The official recipe for Big Brew 2023, Nearly Nirvana Pale Ale, is a tried and true American pale ale developed by American Homebrewers Association member Chris P. Frey. Download a free bottle label and learn more about this beer’s history and how to brew by visiting HomebrewersAssociation.org.
This kit contains the ingredients below as outlined in the official Big Brew 2023 recipe. The yeast option includes Lalbrew Bry-97, or you can select the no yeast and add your own yeast to the cart as desired. Liquid equivalents are listed below with the yeast.
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|Malts||11 lbs. Briess 2-row malt
8 oz. Simpsons Crystal Light malt
|Hops||1 oz. Cascade hops @ 75 min
1 oz. Cascade hops @ 60 min
1 oz. Cascade hops @ 15 min
1 oz. Cascade hops @ 5 min
|Yeast||Lallemand LalBrew BRY-97 (official)
|Original Gravity (OG)||1.060 (14.7°P)|
|Final Gravity (FG)||1.013 (3.3°P)|