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Little Creatures Pale Ale Style

Little Creatures Pale Ale Style

Ingredients:
1 x 1.7kg Morgan’s Pacific Pale Ale
2 x 1.5kg Morgan’s Master Malt Wheat
1 x 1kg Morgan’s Dextrose
1 x 12g Morgan’s Finishing Hops – Cascade
1 x 15g Morgan’s Premium American Ale Yeast.

Approx. Targets:
OG: 1047
FG: 1012
ABV: 5.2% (when bottled)

How to Brew
Mixing:

Pour 2 Litres of Hot water into sanitised fermenter add the contents of the Morgan’s Pacific Pale Ale and the Morgan’s Master Malt Wheat (once softened in warm water) and add 300g of Morgan’s Dextrose (save the rest for another brew). Stir contents to dissolve. Add cold water to bring the contents up to 23 litres.

Pitch the Morgan’s American Ale yeast when the brew is at 20c, ensuring that the yeast covers the surface. (note that the yeast under the can lid is not required) Stir the brew for 30 seconds

Fermenting: Seal the Fermenter with lid and airlock, take a sample and use a hydrometer to test your brew the gravity should be approx 1047 (OG). Ferment at a constant temperature until the specific gravity reaches 1012 (FG) or below.

  • Ideal fermentation temperature is between 15c and 24c (Fermentation may take 5 days or more)

On the 4th day of fermentation open the fermenter lid and add both infusion bags from the Morgan’s Finishing Hops Cascade to the fermenter, leave these in the fermenter until fermentation is complete.

Bottling:
Gently fill clean and sanitised PET bottles to about 3cm from the top.
Add carbonation drops at the rate of 1 per 330ml/375ml bottle and 2 per 740ml/750ml bottle. Sugar or dextrose may be used at the rate of 8g per litre (approximately 6g of sugar to a level metric teaspoon). Then secure the caps.
Maturing:
Allow Bottles to stand at a temperature between 22c and 30c for 5 days to allow the beer to carbonate. Allow another 10 days at room temperature to fully mature. The finished beer will continue to improve with further ageing.
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