Sierra Nevada PALE ALE Clone has a light, clear golden amber. Substantial lace. Aromas of malt and biscuit and a wee hint of citrus. Citrusy hops are the first flavor out of the gate, followed by a medium-bodied biscuity, malty foundation mixed with well-placed hoppy bitterness, which gets handed the reins holds them for a remarkably long time after the swallow.
5 Gallon yield, malt extract recipe
7 lbs Pale LME
8 oz. Caramel Malt 20L, milled (for steeping)
8 oz. Victory Malt, milled (for steeping)
1 oz. Cascade hop pellets for bittering (AA=5.5%%) 60 Minutes
1 oz. Cascade hop pellets for flavor 15 Minutes
1 oz. Cascade hop pellets Aroma 1 Minute
California Ale Yeast (WLP001)
¾ cup corn sugar for priming at bottling time
Bring water to a boil. Turn off heat and stir in the malt extracts until completely dissolved. Return to a boil, set a timer for 60 minutes, and add the ounce of Cascade hops. Add 1 ounce of Cascade with 15 minutes remaining in boil. Add 1 ounce SierraAfter boiling, cool to 80 degrees or less and top up with water to just over 5 gallons before pitching the yeast. Aerate well and ferment at 68-72 degrees Fahrenheit.
O.G. = 1.054-1.056
F.G. = 1.012-1.014
ABV = 5.5%