Greg’s Gnat Bath Pale

BATH A Gnat Sacrificed ALL, for this Beer!!

GNAT Using the Hop Spider to keep the hops contained, thereby creating a cleaner Beer

1.055 1.055 is exactly the Original gravity Brewer Greg was after

Gnat GregGreg Adding the LME

20130622_091944 2 oz Simcoe & 2 oz Zythos ready to be suspended into the secondary

 

Style Information

Recipe Type: Extract
Category: Pale

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Carafoam 1 lb Steep to 170 degrees. Drain without squeezing bag
Crystal 10 L 1 lb Steep to 170 degrees. Drain without squeezing bag
Pale Ale Malt 3 lb Add to last 10 min of boil
Pilsner Malt 3 lb Add to last 10 min of boil

Hops

Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Magnum .5 oz 14% 7 60 min Bittering hop add and boil for 60 min
Centennial .5 oz 10% 5 45 min Bittering hop add and boil for 45 min
Amarillo .5 oz 8.5% 4.25 30 min Flavor hops. Add at last 30 min of boil
Cascade .5 oz 6% 3 30 min Flavor hops. Add at last 30 min of boil
Centennial .5 oz 9.5% 4.75 15 min Aroma hops. Add at last 15 min of boil
Simcoe .5 oz 12.2% 6.1 15 min Aroma hops. Add at last 15 min of boil
Simcoe 1 oz 12.2% 12.2 0 Aroma hops. Add at 160 degrees when cooling
Zythos 2 oz 10.5% 21 0 Aroma hops. Add at 160 degrees when cooling
Simcoe 2 oz 12.2% 24.4 7 days Dry hop after 3-5 days and continue fermentation for at least another 7 days
Zythos 2 oz 10.5% 21 7 days Dry hop after 3-5 days and continue fermentation for at least another 7 days

Adjuncts

Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
Whirlfloc Fining Boil 1 tab 10 min Add to boil at last 10 min for clarifying
Brew Vint Other Boil 1 capsule 10 min Add to boil at last 10 min for extra food for the yeast
maltodextrin Other Boil 4 oz 10 min Add at last 10 min of boil. Contributes to mouthfeel.

Yeasts

Name Amount Notes
WLP090 1 vial Add to a starter of 1800 ml boiled and cooled water with a 1/4 cup of corn sugar for food for the yeast

Fermentation

Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
Notes
2 Weeks 63-65 Carboy
Keep in controlled environment for 2 weeks

Profile

Estimated OG: 1.055
Actual OG: 1.055
Actual FG: 1.013
Actual ABV: 5.51%
 
Bitterness: 50 IBU
Estimated Color: 11 SRM

Tasting notes

A Golden Amber, clears fast, low to medium carbonation, Not much in the nose,maybe a little piney. T Clean grapefruit, refreshing, mild bitterness, medium mouthfeel. Finishes with hop spice in the back. Great Beer all day, every day!

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