Original Gravity: 1.0556 Final Gravity: 1.0139 Alcohol by Volume: 5.461%
This beers has a slightly sweet flavor that finishes slightly dry similar to Newcastle Brown Ale. It has a "nutty" flavor that comes from their use of Cara Pils and Crystal malts combined with balanced use of Chocolate malt. Lightly hopped for just a hint of aroma and balance.
6.6 lbs. Gold Liquid Malt Extract
1/2 lb. British Pale Grain M&F two row (cracked)
1/2 lb. British Crystal Grain M&F (cracked)
1/4 lb. Cara Pils Grain (cracked)
1/4 lb. Chocolate Grain (cracked)
1 1/2 oz. (7.7 AAU) Willamette or Fuggles
1 oz. (5.1 AAU) Willamette or Fuggles
1 tsp. Irish Moss
2 tsp. Gypsum
1 pkg. White Labs WLP005 British Ale Yeast
4 oz. Crown Caps (approx. 55 caps)
5 oz. Priming Sugar (approx. 3/4 cup)
Add gypsum to water. Place grains into 1 1/2 gal. cold water. Heat to 160oF. Remove from heat and cover & allow to sit for 60 min. Sparge with 1 gal. 170oF water & return liquid to brewpot. Add malt & 1 1/2 oz. hops. Return pot to heat & boil for 30 min. Add Irish Moss & boil for 30 min. Remove from heat & add final 1 oz. hops. Steep for 5 min. Strain into 3 gal. cold water & pitch yeast when cooled to 80oF or below.
Yields 5 gal.