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Dark Side Pale Ale

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Brewer/Contributor: Brian Smith

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 3.98 gal

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Dark Side Pale Ale

Type: Extract

Date: 5/10/1998

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): 35.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: -
Taste Notes: Middle-of-the-road, but the taste I had hadn't fully carbonated. See notes below.


AmountItemType% or IBU
3.00 lbAmber Dry Extract (12.5 SRM)Dry Extract50.00 %
2.00 lbExtra Light Dry Extract (3.0 SRM)Dry Extract33.33 %
1.00 lbCaramel/Crystal Malt - 20L (20.0 SRM)Grain16.67 %
2.00 ozTettnang [4.00 %] (45 min)Hops23.3 IBU
1.00 ozTettnang [4.00 %] (5 min)Hops2.5 IBU
1.00 lbHoney (Boil 45.0 min)Misc
1 PkgsDry Ale Yeast (Nottingham)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.045 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.054 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.013 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.007 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.13 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 6.13 %
Bitterness: 25.8 IBUCalories: 237 cal/pint
Est Color: 8.5 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: Corn SugarVolumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 3.8 ozCarbonation Used: 3/4 cup
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 


Made this for Dave English's golf buddy weekend. They are a bunch of Bud drinkers and will like any "real" beer. Heard back they all did like it.

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