Pau Hana Pale Ale

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: krazydave (Shared)
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Brewer: Dave Clark
Batch Size: 10.50 galStyle: American Pale Ale (10A)
Boil Size: 12.68 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 7.0 SRMEquipment: Stainless Kegs (10 Gal/37.8 L) - All Grain
Bitterness: 35.0 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.056 (13.9° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Medium Body, No Mash Out
Est FG: 1.012 SG (3.0° P)Fermentation: Ale, Single Stage
ABV: 5.9%Taste Rating: 30.0

Amount Name Type #
18 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 1
2 lbs Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 2
1 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L (40.0 SRM) Grain 3
8.00 oz White Wheat Malt (2.4 SRM) Grain 4
4.00 oz Honey Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 5
0.87 oz Magnum [12.7%] - Boil 60 min Hops 6
1.00 Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15 min) Misc 7
1.50 oz Centennial [10.0%] - Boil 10 min Hops 8
1.50 oz Centennial [10.0%] - Boil 5 min Hops 9
1.00 oz Cascade [5.5%] - Boil 0 min Hops 10
2.0 pkgs California Ale (White Labs #WLP001) Yeast 11
2.00 oz Cascade [5.5%] - Dry Hop 5 days Hops 12

Taste Notes

Pau Hana = "Done with work" in Hawaiian. A well suited name for a beer that you want to drink when you get home from a long day at work. Or any day, for that matter! This is an American Pale ale with well balanced bitterness, pleasant tropical hop flavors and is lightly malty with toasty notes from the addition of Munich malt. Tropical nose varies greatly depending on what dry hops are used. Head retention has always been excellent due to the small addition of wheat malt.


Beer does well in competitions and can change greatly by changing the type and quantity of dry hops. Citra, Mosaic, Cascade, 7C's, Amarillo - Have all been tried by me and have worked well with this base recipe. This beer has become my house pale ale that everyone loves to drink and try the different dry hop variations.

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