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Old 02-07-2012, 08:44 PM   #1
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I'm going to be doing my second all grain brew on sunday and I am working on an American Pale Ale recipe. I'm going for a nice and balanced beer with great citrusy/fruity aroma and taste with a clean and dry finish. I would love it if you guys could give me some feedback on this recipe. I got some inspiration from Yooper's Haus Pale Ale with the Vienna and Munich which I think will add some nice malt character without being out of style. I am adding the acid malt to lower my mash pH and I'm considering adding some dextrin malt for increased body but I can't decide. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated as I'm going to get all the ingredients on Friday.

Batch size: 5.5 gallons
Boil Size: 6.5 gallons
OG: 1.054
FG: 1.013
Color: 5° SRM
44.7 IBU
Alcohol: 5.5% ABV
Mash Efficiency: 75%

Grains
65% 7 0 American Two-row Pale 1L
18% 2 0 Vienna Malt 3L
9% 1 0 Munich Malt 9L
5% 0 8 Honey Malt 25L
3% 0 5 Acid Malt info 3L

Hops
boil 60 mins 0.6 Galaxy pellet 13.4
boil 20 mins 0.2 Citra pellet 11.0
boil 20 mins 0.2 Galaxy pellet 13.4
boil 20 mins 0.2 Simcoe leaf 13.0
post-boil 1 min 0.2 Citra pellet 11.0
post-boil 1 min 0.2 Galaxy pellet 13.4
post-boil 1 min 0.2 Simcoe leaf 13.0
dry hop 7 days 0.5 Citra pellet 11.0
dry hop 7 days 0.5 Galaxy pellet 13.4
dry hop 7 days 0.5 Simcoe leaf 13.0

yeast
Nottingham Ale Dry Yeast

misc
boil 10 min 1 tsp Irish Moss

I'm planning to ferment for 14 days at 64 degrees Fahrenheit and dry hopping after the first seven days

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Old 02-11-2012, 09:47 PM   #2
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I'd give it a try, and look forward to reviews- big fan of citrusy PA's, the bit of maltiness could be really tasty.

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