APA - Sierra Nevada Pale Ale Clone

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PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: I understand that this kit is for all-grain brewers and requires specialized equipment and knowledge to brew. East Coast Hoppers Kits include Instructions and BeerSmith files to help determine strike and sparge volumes and temperatures. Other kits may require brewing software or a knowlege of brewing calculations to determine water volumes and temperatures. It is up to the brewer to determine if this kit is appropriate for their equipment and techniques.

Brewery: Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

Brewery website: https://sierranevada.com/

Source: https://sierranevada.com/blog/pale-ale-homebrew-recipe/

Style: American Pale Ale

Tasting Notes: This pale ale is loaded with Cascade which offers the intense aromas of pine and citrus that are expected of this classic pale ale.


19L @ 65% efficiency

OG 1.054
FG 1.011
ABV  5.6
SRM  8
IBU  38
Mash Temp 68°C (155°F)
Mash Time 60 minutes


Ingredients Quantity Addition and Time
 2-row  10.5 lb  Mash 60 min
Crystal 60  1 lb  Mash 60 min
Cascade  14g  Boil 90 min
Cascade  21g  Boil 60 min
Cascade  56g  Boil 30 min
Cascade  56g  Boil 0 min

Yeast included with this kit: US-05

Liquid yeast recommendations:

White Labs - WLP001

Escarpment - Cali Ale