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Dead Show Pale Ale

American Pale Ale

All Grain


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Brewer/Contributor: Tim "Brownbeard" Sines

Batch Size: 6.25 gal

Boil Size: 7.43 gal

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Dead Show Pale Ale

Type: All Grain

Date: 4/24/2004

Batch Size: 6.25 gal

Brewer: Tim "Brownbeard" Sines
Boil Size: 7.43 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brew Pot (6+gal) and Igloo/Gott Cooler (5 Gal)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 44.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00
Taste Notes: This is a nice hoppy American Pale Ale, with a good malt base. It went over well in the parking lot at the Dead show. And, it was the highest scoring beer at the 2004 Iowa State Fair.


AmountItemType% or IBU
9.00 lbPale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM)Grain85.71 %
0.50 lbCara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM)Grain4.76 %
0.50 lbCaramalt (32.0 SRM)Grain4.76 %
0.50 lbVictory Malt (25.0 SRM)Grain4.76 %
1.00 ozNugget [13.00 %] (60 min)Hops39.3 IBU
1.00 ozGoldings, East Kent [5.60 %] (15 min)Hops8.4 IBU
1.00 ozCascade [5.90 %] (5 min)Hops3.6 IBU
1.00 ozCentennial [10.00 %] (Dry Hop 14 days)Hops-
1.00 ozCrystal [3.50 %] (Dry Hop 14 days)Hops-
1 PkgsCalifornia Ale (White Labs #WLP001) [Starter 1500 ml]Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.045 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.045 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.010 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.55 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.56 %
Bitterness: 51.3 IBUCalories: 198 cal/pint
Est Color: 6.0 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium BodyTotal Grain Weight: 10.50 lb
Sparge Water: 4.66 galGrain Temperature: 65.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 170.0 FTunTemperature: 65.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSEMash PH: 5.4 PH

Single Infusion, Medium Body
Step TimeNameDescriptionStep Temp
60 minMash InAdd 17.13 qt of water at 163.9 F154.0 F

Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Kegged (Forced CO2)Volumes of CO2: 2.5
Pressure/Weight: 28.8 PSICarbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 70.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 65.0 F 



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