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Pale American Ale - American Pale Ale


A pale, refreshing and hoppy ale, yet with sufficient supporting malt to make the beer balanced and drinkable. The clean hop presence can reflect classic or modern American or New World hop varieties with a wide range of characteristics. An average-streng

Flavor Profile: Moderate to high hop flavor, typically showing an American or New World hop character (citrus, floral, pine, resinous, spicy, tropical fruit, stone fruit, berry, melon, etc.). Low to moderate clean grainy-malt character supports the hop presentation, and

Ingredients: Pale ale malt, typically North American two-row. American or New World hops, with a wide range of allowable characteristics. American or English ale yeast (neutral to lightly fruity). Specialty grains may add character and complexity, but generally make u

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Top 10 American Pale Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
02 VOX POPULI PALE ALE
600 L 4.68% 29.17 1.048 1.012
All Grain 10310
Moon Man New Glarus Clone
5.5 gal 6.25% 36.79 1.059 1.011
All Grain 7772
Trillium DDH Fort Point Clone
5.5 gal 6.55% 38.71 1.067 1.017
extract 7263
Ordinary American Pale Ale
8 L 3.93% 17.1 1.038 1.008
BIAB 7221
Citra/Mosaic/El Dorado Pale Ale
12 gal 5.7% 39.2 1.055 1.012
All Grain 5843
RINGS OF LIGHT
5.5 gal 4.65% 50.11 1.049 1.013
BIAB 5540
Kveik_Pale_II
4 gal 4.88% 58.9 1.046 1.009
All Grain 5501
良友2.0
19 L 5.07% 46.71 1.047 1.009
All Grain 5334
Huell melon pale ale
23 L 5.74% 35.29 1.057 1.013
BIAB 4903
Award-winning APA
25 L 6% 37.6 1.056 1.010
BIAB 4139

Newest American Pale Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
APA DI DADO
10 L 0% 95.02 1.000 1.000
All Grain 9
APA
20 L 5.54% 42.14 1.056 1.014
All Grain 12
Helio Pale
220 gal 5.35% 30.68 1.054 1.014
All Grain 11
Kveik Pale Ale Single Hop
20 L 4.61% 37.12 1.043 1.008
All Grain 12
pale ale
100 L 4.52% 33.22 1.046 1.011
All Grain 9
American Pale Ale
5 gal 5.17% 53.02 1.049 1.009
extract 7
American Pale Ale
5 gal 4.55% 0 1.046 1.012
extract 8
Weifert Pale Ale SMASH
20 L 6.48% 52.49 1.061 1.012
All Grain 9
Excel #1
25 L 5.94% 47.16 1.056 1.011
All Grain 10
Pilot Pale 1
32 gal 5.74% 9.53 1.058 1.014
All Grain 7

Fermentables Used In American Pale Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
US - Pale 2-Row 4,578 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 76% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 2,174 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 71% 2% - 100%
Flaked Oats 1,578 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 10% 0% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 1,550 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 6% 0% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 1,338 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 14% 0% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 1,278 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 7% 0% - 100%
American - Pale Ale 1,234 American Grain base malt 3.5°L
37 74% 0% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 1,232 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 6% 0% - 60%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 925 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 7% 1% - 100%
American - Vienna 828 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 21% 1% - 100%

Hops Used In American Pale Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 5,127 7 24% 0% - 100%
Citra 3,831 11 21% 0% - 100%
Amarillo 2,500 8.6 20% 0% - 100%
Centennial 2,355 10 20% 0% - 100%
Mosaic 2,201 12.5 21% 0% - 100%
Simcoe 1,808 12.7 18% 0% - 100%
Magnum 1,602 15 17% 0% - 100%
Chinook 1,377 13 20% 1% - 100%
Columbus 1,229 15 18% 0% - 100%
Galaxy 1,041 14.25 21% 0% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In American Pale Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 143 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 41% 4% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 141 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 62% 0% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 124 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 68% 4% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 103 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 66% 8% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 93 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 61% 11% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 49 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 50% 8% - 100%
US - Pale 2-Row 45 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 59% 22% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 15L 38 American Grain crystal malt 15°L
35 66% 14% - 100%
American - Victory 38 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 48% 11% - 100%
German - Carapils 33 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 46% 5% - 100%

Yeasts Used In American Pale Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 6,346 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 1,001 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 890 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 844 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Mangrove Jack - US West Coast Yeast M44 390 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a High 78% 59°F 74°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 296 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 270 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 253 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
Danstar - American West Coast Yeast BRY-97 209 Danstar Ale Medium High 72% 62°F 75°F
Lallemand - LALBREW® VOSS KVEIK ALE YEAST 206 Lallemand Ales High High 80% 77°F 104°F

Other Ingredients Used In American Pale Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 2,213 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 1,195 Fining Boil 68% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 1,002 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 871 Fining Whirlpool 71% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 863 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 845 Water Agt Mash 71% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 415 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 342 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 268 Water Agt Mash 65% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 253 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 100%

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