NorthWest Pale Ale Ingredients

NorthWest Pale Ale (2015)

(makes 5 gallons)

3.3     lbs Light Malt Syrup                        
2.0     lbs. Light dry malt extract                           
1        lb 20L Crystal malt                                
1/2    lb 40L Crystal malt                                  
1/2    lb Cara-pils (Dextrin) malt
1/2    lb Great Western NW pale malt
1/2    oz Perle Hops (boil 60 minutes)
1/2    oz Perle Hops (boil 30 minutes)
3        oz Cascade Hops (boil 5 minutes)
1 Teaspoon Irish Moss (boil 60 minutes) 
¾ cup corn sugar for bottling
Imperial Flagship A07 yeast
original gravity 1.050
final gravity 1.014
alcohol content 4.7%

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 2 cup dry malt extract.  Return to a boil, then add 1/2 oz. Perle hops and Irish Moss, and boil for 60 minutes. Add the second 1/2 oz addition of Perle hops with 30 minutes left in the boil.

With about 7 to 8 minutes left in the boil add the remainder of malt syrup and dry malt extract and stir to mix. Now add 3 oz. Cascade hops for last 5 minutes of the boil. Fill your sanitized carboy 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.