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Sunset Pale Ale - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)
KIT283

Sunset Pale Ale - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

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Description

There comes a time in every homebrewer's day, where he or she finishes work, comes home, and relaxes.  We've found this is an enjoyable practice, but even with the game on, the shoes off, and the recliner reclined, there is still something missing.

Enter Sunset Pale Ale: The Ultimate Beer For Relaxing.  You may not have known that there is an "ultimate beer for relaxing", but don't worry, you do now!  Something about the mellow mouthfeel, balanced bitterness, and soothing AMARILLO® hop aroma that makes you feel like you're on a beach somewhere, watching the sunset.  So don't settle on just relaxing, do it right.  Brew yourself a batch of our Sunset Pale Ale: The Ultimate Beer For Relaxing!

Based on one of our favorite summer beers, Deschutes Twilight, this recipe features four differet hops for complexity, Northern Brewer, Tettnanger, Cascade and AMARILLO® hops.  An extra ounce of AMARILLO® hops is included for dry hopping which really makes this beer. The coppery"sunset" color is achieved with Carastan malt imported from England.

Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags, yeast or priming sugar. 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

AMARILLO® is a trademark owned by Virgil Gamache Farms, Inc.
 

California Recipients: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
 
Item # KIT283
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 10 LBS
ABV %4.9
IBU34
SRM7
Beer StylePale Ale & Bitter
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentLow (3-5%)
BitternessMedium (26-45ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodExtract
Pre-MilledY
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Peter F on Jul 17, 2019
A good beer for y upcoming
Aaron O on Jun 27, 2019
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Peter F on Jul 17, 2019
Looks tasty and the price is right.
Tim Grano on Jul 15, 2019
A good beer for y upcoming
Aaron O on Jun 27, 2019
Brewed before and had AWESOME results for the limited effort!
Papa Jack Cunningham on Jun 15, 2019
Sounded right
Papa Jack Cunningham on May 1, 2019
Ready in 2 weeks!
Stephen C on May 1, 2019
It was delicious, my favorite extract kit yet
James M on Jan 3, 2019
pleased with first order
Frank Z on Sep 12, 2018
Looks good.
Mark Middleton on Jul 25, 2018
FRIEND MADE THIS, CAME OUT VERY GOOD.
MARVIN R on Jul 4, 2018
Easy and well liked kit.
Bum Brew on Jun 26, 2018
interesting and different, also love all Deschutes beers
James M on Jun 13, 2018
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Aron Thomas M on May 31, 2018
Good reviews. Should be easy to brew/refreshin
Darin J on May 3, 2018
It's for my son. I think he likes it!
Carolyn H on Mar 29, 2018
brewed in the past, very good
Tammy L B on Feb 21, 2018
Looks tasty and the price is right.
Tim Grano on Jul 15, 2019
Brewed before and had AWESOME results for the limited effort!
Papa Jack Cunningham on Jun 15, 2019
Reviews

4.9 / 5.0
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Very Fine !!!
I've been homebrewing since 1992, and can honestly say, this is in the top five beers I've ever made. Extremely smooth and well balanced. Just enough malt sweetness and just enough hop bitterness, as well as hop flavor. This is an almost perfect warm weather beer. it is not too high in alcohol, making it somewhat of a session beer. Will definitely brew again.
October 4, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Almost Paradise
This beer has a smooth, moderately light body, with great complexity in the hop flavors and aromas. It's kind of like a tropical Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Used WLP001 Cal Ale yeast, fermented at 72-74F for two weeks. Cold crashed for several days and kegged. I added an extra 2 oz of DME that I had on hand so the ABV turned out to be 5.8%. So not quite a session beer in my opinion, but a perfect middle ground for a refreshing pale ale that's almost paradise.
You can see the beautiful "copper" hue from the Carastan English crystal malt of this beer.
You can see the beautiful "copper" hue from the Carastan English crystal malt of this beer.
September 5, 2019
Good balance and love the Amarillo hop forward nose and taste!
My wife and I really enjoy this beer! I just Legge’s another batch yesterday and waiting for carbonation to complete - I can’t wait to get at it!
August 5, 2019
Purchased
7 months ago
Great kit
I love making this batch
February 28, 2019
Purchased
9 months ago
Delicious and crushable!!
Recommended for anybody who likes lighter hop iPad
Crushable!!
Crushable!!
March 4, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Perfection
This brew batch became one of the best brews I’ve sone in 4 years of brewing. Nice malty front end with a smooth citrusy finish. Friends rave about this one when I’m willing to give one up. Instant favorite for me and is in my to do list again.
February 1, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Great Light Ale
I keep this on hand for a refreshing hoppy beer with low ABV. It is perfect as is although on my second batch I upped the hops by a half ounce.
February 27, 2016
Delightful
Enjoyed this brew very much. I used WL001 and fermented cool (around 62?) and cold crashed for a few days. Ale was smooth with nice hop aroma but not too much bitterness. Very clear brew with nice light amber color and a light head. Easy drinking; would highly recommend for refreshing session beer.
February 19, 2016
Refreshing!
I got this kit on a whim and absolutely love it. I have a beer fridge chock full of various pale ales and IPAs, but I like to grab one of these as I finish up my yardwork. Just the right balance of bitterness and aroma, not too heavy on the malt, and just right amount of ABV kick so I can go back to my chores. Not the typical mix of hops. Good price. I used the Safale-05 yeast as I do with all my IPAs and PAs. Seems to work well in my climate (hot and humid Virginia). The first batch went fast. Got another fermenting now...
August 3, 2015
Response from MoreFlavor
Tried this kit b/c I love Amarillo hops. Kit is awesome, I dumped another 2lbs of cane sugar in with the malt to let it all boil for the full 60 min. Fantastic, not too hoppy or sweet...everyone loves this. OG: 1.061, FG: 1.006 (ABV: 7.2%). Easy kit to raise the ABV with, and the Amarillo hops mellow this out nice. Highly recommend this kit for something that is not designed to be an "in for face" IPA. Enjoy.
December 14, 2017
Bum Brew
Response from MoreFlavor
Tried this kit b/c I love Amarillo hops. Kit is awesome, I dumped another 2lbs of cane sugar in with the malt to let it all boil for the full 60 min. Fantastic, not too hoppy or sweet...everyone loves this. OG: 1.061, FG: 1.006 (ABV: 7.2%). Easy kit to raise the ABV with, and the Amarillo hops mellow this out nice. Highly recommend this kit for something that is not designed to be an "in for face" IPA. Enjoy.
December 22, 2017
Bum Brew