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Brew #59: Light APA

January 5, 2014

Need a blonde, light, hoppy, sessionable, thirst-quenching pale ale. Upping the bittering hops a bit. Mash efficiency 86 per cent.

name Light APA
“style” APA
brewlength 24 litres
IBU 50
EBC 15
OG 1043
IBU to OG ratio 1.16
brewing date 5-Jan-14
yeast Safale US-05
fermentables grain kg %
grain 1 Pale Ale 2.130 49.7%
grain 2 Pilsner 1.450 33.8%
grain 3 Munich 0.340 7.9%
grain 4 Wheat 0.120 2.8%
grain 5 Caramunich II 0.100 2.3%
grain 6 Carared 0.100 2.3%
grain 7 Crystal150 0.050 1.2%
total 4.290 100%
hops gram minutes ibu
Magnum 14% 25 60 36
Cascade 7.6% 25 15 10
Cascade 7.6% 25 5 4
Cascade 7.6% 25 0 0
total 100 50
Hochkurz
mash schedule minutes deg c
step 1 – mash in 5 55
step 2 – maltose rest 40 63
step 3 – dextrinisation rest 50 70
step 4 – mash out 15 77
1/2 tsp Gypsum in kettle
Hop-stand for 15 minutes

I really like this mash schedule, 45 minutes to go and the wort is already super bright.

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