American Pale Ale Nuggetade (Nugget/Cascade) Pale Ale

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tre9er

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Recipe Type
All Grain
Yeast
US-05/WLP001
Yeast Starter
If needed
Batch Size (Gallons)
9.25
Original Gravity
1.040
Final Gravity
1.008
Boiling Time (Minutes)
60
IBU
36.6
Color
7.8
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp)
7-10
Additional Fermentation
Cold crash
Tasting Notes
Sweet, wonderful blend of hops, VERY sessionable for Summer
Malt Pounds %
American 2-row 2.5 16.2%
Pale Ale Malt 7.5 48.7%
American Vienna 2.8 18.2%
American Crystal 40 1.6 10.4%
Oats (flaked) 1 6.5%

Nugget 0.75 FWH
Cascade Pellet 0.50 20
Nugget 0.50 20
Cascade Pellet 0.50 10
Nugget 0.50 10
Cascade Pellet 0.50 5
Nugget 0.50 5
Cascade Pellet 0.25 0
Nugget 0.25 0

Mashed at 152 for 90 minutes. Can go shorter or longer, just adjust temp up or down accordingly. Pitched slurry of US-05 top-cropped from previous batch. Estimated 2b cells/ML from yeast, freshly cropped just a week or two prior to brew-day.

Finished within a week, cold-crashed 2 days, kegged and carbed over 48 hour period. Beer is cloudy (rushed the cold-crash and US-05 doesn't flocc well) but it's damn good. You can use a better clearing yeast and extend the cold-crash for clearer beer.

Should be noted I dry-hop in keg, not fermenter, for freshest hop aroma.
 
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5.25G batch something like this (will get you darn close)

American 2-row 1.5
Belgian Pale Ale 4.3
American Vienna 1.6
American Crystal 40 0.9
Oats (flaked) 0.6


Nugget 0.45 FWH
Cascade Pellet 0.25 20
Nugget 0.25 20
Cascade Pellet 0.25 10
Nugget 0.25 10
Cascade Pellet 0.5 5
Nugget 0.5 5
Cascade Pellet 0.25 0
Nugget 0.25 0
 
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I'm thinking of omitting the 0 minute hops and just doing the dry-hopping. I wonder if the whirlpool additions really add much aroma anyway...
 

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I would keep the 0 min addition, this works better for me than just 5-10 min additions. I'm gonna try your Nugget/Cascade combo - sounds great!
 
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I would keep the 0 min addition, this works better for me than just 5-10 min additions. I'm gonna try your Nugget/Cascade combo - sounds great!
The beer is good, but I DID also dry-hop. I just don't want to waste hops if they're not contributing much.
 

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TapHandle said:
I would keep the 0 min addition, this works better for me than just 5-10 min additions. I'm gonna try your Nugget/Cascade combo - sounds great!
Agreed with Tap. I've done a few different options and find that a 0 min addition really adds to aroma and there's some flavour in it too
I tried a 5 min addition last time and well the Aroma just isn't quite punching through.
 
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The last few beers I've brewed were completely different beers with a keg dry-hop. It almost didn't matter what they tasted like out of the fermenter in terms of hop flavor/aroma. They changed (for the better) with keg hops.
 
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Going to brew an 18g batch of this (9g, double grav, double IBU, topped off) in the near future. It's so reliably good I might make it my house beer.
 

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This recipe inspired me and I brewed a somewhat similar recipe on Monday. Though I used all Massachusetts grown or produced ingredients, which is where the name comes from. The toasted grain I did myself.

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Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: NeYeast West Coast Ale yeast (2 vials)
Yeast Starter: none
Batch Size (Gallons): 4.5
Original Gravity: 1.046
Estimated Final Gravity: 1.010
IBU: 35
Boiling Time (Minutes): 90
Color: 8srm
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7-10 at 17 Celsius

Valley Malt Pale Malt 7.5 pounds 93.75%
Valley Malt Toasted Pale Malt 0.5 pounds 6.25%

Four Star Farms Magnum 0.3oz FWH
Four Star Farms Nugget 0.5oz @ 9 minutes
Four Star Farms Cascade 0.5oz @ 9 minutes
Four Star Farms Nugget 0.4oz @ 4 minutes
Four Star Farms Cascade 0.4oz @ 4 minutes
Four Star Farms Nugget 0.4oz @ 1 minute
Four Star Farms Cascade 0.4oz @ 1 minute
Four Star Farms Nugget 0.7oz dry hop for 7 days
Four Star Farms Cascade 0.7oz dry hop for 7 days

Mashed at 149 for 90 minutes.

I hope it comes out well.
 
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