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Looking for a 1 gallon Pineapple Pale Ale recipe

I am looking for ideas and suggestions from fellow home brewers out there for a decent, easy 1 gallon home brew recipe for a pineapple Pale ale that is not close enough to be an IPA and somewhat ...
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Last bottles are extremely cloudy in my first homebrew bottling

I've just bottled my first batch and all bottles seemed fine, little bit cloudy but seemed okay. Last few bottles are extremely cloudy and almost look just like yeast. Is this still safe to use or do ...
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What possible reasons cause a (pale) beer to fail to carbonate in the bottle

tl;dr: Almost half of my pale beers have trouble carbonating in the bottle, being almost uncarbonated after 2 weeks I don't think I have ever had this issue with a dark ale or porter. Details I've ...
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Huge headspace and pale ale fermentation time

I just brewed my 3rd biab batch last Saturday and pitched 3 white lab liquid yeast(i was told to do that because the yeast were expired). I was left with 15l and filtered it using a cheese cloth as I ...
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BJCP Category for a APA with Rye and Wheat

What would be a proper BJCP category to enter a Pale Ale with Rye and Wheat? The wheat contribution is nearly 30% but the Rye is less than 10%. It is crystal clear with a nice light rye bite. It ...
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Any hop recommendations for a single hop PA out of these options

I'm about to brew an American Pale Ale or Pale Ale. I'm only considering a single hop on this time around. Any recommendation out of these options listed below? It’s what I have left. I'd love to go a ...
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Unexpected flavours after bottle conditioning

Been brewing beer for a few years. In my experience, bottle conditioning introduces unintentional flavours. It makes it very hard to make anything lighter than an IPA, IIPA and barley wine. The ...
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Recipe simply calls for caramalt

Some friends and I wanted to try to recreate the brew dog Vagabond Pale Ale from their diy dog catalog. The grain bill looks as follows Pale Ale 3.38kg 7.43lb Caramalt 0.5kg 1.1lb Crystal 150 0.19kg ...
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Should I stir the fermentation?

After week 2 my double IPA is still fermenting and has a healthy yeast cap of about 1 inch. Should I leave it be or stir it into the beer? The gravity is 1.019, near to what I'm expecting the final ...
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How to achieve an "OJ looking" Pale Ale (a la Trillium/Tired Hands)

Brewing a Juicy, All Grain Pale Ale and looking to get the look of a Trillium/Tired hands "orange Juice looking" ale, meaning the hazy, turbid, slightly murky look (see pic below) The base will be ...
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websites that describe yeast flavors?

changing the yeast is the easiest way to experiment with a recipe. I have my first brew about a week away from bottling. so what's next? there are a ton of websites out there, and I could use a good ...
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Juniper berries for brewing pale ales

I love the aroma of Juniper and want to feature it in my next pale ale. I'm currently extract/kit brewing, and I had a few questions about how to go about this: I read some tips about adding to ...
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Priming Sugar problem

I'm an extract brewing beginner. My first batch, an Irish Red, had decent head, decent retention, decent mouthfeel. I bottled after 2 weeks in fermentation, and bottle conditioned for the following ...
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Yeasty Tasting Pale Ale

This is already after the fact, since the batch has been consumed but... My pale ale that I made had quite a 'yeasty' taste. It still wasn't bad, though I would have preferred it to be a bit milder. ...
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