India Pale Ale


India Pale Ale

makes 5 gallons

6.6 -lbs Light Malt Syrup
2 -lbs Light Dry Malt Powder
1 -lb 20L Crystal Malt
½ -lb 40L Crystal Malt
½ -lb Dextrin Malt
½ -lb Victory Malt (or Toasted Pale 2-row)
3 -oz. Cascade Hops (boil 60 min)
½ -oz. Cascade Hops (finishing hops, boil last 3 min)
½ -teaspoon Irish Moss (boil 45 min)
1 -cup Oak Chips (toasted or untoasted) OPTIONAL (order separately)
¾ -cup corn sugar for bottling
White Labs California Ale

original gravity 1.063
final gravity 1.017
alcohol content 6.0%

Steep crushed malted grain in 2 gallons of 150° water (tap water is about 130°) for 30 minutes. Don’t fret the temp too much, relax. Remove the grain from the hot water with a strainer, then bring water to a boil. When boiling starts, remove pot from burner and add 1 cup malt syrup. Return to a boil, then add boiling hops and boil for 60 minutes. Add Irish Moss for last 45 minutes of boil. Add finishing hops for last 3 minutes of the boil. Then add remainder of malt syrup and dry malt extract and stir to mix, wait 10 minutes to sanitize. Boil the wood chips in 2 cups of water for 15 minutes. Add the wood chips and hot water to your sterilized fermenter along with 2 gallons of cold water. Strain the hot wort into the carboy and top off to the 5 gallon mark. Add yeast when beer is less than 78°, and ferment and bottle as ususal.