Little Creatures Pale Ale (Original Recipe) CLONE

An American styled Pale Ale, Cascade and Chinook hops drive an intense citrus and grapefruit aroma balanced nicely with a malty finish with hints of burnt toffee.

Coopers Sparkling Ale
1kg Ultra Brew
300g Caramunich malt grain
15g Chinook hops
30g Cascade hops
Safale US05 Yeast

1. The day before brewing, refrigerate 5-10 litres of water in sterilised closed containers.
2. In a bowl, steep Caramunich Grain in 1 litre of hot tap water for 30 minutes.
3. Strain the grain through a sieve into a saucepan. Rinse the grain with 500mls hot water and collect in the saucepan as well.
4. Bring the liquid to the boil, add Chinook Hops and boil for 5 minutes.
5. Turn off heat and place 15g of Cascade Hops into the pot for 10 minutes to steep.
5. Empty the Coopers Sparkling Ale and Ultra Brew into fermenter.
6. Pour hot wort liquid into fermenter, using some to rinse the can.
7. Mix well, add chilled and tap water to make up to 23 liters. Stir vigorously to produce a lovely big foamy head on the surface.
8. Sprinkle Safale US05 yeast onto surface and close lid. Ferment ideally at 18-20°C.
9. After 4 days, add second Cascade Hop Bag to fermenter.
10.Fermentation is complete when gravity reading is consistent over two days, usually 4-7 days depending on temperature.