Earl Grey Pale Ale - Homebrew Competition version

American-Style Pale Ale - Extract

Recipe Description

This recipe starts with wort provided by Bell's Brewery for their Homebrew competition, so no grain bill.

  • Batch Size: 5 gal (18.9 L)
  • Boil Size: 3 gal (11.4 L)
  • Boil Time: 60 mins

Ingredients

  • Grains/Fermentables
  • 5 gal (18.93 L) Michigan Pale Ale Wort from Bell's (8 °L)
  • After Boil
  • 4 oz (113.4 g) Corn Sugar (Dextrose) (0 °L)
  • Hops
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Kent Golding Pellet 5.5% AA (Boil - 60 mins)
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Perle Pellet 10.4% AA (Boil - 30 mins)
  • 0.5 oz (14.17 g) Perle Pellet 10.4% AA (Boil - 10 mins)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 64 fl oz (fluid ounce) (1892.71 mL) Earl Grey Tea (Primary)
  • Yeast
  • English Ale Yeast (Whitelabs WLP002) (Liquid)

Directions

Boiled the 5 gallons of pre-made wort provided by Bell's. Add hops at times indicated. Pour cooled Earl Grey Tea into Primary first. Cool and transfer wort to primary fermentor. Top off with cold water to the 5 gallon mark. Shake to mix and aerate then pitch the yeast.

Corn sugar is for bottle priming.

Hold in primary fermentor for 14 days at 70 °F (21 °C).

Transfer to secondary fermentor for 14 days at 70 °F (21 °C).

Allow to carbonate and age for 14 days at 65 °F (18 °C).

If you started brewing this beer today you could be drinking it by Sept. 25, 2018. Start brewing this recipe.