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GP75 Pale Ale

[This recipe was featured in the September/October 2017 issue of Zymurgy magazine.]

Recipe courtesy of Sarah Saleh, The Unity Brew House

This pale ale has a simple malt bill to allow the fantastic flavor of GP75 hops to shine through, giving amazing tropical and citrus fruit flavors. Bittering hops are minimal due to the bittering effect of the large amounts of aroma and post-boil hops.

GP75 Pale Ale | American Pale Ale

Ingredients

  • For 5 gallons (18.9 L)
  • MALTS
    • 3.39 kg (lb.) extra pale ale malt or lager malt
    • 810 g (1.8 lb.) pale ale malt
    • 327 g (12 oz.) torrified wheat
    HOPS
    • 8 g (0.3 oz.) GP75, 6.6% a.a. @ 60 min
    • 45 g (oz.) GP75, 6.6% a.a. @ 5 min
    • 50 g (oz.) GP75, 6.6% a.a. @ flameout
    • 75 g (oz.) GP75, 6.6% a.a., dry hop
    YEAST
    • Fermentis Safale S-04
    ADDITIONAL ITEMS
    • 1 Whirlfloc tablet @ 15 min

    Specifications

    • Original Gravity: 1.058 (14.2° P)
    • Final Gravity: 1.012 (3.1° P)
    • ABV: 6%
    • IBU: 35
    • SRM: 3

    Directions

    Mash grains at 147° F (64° C) for one hour and sparge at 170° F (77° C). Boil for 60 minutes, adding hops and Whirlfloc according to the schedule above. Chill wort, pitch properly rehydrated yeast, and ferment at 65° F (18° C) until terminal gravity is reached.

    EXTRACT VERSION

    Substitute malts with 6 lb. (2.72 kg) Maris Otter liquid malt extract and 2.12 lb. (962 g) wheat liquid malt extract. Dissolve extract in water, top up to desired boil volume with reverse osmosis water, and proceed as above.

     
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