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‘Merica’s Pastime Pale Ale Recipe

‘Merica’s Pastime Pale Ale Recipe

Here we have a contender for ‘Merica’s Pastime, it doesn’t involve bases but it does involve beer! American Pale is the classic craft brew of the US, showcasing hop aromatics and flavor with a balanced bitterness to go with any food and all activities. Grab a pale and be proud to be ‘Merican.


Boil Time: 60 Min

Original Gravity: 1.054

Final Gravity: 1.012

Alc/Vol: 5.5%

SRM: 7.7




Grain Bill (lbs) 10 Gal Batch

Grain Bill (lbs) 20 Gal Batch

17.75 lbs Domestic Pale 35.5 lbs Domestic Pale
1.33 lbs Crystal 40L 2.66 lbs Crystal 40L


Hop Schedule

Hop Variety AA%

Amount 10 Gal

Amount 20 Gal

Boil Time

US Magnum 14% 1.25oz 2.5oz 60 Min
Centennial 9% 2oz 4oz 7 Min
Cascade 6% 2oz 4oz 0 Min
Cascade/Centennial 1oz 2oz Dry Hop (Optional)

Yeast Suggestions

Wyeast Strain

Fermentation Temp

Alternate Strain

Fermentation Temp

1272 American II 69 Deg F 1332 Northwest Ale 67 Deg F


Mash Schedule & Notes

Saccharification Temp

Mash Out Temp

152 Deg F 172 Deg F