Number Nine (Magic Hat)

Homebrew Beer Recipe


Joined: 2009-04-19
Points: 111
Style (BJCP): 
24. Specialty/Experimental/Historical - Specialty/Experimental/Histroical
Volume in US Gallons: 
5 gal
Extract Ingredients: 

1 lb 12 oz 2-row malt
3.5 oz 60L Crystal malt

2 lb Pilsen (Extra Light) Dry Malt Extract
3.3 lb Pilsen Liquid Malt Extract

1/4 tsp Irish Moss

0.75 oz Nugget Hops @ 60 min
0.25 oz Cascade Hops @ 30 min
0.25 oz Cascade Hops @ 1 min

3 oz Apricot Flavoring or 3.3 lbs Apricot puree

Yeast: Denny's Favorite 50, or American Ale 1056

Extract Instructions: 

Place crushed grains in a steeping bag and steep in 3 quarts of water at 152 degrees for 30 minutes. Rinse grains with 1.5 quarts of water at 170 degrees. Add water to make 3 gallons. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in the dry malt extract till dissolved. Bring back to a boil. Start timer. Add hops according to schedule. Add the liquid malt extract and irish moss in the last 15 minutes of the boil. Cool wort to about 72 degrees. Add to fermenter and top off to 5 gallons. Aerate and pitch yeast.
@ 60 minutes (beginning of boil), add bittering hops (nugget). Add all above hops according to schedule

Cool to about 70F, transfer to fermenter and top off w/ clean H20 to reach 5 gal volume. Pitch yeast and do normal fermentation.

Rack to secondary 7-10 days later. Add apricot flavoring or fruit puree. Let clear (2-14 days) and bottle.

Final Gravity: 
Original Gravity: 

IBU: 18, SRM: 9, ABV 4.7%.

Inspired by #9 Magic Hat clone recipe (BYO 150 Clones).

Official HBX Recipe: 
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racked to secondary

aj's picture

Just racked to secondary and added Apricot flavoring. S.G. was 1.013, but still looks slightly active. So far a really nice light ale.

First Taste

jocelyn's picture

Okay so I couldn't wait, I had to try it. It is great but will be even better in about a week. I think this is my new summer drink!