Mariposa Pale Ale

Briess_PaleAle_72dpiIn the heart San Francisco, on Mariposa street, back in 1975, a brewery had the idea to make an American bitter, what soon became American Pale Ale.  This is a tribute to the early makers of American Pale Ale, a style that helped resurrect an industry.

All-Grain Recipe, makes 5 US gallons (19L)

Ingredients

Quantity   Ingredient Comment
10 lbs Pale Ale Malt Mash
0.5 lb Wheat Malt, Red Mash
0.5 lb Caramel Malt 60L Mash
0.5 lb Bonlander® Munich Malt Mash
1 oz Perle Hops (8.2% AAU) 60 min boil
1 oz Cascade Hops (5.5% AAU) 10 min boil
2 oz Cascade Hops (5.5% AAU) 5 min boil
1 pack WLP001 Old Sonoma Ale Yeast Fermenter
1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient 10 min boil

Brewing Procedures:

  1. Bring 3.8 gallons of water to 165ºF.
  2. Mash grains at 152ºF for 1 hour.
  3. Heat 4.25 gallons of 180ºF sparge water in a kettle.
  4. Sparge and collect 6 gallons in kettle; bring to a boil.
  5. Add 1 oz Perle hops.
  6. After 50 minutes, add 1 oz Cascade hops and yeast nutrient.
  7. After 5 minutes, add 2 oz Cascade hops.
  8. Boil 5 more minutes, remove from heat and cool to 70ºF.
  9. Transfer to primary fermenter, and pitch the WLP076 yeast.

Fermentation:

  • Primary Fermentation: 1 week at 66ºF – 70ºF.
  • Secondary Fermentation:2 weeks at 66ºF – 70ºF.
  • Fermentation Notes: Force carbonate or bottle condition with ¾ cup dissolved priming sugar, and ¼ packet WLP076 yeast for 3-4 weeks.

Stats:

  • Original Gravity: 057
  • Final Gravity: 014
  • ABV: 7%
  • IBU: 50
  • Color (SRM): 12
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