Citra Session Ale

Brew Day: 5/18/15
Transfer Day:
Bottle Day:

Original Gravity: 1.055
Final Gravity:
Estimated ABV:

Ingredients:

  • 3.3 lbs Extra Light Malt Syrup
  • 3 lbs Extra Light Dry Malt Extract
  • 5 oz Citra Hops (~14% Alpha)
  • Safale-05 yeast

Brew Day–5/18/15

1. Wash all equipment and utensils. Get a sanitizer bath ready and sanitize all equipment.

2. Fill the brew kettle with 5 gallons of fresh water. Begin the boil by setting the brew kettle on the propane burner.

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3. When the water begins to boil, add all malt extract.

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4. Add hops:

  • 1:00
  • 0:30
  • 0:15
  • 0:00 (end of boil)

Video credit: Jack Krouse

5. After boiling for an hour, turn the burner off and remove the brew kettle from the heat. Fill up a tupperware bin with cold hose water and set the brew kettle in the ice bath.

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6. Cool the wort to around 90 degrees F.

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7. Once the wort is cooled, transfer from the brew kettle to primary fermenter.

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8. Sprinkle in the yeast.

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9. Take a gravity reading with the hydrometer.

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