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Bass Clone

Classification: pale ale, extract, Bass clone

Source: Vance Sabbe (, r.c.b., 8/15/95

This is the recipe of the month from our store's online newsletter.

If you enjoy the taste of this famous imported English Ale you will be pleased to know that there is a homebrew recipe that is very close to the original Bass Ale. Of course you must start by using ingredients from England.



Add crushed grains to 2 1/2 gallons of cold tap water, add gypsum. Heat to 170 degrees, remove from heat cover and let sit for 15 minutes. Remove grains from liquid, add liquid malt extracts and boiling hops. Boil for 60 minutes. Add Irish moss in last 15 minutes of boil. Add finishing hops last 2 minutes of boil. After boiling cover pot and set into cold water bath in sink for 30 minutes. Add 2 1/2 gallons of cold water to the 5 gallon carboy. Add cooled wort to carboy. Shake carboy to add oxygen to wort. Add yeast pkt., shake carboy again to mix yeast.