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A moderate fruit character imparted by Pacific Ale Yeast is paired with subtle toasty and caramel notes to create this flavorful yet extremely drinkable ale.

Type: Ale

Style: ESB

Batch Size: 5 gallons

Recipe Type: Extract with grain

Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
4 lbs CBW® Pilsen Light DME Extract, DME
.5 lb Carabrown® Malt Roasted, Brown
1 lb Caramel Malt 20L Caramel, Crystal
.5 lb Cane Sugar
1 oz Target Hops (11% AA) Boil 60 minutes
1 vial WLP041 Pacific Ale Yeast
1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient Boil 10 minutes


  1. Steep grains at 148ºF for 30 minutes
  2. Bring to a boil
  3. Add bittering hops, boil 50 minutes
  4. Remove from heat and add extract and sugar
  5. Boil 10 minutes
  6. Cool to 66ºF, oxygenate wort
  7. Pitch 1 vial WLP041 Pacific Ale Yeast

Primary Fermentation: 2 weeks at 66ºF

Secondary Fermentation: 2 weeks

Fermentation Notes:

Original Gravity: 1.045

Final Gravity: 1.012

Alcohol by Weight: 3.5%

Alcohol by Volume: 4.4%

IBU: 33

Color: 10


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