DTM Christmas Ale

Source: Tim Neall
Recipe added: 11/15/97
Email: Neallmt@miavx1.acs.muohio.edu

This is an ale, similar to Bass, although a bit overcarbonated. It is called DTM Christmas ale b/c I gave my brother in law, DTM, a homebrewing kit for christmas. The brew was his first batch and brewed the day after Christmas.


Recipe type: Extract
Batch Size: 5 gallons
Starting Gravity: 1.046
Finishing Gravity: 1.010
Time in Boil: 60 minutes
Primary Fermentation: 4 days



Combined salt, gypsum, and 2 gallons water. Steeped grains until water was 180 degrees. Removed grains, brought water to boil. Added extracts and sugar. Boiled for 5 minutes and added Golding hops. After 30 minutes added 1/2 oz. Fuggle hops. After 50 minutes added 1/2 Fuggle hops. Added Irish moss at 50 minutes. rehydrated yeast. Cooled, strained out hops and added to 3.5 gallons cold water. Pitched yeast. Primed and bottled with 3/4 C. corn sugar.
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