New Pale

Source: Mike
Recipe added: 02/17/00

Magnums are a fairly new kind of hops with low co-humulones which lend to a mellow bitterness. I also add cascades (I live in California - what can I say?) for a nice aroma/flavor. I might try Ultras - which are also a new hop with very nice aroma. You may want to try to lower the gravity, as this turns out to be a pretty high alcohol "session beer".


Recipe type: All Grain
Batch Size: 5 gal
Starting Gravity: 14
Finishing Gravity: 3.5
Time in Boil: 60 min
Primary Fermentation: 5 days
Additional Fermentation: 5 days in keg



Mash for 45 min at 150 degrees. Dryhop after primary fermentation. Let the beer condition for at least a week to settle the yeast and for a diacetyl rest (WLP002 usually doesn't have these problems, but yeast/off flavors greatly affect the flavor of the beer because of this yeast(in my experience)).
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