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BDU Brew Pale

American Pale Ale



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Brewer/Contributor: Brian Smith

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 3.98 gal

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BDU Brew Pale

Type: Extract

Date: 1/8/2004

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Brian Smith
Boil Size: 3.98 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 45 min Equipment: Brew Pot (5 Gallon)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 45.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: -
Taste Notes: VERY nice! I hadda have hops, and this one fills the bill. Smooth, creamy head, and a perfect sweet/bitter mix along the way.


AmountItemType% or IBU
3.00 lbAmber Dry Extract (13.0 SRM)Dry Extract46.15 %
3.00 lbExtra Light Dry Extract (3.0 SRM)Dry Extract46.15 %
0.50 lbCaramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM)Grain7.69 %
1.50 ozColumbus (Tomahawk) [14.50 %] (45 min)Hops57.5 IBU
1 Pkgs04 (Safale)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.053 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.056 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.015 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.016 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.91 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.22 %
Bitterness: 57.5 IBUCalories: 252 cal/pint
Est Color: 9.8 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: NoneTotal Grain Weight: 10.00 lb
Sparge Water: -Grain Temperature: -
Sparge Temperature: -TunTemperature: -
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSEMash PH: -

Steep grains as desired (30-60 minutes)

Mash Notes: -

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Kegged (Forced CO2)Volumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 10.2 PSICarbonation Used:
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 38.0 FAge for: 7.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 


Force carbonated with CO2 at 12psi first, but it wasn't enough so I bumped it to 20psi for a couple of days and then backed off to 16.

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