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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 11521
Moon Man New Glarus Clone
5.5 gal 6.25% 36.79 1.059 1.011
All Grain 9257
Trillium DDH Fort Point Clone
5.5 gal 6.55% 38.71 1.067 1.017
extract 7856
Citra/Mosaic/El Dorado Pale Ale
12 gal 5.7% 39.2 1.055 1.012
All Grain 6615
RINGS OF LIGHT
5.5 gal 4.65% 50.11 1.049 1.013
BIAB 6370
Kveik_Pale_II
4 gal 4.88% 58.9 1.046 1.009
All Grain 5916
良友2.0
19 L 5.07% 46.71 1.047 1.009
All Grain 5889
Award-winning APA
25 L 6% 37.6 1.056 1.010
BIAB 5887
Huell melon pale ale
23 L 5.74% 35.29 1.057 1.013
BIAB 5725
Sweetwater 420
11 gal 5.76% 41.4 1.057 1.013
All Grain 4460

Newest American Pale Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Hoppy Days
8 gal 5.84% 37.51 1.055 1.010
All Grain 18
BIAB American pale ale
5 gal 5.07% 30.47 1.047 1.008
All Grain 14
Nelson Sauvin pale lae
21 L 5.45% 34.64 1.055 1.014
All Grain 7
Just a pale
11 gal 5.6% 34.15 1.054 1.011
All Grain 9
The Don New Belgium Fat Tire
5.5 gal 7.21% 36.99 1.067 1.012
All Grain 7
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 5.1% 39.69 1.052 1.013
All Grain 7
Galaxy/Wakatu Pale Ale
21 L 4.33% 38.3 1.041 1.008
Partial Mash 17
LAZIALE
1250 L 4.9% 7.91 1.045 1.008
All Grain 12
Pale
5.5 gal 5.57% 46.35 1.059 1.017
All Grain 13
Murphy's lawless pale ale
5.5 gal 5.63% 40.72 1.058 1.015
All Grain 12

Fermentables Used In American Pale Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
US - Pale 2-Row 4,682 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 76% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 2,243 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 71% 2% - 100%
Flaked Oats 1,674 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 10% 0% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 1,630 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 6% 0% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 1,352 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 14% 0% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 1,349 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 7% 0% - 100%
American - Pale Ale 1,329 American Grain base malt 3.5°L
37 75% 0% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 1,295 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 6% 0% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 970 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 7% 1% - 100%
American - Vienna 877 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 5,472 7 24% 0% - 100%
Citra 4,060 11 21% 0% - 100%
Amarillo 2,621 8.6 21% 0% - 100%
Centennial 2,499 10 20% 0% - 100%
Mosaic 2,329 12.5 21% 0% - 100%
Simcoe 1,893 12.7 18% 0% - 100%
Magnum 1,703 15 17% 0% - 100%
Chinook 1,475 13 20% 1% - 100%
Columbus 1,292 15 18% 0% - 100%
Galaxy 1,113 14.25 22% 0% - 100%

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

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 144 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 62% 0% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 143 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 41% 4% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 127 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 69% 4% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 105 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 66% 8% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 100 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 63% 11% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 49 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 49% 8% - 100%
US - Pale 2-Row 47 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 60% 22% - 100%
American - Victory 41 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 50% 11% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 15L 39 American Grain crystal malt 15°L
35 65% 14% - 100%
German - Carapils 34 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 6,756 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 1,036 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 937 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 885 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Mangrove Jack - US West Coast Yeast M44 399 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a High 78% 59°F 74°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 303 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 276 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 266 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
Lallemand - LALBREW® VOSS KVEIK ALE YEAST 262 Lallemand Ales High High 80% 77°F 104°F
Danstar - American West Coast Yeast BRY-97 224 Danstar Ale Medium High 72% 62°F 75°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 2,519 Water Agt Mash 26% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 1,269 Other Boil 67% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 1,187 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 1,013 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 977 Water Agt Mash 71% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 942 Fining Boil 70% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 512 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 344 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 306 Water Agt Mash 66% 0% - 100%
Yeast Nutrient 277 Other Boil 32% 0% - 100%

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