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American Pale Ale

Classification: pale ale, all-grain

Source: Rick Garvin (, HBD Issue #1210, 8/24/93

Ingredients: (for 15 gallons)


Single step infusion mash at 152-150F with Gypsum. Sparge with 170-190F water to collect 15 gallons in 2 hours 30 minutes. Boil for 30 minutes before adding first hop addition. Add Irish moss for last 30 minutes. Use immersion chiller for 30 minutes while setting up "counter flow" chiller. Divide unfermented beer between 3 carboys with air locks (blow off tubes? Not this decade). Add 1/3 gallon yeast starter to each (1.040 OG starter) at 62F. Shake to aerate. Ferment in from of window AC. Krausen appears over night.