Sierra Nevada Pale Ale CLONE

The original American Pale Ale, big on hops and very moreish

20 Litre Batch

Est. ABV: 5%
Est. IBU’s: 36
Est. SG: 1.049
Est. FG: 1.010

4.1 kg Ale
500g Munich
200g Light Crystal
200g Carapils
25g Northern Brewer (7.7% AA) (60min boil)
10g Northern Brewer (7.7% AA) and 20g Cascade (6.3% AA) (15min boil)
1tsp Irish Moss/Whirlfloc (10min boil)
20g Cascade (6.3% AA) (0min boil)

Combine 20 litres of 71°C water (strike temp) and the malts in your grain bag inside your urn or pot. Rest at 66°C for 60mins. Sparge with 11 litres of 82°C water in a bucket for 10 minutes and return wort to the urn or pot making a final boil volume of approximately 26 litres.

Cool the wort aerate well. Start fermentation as close as possible to 18°C*, preferably with Wyeast 1056 American Ale, Safale US-05, or Mangrove Jack’s M44 US West Coast yeast. On the 5th day of fermentation dry hop with 30g Cascade hops for 5 days.