Ligero Brewing Company’s “Raptor Pale Ale”

We are aiming for a pale ale, and it is definitely pale! We wanted to try out the newer Falconer’s Flight hop and keep this recipe simple and straight up to get the full hop experience!

Style Information

Name: Raptor Pale Ale
Recipe Type: Extract
Category: Pale Ale
Type: Ale
Bitternes: 70 - 80
Color: 4 - 6

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Light DME 6lbs Added at the last 15 minutes of boil.
Corn Sugar .25 oz Priming sugar used for bottling. Boil with 2 cups of water for 5 minutes.


Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Falconer's Flight 2.00 10.5% 21 60 Bittering hops, boil for 60 minutes.
Falconer's Flight 2.00 10.5% 21 FLAMEOUT Aroma hops added at flameout.
Falconer's Flight 2.00 10.5% 21 7 days Dry hops, added at second fermentation for 7 days.


Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
Whirlfloc Fining Boil 1 tablet 5 min Added last 5 minutes of boil as a clarifier.
Fining Boil
Fining Boil
Fining Boil
Fining Boil


Name Amount Notes
White Labs WLP090- San Diego Super Yeast 1 Started 18 hours prior to brew day.

Mash Steps

Name Step Type Step Time Temperature


Amount: 6
Water Description: Filtered
Time: 60 minutes
Target Batch Size: 5


Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
6 DAys 65 carboy
22 Days 65 carboy
Falconer's: 4 oz
Dry Hop


Estimated OG: 1.054
Estimated FG: 1.010
Estimated ABV: 5.77%
Actual OG: 1.056
Estimated Color: 4.5 SRM

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