TheWitches Brew Pale Ale
7 lb. Light or Extra Light malt syrup4 oz. crushed Crystal (40 L) malt (grain)
4 oz. Malto-Dextrin1 packet (11.5 gm) of Safale s-05 dry yeast
¾ oz. Nugget Hop pellets½ oz. Perle hop pellets
1 oz. Cascade hop pellets1 tsp.Irish Moss
•Steep the crushed 4 oz. Crystal (40 L) malt 2 quarts of water (150˚F) for 20-25 minutes
•To your brew pot add the following:
The liquid from the steeped grains.
Approximately 1 gallon of water
7 lb. Light or Extra Light malt syrup
4 oz. Malto-Dextrin
•Bring all of the above to a boil and then add:
¾ oz. Nugget Hop pellets (bittering hops)
Watch out. Once it begins to boil, it froths quite a bit and a boil over on the stove is likely if you don’t pay attention!
•Continue to boil for another 30 minutes and then add:
½ oz. Perle hop pellets (Flavor Hops)
1 tsp.Irish Moss
•Boil for an additional 15 minutes and then add:
1 oz. Cascade hop pellets (Aroma Hops)
•Boil for an additional 1 minute and then remove the pot from the stove.
•Add 2 gallons of cold water to an already sterilized primary fermentor that holds 6.5 to 7 gallons.
•Pour in the hot wort from your brew pot and add enough additional cold water bring the total volume up to 5 gallons.
•When the wort temperature is under 80˚ F pitch your Safale s-05 dry yeast
•Ferment in the primary for 1 week to 10 days, or until the fermentation is complete.
•If using a secondary fermentor, siphon from the primary and leave in the secondary for an additional week.
•When fermentation is done, bottle with ¾ cup priming sugar (corn sugar)
Leave bottles at room temperature for at least 2 weeks to allow them to carbonate