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Ursa's Honey Pale Ale

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Brewer/Contributor: Uncle Jack Vining

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 5.72 gal

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Ursa's Honey Pale Ale

Type: Extract

Date: 8/26/2003

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Uncle Jack Vining
Boil Size: 5.72 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brew Pot (7.5 gallon)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 32.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: -
Taste Notes: A bit of a sweet after-taste, but nice. A real favorite with the ladies!


AmountItemType% or IBU
0.50 lbLight Dry Extract (8.0 SRM)Dry Extract6.25 %
4.00 lbUltralight Malt Extract (3.0 SRM)Extract50.00 %
0.50 lbHoney Malt (25.0 SRM)Grain6.25 %
0.50 ozCascade [5.50 %] (60 min)Hops11.5 IBU
0.50 ozCascade [5.50 %] (1 min)Hops0.5 IBU
1.00 tspIrish Moss (Boil 20.0 min)Misc
3.00 lbHoney (1.0 SRM)Sugar37.50 %
1 PkgsCalifornia Ale (White Labs #WLP001)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.053 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.056 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.012 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.37 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 6.00 %
Bitterness: 12.0 IBUCalories: 248 cal/pint
Est Color: 5.3 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: -4oz
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 FAge for: 21.0 days
Storage Temperature: 62.0 F 


Even though this is an extract recipe I started with a full 6 1/2 gallons of water and let it boil off. Add the honey the last 15 minutes of boil; as you can see it really kicked up the ABV.

I prefer a bit more hop flavor, but this is one of my wife's favorites just as it is . . . SO if you like more hops, add to taste (Think I'll go with a full ounce of Willamette (5.5%) for my boiling hops next time).

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