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  • Setting Sun - American IPA

    Crisp, smooth and a breeze to brew. This European-descended, revolution-inspired, ale is intended to remind all that the sun does not set on the British Empire. Brewed with British Ale yeast, Caracrystal® Wheat Malt enhances its smooth malty character.

    Type: Ale

    Style: India 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® Golden Light LME Extract, LME
    1 lb CBW® Golden Light DME Extract, DME
    8 oz Caracrystal® Wheat Malt Caramel, Crystal
    2 oz Cascade Hops (6% AA) Boil 60 minutes
    1 oz Cascade Hops (6% AA) Boil 15 minutes
    1 oz Cascade Hops (6% AA) Boil 1 minute
    2 packs Wyeast 1098 British Ale Yeast


    1. Perform mini-mash with 4 gallons of water and grains
    2. Steep at 152-158ºF for 30 minutes
    3. Add extract
    4. Bring to a boil
    5. Add bittering hops and continue to boil
    6. Add remaining hops as indicated
    7. Remove from heat
    8. Cool to 72ºF
    9. Transfer to primary fermenter
    10. Fill to 5 gallons with cold water
    11. Oxygenate and pitch yeast

    Primary Fermentation: 10 days at 70ºF

    Secondary Fermentation: 14 days at 35ºF

    Fermentation Notes: Bottle condition

    Original Gravity: 1.059

    Final Gravity: 1.015

    Alcohol by Weight: 4.6%

    Alcohol by Volume: 5.8%

    IBU: 62

    Color: 10 SRM