3. Raise mash temperature to 170 °F, hold for 5 minutes, then recirculate.
  4. Run off wort and sparge with water hot enough to keep the grain bed around 170 °F.
  5. Boil time is 90 minutes. Follow hopping schedule below.
  6. Cool wort to 68 °F and pitch with California ale yeast, AKA Chico ale yeast.
  7. Open another Pale Ale, and wait until ending gravity is 2.8 °Plato.
  8. Bottle or keg.
  9. Enjoy!
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