Recipe: Elf’s APA
Specifics
General Information
Method: All Grain
Source: Stephen Gilbert
Scale Recipe
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 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
Reference
Hops
0.75 ounces 14.20% Pellets @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
10.7 AAUs
0.50 ounces 6.00% Pellets @ 15 minutes
Type: Bittering and Aroma
Use: Boil
3 AAUs
0.50 ounces 8.00% Pellets @ 15 minutes
Type: Bittering and Aroma
Use: Boil
4 AAUs
0.50 ounces 8.00% Pellets @ 0 minutes
Type: Bittering and Aroma
Use: Aroma
4 AAUs
0.50 ounces 6.00% Pellets @ 0 minutes
Type: Bittering and Aroma
Use: Aroma
3 AAUs
1.00 ounces 6.9% Pellets @ 0 minutes
Type: Bittering and Aroma
Use: Dry Hop
3 AAUs
1.00 ounces 8.0% Pellets @ 0 minutes
Type: Bittering and Aroma
Use: Dry Hop
8 AAUs
4.75 ounces Total Hop Weight 39.6 AAUs
Reference
Yeast
Name: California Ale
Manufacturer: White Labs
Product ID: WLP001
Type: Ale
Flocculation: High
Attenuation: 76%
Temperature Range: 68–73°F
Amount: 1000 ml
Fermentation
Primary: 10 days @ 68° F
Age: 14 days @ 42° F
Notes

I’m backing down the Magnum addition from 1oz to .75 oz. This is my contribution to the Charlotte Oktoberfest, and whereas I love the super hoppy beers, I think dropping the IBUs down a bit will give it more crowd appeal.

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Awards & Competitions
Entry Name: Elf’s APA
Competition: Shamrock Open
Date: Mar 19, 2011
Style: American Pale Ale
Place: 3rd (Bronze)