First Shot Ale

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: jjwrobleski (Shared)
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Brewer: John Wrobleski
Batch Size: 5.00 galStyle: American Pale Ale (10A)
Boil Size: 6.31 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 14.4 SRMEquipment: Pot and Cooler ( 5 Gal/19 L) - All Grain
Bitterness: 43.4 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.049 (12.3° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Light Body
Est FG: 1.009 SG (2.2° P)Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
ABV: 5.4%Taste Rating: 40.0

Amount Name Type #
8 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 1
2 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 2
1 lbs 8.00 oz Munich Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM) Grain 3
1.00 oz Cascade [8.3%] - Boil 60 min Hops 4
1.00 oz Cascade [8.3%] - Boil 15 min Hops 5
1.00 oz Cascade [8.3%] - Boil 1 min Hops 6
2.0 pkgs American Ale (Wyeast Labs #1056) Yeast 7

Taste Notes

Post Boil wort sweet and very bitter. At end of primary fermentation bitterness was good, beer somewhat fruity. Definitely green. Gravity at end of primary fermentation about 1.008. Taste at bottling good. Bitterness similar to Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. After a week in bottle it is very drinkable, clear, with good carbonation.


This batch was a first attempt at all-grain brewing. Looking for an American Pale Ale, but with a bit more color and malt.

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