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  • Ebenezer’s Elation

    Combining gingerbread inspired spices and a malty sweetness, this spiced ale should fill the grumpiest of humbugging Scrooges with holiday elation.

    Type: Ale

    Style: Other Ale

    Batch Size: 5 gallons

    Recipe Type: All grain

    Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    5 lbs Goldpils® Vienna Malt Base
    5 lbs Pale Ale Malt Base
    0.5 lb Carapils® Malt Dextrine
    0.5 lb Caramel Malt 60L Caramel, Crystal
    0.25 lb Dark Chocolate Malt Roasted, Chocolate
    0.75 oz Willamette Hops (6% AA) Boil 60 minutes
    0.75 oz Willamette Hops (6% AA) Boil 30 minutes
    1 tsp Cinnamon Boil 1 minute
    0.5 tsp Cloves Ground, Boil 1 minute
    0.25 tsp Nutmeg Fresh Grated, Boil 1 minute
    1 tbsp Orange Zest Boil 1 minute
    1 vial WLP041 Pacific Ale Yeast
    1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient Boil 10 minutes


    1. Mash at 154-156ºF for 45 minutes
    2. Sparge at 170ºF
    3. Boil with spices for final minute
    4. Knock out, cool to 70ºF
    5. Oxygenate highly
    6. Transfer to primary fermenter
    7. Fill to desired level with cold water
    8. Pitch yeast

    Primary Fermentation: 10 days at 70ºF

    Secondary Fermentation:

    Fermentation Notes: Bottle condition

    Original Gravity: 1.054

    Final Gravity: 1.014

    Alcohol by Weight: 4.2%

    Alcohol by Volume: 5.3%

    IBU: 26

    Color: 26 SRM

    Tags: Spiced