Darkest Before the Dawn

American-Style Black Ale - Extract

Recipe Description

American black ale, hopped with centennial, cascade, mosaic, and hallertau.- dry hopped with citra, mosaic, hallertau

Fruity, light roasty flavors, not heavy or hot.

  • Batch Size: 5 gal (18.9 L)
  • Boil Size: 6.5 gal (24.6 L)
  • Boil Time: 60 mins

Ingredients

  • Grains/Fermentables
  • 3.5 lbs (1.59 kg) Light Dry Malt Extract (4 °L)
  • 1 lbs (0.45 kg) Crystal 40 (40 °L)
  • 1 lbs (0.45 kg) Crystal 80 (80 °L)
  • 1 lbs (0.45 kg) Carafa II (430 °L)
  • After Boil
  • 3.5 lbs (1.59 kg) Light Dry Malt Extract (4 °L)
  • Hops
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Centennial Pellet 10.5% AA (Boil - 60 mins)
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Centennial Pellet 10.5% AA (Boil - 30 mins)
  • 0.5 oz (14.17 g) mosaic Pellet 12% AA (Boil - 15 mins)
  • 0.5 oz (14.17 g) Cascade Leaf 7% AA (Boil - 15 mins)
  • 0.5 oz (14.17 g) Hallertauer Pellet 4.4% AA (Boil - 15 mins)
  • 0.5 oz (14.17 g) mosaic Pellet 12% AA (Boil - 5 mins)
  • 0.25 oz (7.09 g) Cascade Leaf 7% AA (Boil - 0 mins)
  • 0.25 oz (7.09 g) mosaic Pellet 12% AA (Boil - 0 mins)
  • 0.5 oz (14.17 g) Citra Leaf 11% AA (Dry Hop)
  • 0.5 oz (14.17 g) Hallertauer Pellet 4.4% AA (Dry Hop)
  • 0.5 oz (14.17 g) mosaic Pellet 12% AA (Dry Hop)
  • Yeast
  • American Ale Yeast (Wyeast 1056) (Liquid)

Directions

Hold in primary fermentor for 21 days at 65 °F (18 °C).

Allow to carbonate and age for 7 days at 70 °F (21 °C).

If you started brewing this beer today you could be drinking it by Jan. 10, 2019. Start brewing this recipe.