Home Brew Forums > Recipe Database > HomeBrewTalk.com Recipe Database > American Ale > American Light Pale Ale

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 04-23-2008, 01:38 PM   #1
z987k
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
z987k's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Anchorage
Posts: 3,545
Liked 22 Times on 20 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default American Light Pale Ale

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: Nottingham
Yeast Starter: No
Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: no
Batch Size (Gallons): 5.5
Original Gravity: 1.055
Final Gravity: 1.012
IBU: 10
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 3
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14

American Light Ale
Mash: 152
OG: 1.055
FG: 1.012
ABV: 5.7%
IBU: 10
Loviblond: 3
7.00 lb American two-row
4.00 lb Flaked Maize
0.5 oz Simcoe @ 12% 25 minutes
Yeast: Nottingham

Simple single infusion batch sparge with a mash at 152 that dropped about a degree over the hour.

I was going for something the light beer drinkers would like. More of a "can I do this" type of thing. Well it went over very well with guests, but personally I'm not a big fan. Not enough anything for me.
Basically I'm posting this as an ale that will please the BMC crowd if anyone is interested in something like that(in fact stick a lime in it for em). If I did it again I'd use less corn to get the OG down in the high 30's or low 40's.
Warning though, corn is crazy sticky, I'd compare it to using rye.


Last edited by z987k; 05-08-2008 at 08:20 PM.
z987k is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
All-Grain - Hoppy American Amber or Malty American Pale Ale? Yooper American Ale 153 09-14-2014 12:26 AM
Kick up an American Light? captianoats General Beer Discussion 2 05-29-2009 01:13 PM
Extract Q: English Pale Ale vs American Pale Ale Bonneville Recipes/Ingredients 3 04-25-2009 05:48 AM
American Philological Association American Pale Ale (APA.APA) deharris American Ale 1 07-14-2007 02:07 PM
American Light Help ! CrazyC Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 24 11-16-2005 05:45 AM