ØLB 50 Sierra Nevada Pale Ale (BYO)

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Submitted By: Hybjerg (Shared)
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Brewer: Alle
Batch Size: 42.27 galStyle: American Pale Ale (10A)
Boil Size: 47.83 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 10.5 SRMEquipment: 160_Blichmann BoilerMaker 55 Gallon (200 l) 80%
Bitterness: 38.3 IBUsBoil Time: 90 min
Est OG: 1.055 (13.6° P)Mash Profile: Temperature Mash, 1 Step, Full Body
Est FG: 1.013 SG (3.3° P)Fermentation: Ale, Single Stage
ABV: 5.5%Taste Rating: 42.0

Amount Name Type #
31.44 gal Øster Løgum Vand Water 1
27.21 gal Øster Løgum Vand Water 2
0.82 g Epsom Salt (MgSO4) (Mash 60 min) Misc 3
0.82 g Epsom Salt (MgSO4) (Mash 60 min) Misc 4
79 lbs 5.86 oz Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 5
6 lbs 9.82 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 150 EBC (80L) (76.1 SRM) Grain 6
5.29 oz Magnum [14.0%] - Boil 90 min Hops 7
4.41 oz Perle 5 [5.0%] - Boil 30 min Hops 8
7.05 oz Cascade [6.0%] - Boil 10 min Hops 9
2.00 kg Malto-Dextrine (Boil 5 min) Misc 10
10.0 pkgs Safale American (DCL/Fermentis #US-05) Yeast 11
7.05 oz Cascade [6.0%] - Dry Hop 5 days Hops 12

Taste Notes

The Quintessential West Coast Pale Ale If someone were to ask me which one beer typifies not only the American Pale Ale style, I would answer with not a second's doubt "Sierra Nevada Pale Ale." In fact, I might be so inclined to say this is the beer that typifies the 'American style' craft beer. Yes, I know there are wide range of craft beers and craft beer styles - but the citrusy, just slightly light amber, clean style typified by this beer seems something that we Americans have embraced in our brewing and just maybe might be something that we can claim as our own. The Beer SNPA is a study in the balance of maltiness and bitterness. The malt base is a simple one, with the caramel, toasty flavors being contributed simply by some 60L Crystal malt. Balancing this nicely is the citrus-like bitterness from the cascade hops. In addition to the cascade hops, the addition of perle hops seems to tame the citrus and add a subtle earthy/pine characteristic.


30 ml mælkesyre ABV: 5.2% BREWED ON: #1- 28/03/2011- DIDN'T USE DRY HOP, NORMALLY LAST CASCADE USED FOR DRY HOP, ADDED AT FLAME OUT. Beautiful drinking session beer. Well balanced a favourite.

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