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Old 02-10-2013, 06:14 PM   #1
Jul 2011
Cardiff, Wales
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Recipe Type: All Grain   
Yeast: US-05   
Yeast Starter: No   
Batch Size (Gallons): 5 (UK)   
Original Gravity: 1.048   
Final Gravity: 1.009   
IBU: 38   
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60   
Color: 5.4   
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 21 @ 20C   
Tasting Notes: Great beer - unsurprisingly reminiscent of sauvignon blanc; gooseberry dominant.   

Horatio (Nelson Sauvin)
American Pale Ale

Recipe Specs
Batch Size (L): 23.0
Total Grain (kg): 4.700
Total Hops (g): 52.00
Original Gravity (OG): 1.046 (P): 11.4
Final Gravity (FG): 1.012 (P): 3.1
Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 4.52 %
Colour (SRM): 5.4 (EBC): 10.6
Bitterness (IBU): 38.2 (Average)
Brewhouse Efficiency (%): 71
Boil Time (Minutes): 60

Grain Bill
4.500 kg Maris Otter Malt (95.74%)
0.200 kg Carapils (Dextrine) (4.26%)

Hop Bill
18.0 g Nelson Sauvin Leaf (11.5% Alpha) @ 60 Minutes (Boil) (0.8 g/L)
10.0 g Nelson Sauvin Leaf (11.5% Alpha) @ 30 Minutes (Boil) (0.4 g/L)
8.0 g Nelson Sauvin Leaf (11.5% Alpha) @ 15 Minutes (Boil) (0.3 g/L)
8.0 g Nelson Sauvin Leaf (11.5% Alpha) @ 5 Minutes (Boil) (0.3 g/L)
8.0 g Nelson Sauvin Leaf (11.5% Alpha) @ 0 Minutes (Boil) (0.3 g/L)

Misc Bill

Single step Infusion at 66C for 60 Minutes.
Fermented at 20C with Safale US-05

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Old 06-08-2015, 11:13 PM   #2
Aug 2013
Posts: 5

This looks very good! I've been meaning to brew a nelson sauvin pale ale but wasn't sure if it should be a single-hop beer or not. I have used NS in a German wheat beer, more of a weizen bock really, of about 25 IBUs and 7.3 ABV. Added Hersbrucker at 60, then divided the same amount of NS and added at 30 and 10 minutes. I can taste the NS, especially as the beer warms up a bit. Perhaps the berry and white wine flavors come from using this hop in the bittering. Have you tried combinations with other hops? How would those recipes compare to this one in terms of highlighting the NS hop flavor/aroma? I ask because this is a very unique hop, and have not found much information on usage online with regards to different time additions affect flavor.
Thanks for sharing this recipe!

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