Easy Calypso Session Ale

Brew Day: 12/6/15

Original Gravity: 1.040

Final Gravity: 1.020

Estimated ABV %:


-6 lbs Light Malt Extract Syrup

-8 oz Calypso Hop Pellets (13.3% alpha)

-Safale US-05 Ale Yeast

-1 tablespoon Irish Moss (for clarity)

-1/2 cup white sugar


  1. Rinse out equipment
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  3. Get 5 gallons of water boiling on the propane burner.


  1. When water is boiling, add extract.


  1. Add ~6.5 oz hops over the course of the hour boil
    1. 0:60
    2. 0:45
    3. 0:30
    4. 0:15
    5. 0:00 (end of boil)
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  2. Add 1 tbsp Irish Moss (for clarity), with 15 minutes left in the boil.
  3. After boiling the wort for one hour, turn the burner off and hook up the wort chiller to the hose
  4. Run the wort chiller until temperature falls to under 90 degrees F.
  5. Aerate, then pour the wort through a mesh bag into the sanitized conical fermenter.
  6. Pitch yeast.
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Bottle Day–12/21/15

  1. Flush the yeast from the bottom of the conical fermenter.
  2. Start ~2 cups of water boiling and dissolve 1/2 cup white sugar for the carbonation primer.
  3. Add sugar water in with the beer and stir it in.
  4. Bottle the beer in all bottles.


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