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Beer name

Pale Ale Revered

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Beer type

Pale Ale Revered

Beer description We don’t just come up with names on a whim; this really is an ale to be revered. Inspired by a ground breaking IPA style, that was first made in 1975 by the Anchor Brewing Company, known as Liberty Ale, this golden coloured brew delivers a perfect mixture of spicy, citrus and marmalade aromas that precede a balanced sweet/bitter citrus finish to taste, with a pale malt backbone. Medium bitterness and an approximate alcohol content of 6.0%, make this is an easy brew to be respected and admired by all. Cheers. Flavour profile
Colour:
Golden
Bitterness:
Medium
Body:
Medium/High
Approx. Alcohol Level:
6.0% ABV
Naturally Carbonated:
Natural

Ingredients:

  • 1 x 1.3kg Northwest Pale Ale
  • 1 x 250g Pale Malt Extract
  • 2 x 25g US Cascade Hop Pellets
  • 1 x Lallemand Nottingham Dry Yeast
  • 1 x 72g Mr Beer Carbonation Drops

Step 1: Mix

  • Clean and sanitise all equipment that will come in contact with the brew.
  • Bring the Pale Malt Extract to the boil in 1 litre of water.
  • Add about half of a 25g pack of US Cascade Hop Pellets and boil for 5 mins.
  • Add the other half of the 25g pack of US Cascade Hope Pellets and boil for a further 5 mins.
  • Remove from the heat and set the pot in a cold/ice water bath to cool.
  • Strain the malt hop liquid into the Fermenting Vessel (FV).
  • Add the contents of the Northwest Pale Ale to the FV.
  • Fill the FV with cold water to the 9 litre mark.
  • Sprinkle the Nottingham yeast and fit the lid. 

Step 2: Brew

  • Place the FV in a location out of direct sunlight and try to ferment between 18C-22C.
  • Fermentation should take 7 to 14 days.
  • At around day 4 add the second 25g pack of US Cascade hop pellets (we recommend wrapping them in a mesh cleaning cloth, pulled straight from the wrapper).
  • On day 7 check the specific gravity (SG).
  • Check the SG again the following day and so on.

Step 3: Bottle

  • The brew is ready once the SG has stabilised over a couple of days, expect about 1008 to 1012.
  • Gently fill clean PET bottles to about 3cm from the top.
  • Add 2 carbonation drops per bottle and secure the caps (only one drop per bottle may be preferred).
  • Store the bottles upright in a location out of direct sunlight at or above 18C.

Step 4: Enjoy

  • After at least two weeks, check for sufficient carbonation by squeezing the bottles.
  • Bottles kept unrefrigerated should improve with age.
  • When ready to drink, chill the bottles upright.
  • The chilled beer may be poured into clean glassware, leaving the sediment behind.
  • Expect the alcohol content to be approximately 6.0 %ABV.