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Recipe: Annie’s Quantum Firecracker Pale Ale

Malt extract and hop extract join hands for this American pale ale recipe, which gets some aromatic bang from a potent cold-side addition.

Annie Johnson Jul 9, 2024 - 2 min read

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Batch size: 5 gallons (19 liters)
Brewhouse efficiency: 72%
OG: 1.047 (11.7°P)
FG: 1.009 (2.3°P)
IBUs: 29
ABV: 5%

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Annie Johnson is an experienced R&D brewer, IT specialist, and national beer judge. Her awards include 2013 American Homebrewer of the Year honors.