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  • British Pale Ale

    This simple to brew English style Pale Ale is fermented with White Lab's Essex Ale Yeast which produces a flavorful ale with a slight dry finish.

    Type: Ale

    Style: Pale Ale

    Batch Size: 5 gallons

    Recipe Type: Extract with grain

    Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    6.6 lbs CBW® Pilsen Light LME Extract, LME
    1 lb Caramel Malt 60L Caramel, Crystal
    1.25 lbs Sugar
    2 oz Challenger (7.0% AA hop) 60 minute boil
    1 oz Northdown (8.5% AA hop) 10 minute boil
    1 vial WLP022 Essex Ale Yeast
    1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient 10 minute boil


    1. Steep grains at 150-154ºF for 30 minutes
    2. Bring to boil
    3. Remove from heat, add extract, sugar and hops
    4. Boil 60 minutes
    5. Cool to 66ºF, oxygenate wort
    6. Pitch 1 vial WLP022 Essex Ale Yeast

    Primary Fermentation: 2 weeks at 66ºF

    Secondary Fermentation: 2-4 weeks

    Fermentation Notes:

    Original Gravity: 1.060

    Final Gravity: 1.013

    Alcohol by Weight: 5.1%

    Alcohol by Volume: 6.3%

    IBU: 46

    Color: 14