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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale Clone - Cali Mountain (Extract)
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Our Cali Mountain Pale Ale is an attempt at one of the most iconic pale ales in the country: Sierra Nevada's Pale Ale.  This pale ale is a fairly simple recipe, cosisting of ultralight malt extract, Crystal 60L, and four hop additions.  This being said, don't be fooled.  The flavors blend together perfectly, creating a complex yet easy to drink homebrew.

The bittering hop additions are Magnum and Perle which provide a clean bitterness that balances the sweetness from the Crystal 60L malt perfectly.  The aroma hop and dry hop additions are both Cascade, providing a citrus & floral aroma as fresh as the forests in California's mountains!

Estimated OG: 1.052-1.057
SRM: 9-11
Estimated IBU's: 37-41
Estimated alcohol ABV%: 5.4-5.8%

Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags or yeast. The recommended yeast(s) can be found below. All grains will come milled.

WLP001 - White Labs California Ale
WY1056 - Wyeast American
GY001 - GigaYeast NorCal Ale #1
IYA07 - Imperial Flagship

Item # KIT266
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Availability California - Out Of Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 9LBS
ABV %5.6
Beer StylePale Ale & Bitter
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentMedium (5-7%)
BitternessMedium (26-45ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodExtract
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great pale ale
Wes B on Oct 25, 2018
It was the kit of the week
Jason W on Oct 7, 2018
great pale ale
Wes B on Oct 25, 2018
Pretty much a perfect everyday beer for me. 2nd brewing.
klaypigeon on Oct 17, 2018
It was the kit of the week
Jason W on Oct 7, 2018
Love me some Sierra Nevada.. Classic beer
Michael K on Oct 4, 2018
nice beer
Bruce G on Oct 4, 2018
hops /price
Andrew H on Sep 13, 2018
It's beer, it's good.
Ray S on Sep 1, 2018
Good price for what sounds like a tasty beer!
Russell M on Aug 29, 2018
I have brewed some light ales and have not been happy with the lack of bitterness. It looked like this ale would be a good balance between taste and acidity.
Paul Korinko on Aug 28, 2018
Want to compare with Sierra Nevada
Anthony T on Aug 2, 2018
cascade hops
Robert T on Aug 1, 2018
I love Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and this is a great deal.
Dustin S on Jul 24, 2018
It sounds tasty
Michael G on Jul 23, 2018
This is one of my "always on tap" beers....solid PA, great price and great value
Chip Schneider on Jun 12, 2018
Love this PA!
David T on Jun 9, 2018
Try something new
Jeffrey L. P on Jun 7, 2018
I love Pale Ale and I went to Chico !!!
Mark W on Jun 5, 2018
Like it
William Johnsen on Jun 2, 2018
Wanna Try something new
Tony A on May 26, 2018
looks good for a summer beer
Scott E on May 10, 2018
great reviews. looks tasty!
Hans K on Apr 30, 2018
good price, sounds good
Frank S on Apr 10, 2018
After moving Oregon and having 9 months of no brewing, needed to get my feet wet and looked like a good start
Erik s on Apr 5, 2018
Made it before and it turned out great
Mark S on Apr 4, 2018
Hoping it's a good beer at a good price.
Jason Nedlo on Apr 3, 2018
Its delicious
isaac e s on Mar 23, 2018
Looks delicious!
John A on Mar 23, 2018
my wife liked this one
Andy H on Mar 4, 2018
I love Sierra Nevada. It's the ultimate Pale Ale.
Mark E on Mar 3, 2018
good reviews. beginner ale.
Aaron S on Mar 2, 2018
like to try new beers
mark g on Feb 23, 2018
husband and I like sierra nevada
dee h on Jan 10, 2018
I like sierra nevada
dee h on Jan 10, 2018
I really like this kit.
William Johnsen on Jan 10, 2018
Pretty much a perfect everyday beer for me. 2nd brewing.
klaypigeon on Oct 17, 2018
Love me some Sierra Nevada.. Classic beer
Michael K on Oct 4, 2018

5.0 / 5.0
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Great beer
Great product tastes amazing
October 28, 2018
1 month ago
Came out more like a Belgian triple but was still very good! Everyone I shared it with loved it.
July 1, 2018
10 months ago
Great beer
Last extract brew for me now that I have a Robobrew.
This is a great beer, worth making and enjoying
May 8, 2018
7 months ago
True to the Original
I started drinking Sierra Nevada Pale Ale in the 70s when it was bottled in 12oz Bud long necks. It is one of the few beers I will purchase to this day. The Cali Mountain really closes in on the flavor and aroma of the SNPA. All my friends really like it and it is super satisfying!
February 14, 2018
9 months ago
This was a very good light tasting pale ale
February 1, 2018
10 months ago
Go to beer at a great value
Best overall beer- and price is right!
This is THE beer that we have with dinner or on the weekends along with some more complex brews.
When you’re overloaded with hoppy beer and just want a good tasting quality beer with an abv over 5- This is the go-to! We always have 3-4 kits on hand if this one ??
January 27, 2018
10 months ago
Really nice kit
This is my first kit from Morebeer & it is a hit. Easy to brew & came out delicious. At 38 IBU's I knew it was too bitter for my taste, so I cut the 60 min. hop boil time to 30 minutes & it came out perfect for my tastebuds. I gave it 2 weeks in the fermenter , then bottled and waited 2 weeks, then a couple days in the fridge & it was drinkable right away. The ones that lasted a couple weeks in the fridge just kept getting better & better. All in all it's highly recommended.
July 30, 2017
Can't wait
This beer is going to be amazing. After 7 days in primary the dry hop addition was added. At 10 days the beer was ready for bottling. Tasted amazing flat going into the bottling stage. After one day in the bottle... I couldn't resist and had to try. It already had tiny bubbles at one day and I am excited to see how it will turn out after a couple of weeks. As always, the kits from morebeer are easy to use and turn out amazing results.
July 24, 2017
Great tasting Pale Ale
I have to say, this is one of my best brews to date. I did a full boil, fermented for two weeks in an SS Conical, and dry hopped with an additional ounce of citra. Turned out fantastic. Great color and aroma. I would definitely brew this again.
October 23, 2016
Tasty Beer
I brewed this and it turned out very tasty. Very similar to SNPA, and all who tried it enjoyed it. I hit 1.056 in the fermenter with 5.5 gallons. Fermented at 68 F for fourteen days and ended at 1.010. Bottle conditioned for fourteen days and cold stored for fourteen days at 38 F. I would recommend this as an easy drinking APA.
September 19, 2016