Galaxy Nelson Sauvin Pale Ale Recipe

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Recipe Specifics:

Type: All Grain
SRM: 3.6
IBUS: 63
Batch Size: 6 gal
Boil Time: 60 min
Final Bottling Vol: 5 gal
Efficiency: 76.00 %


Dry hopped with only one dose of hops and left the dose in the keg until it was completely gone.

Made this beer in the bucket labeled, “wild beer,” with no ill effects. (I have since done this many times and have never had a problem with using the same plastic fermenter for clean and wild beers).

My first time using Safale s-04 Ale Yeast.

Final Numbers:

Original Gravity: 1.053
Final Gravity: 1.008
ABV: 5.9%
Keg or Bottle: Keg
Keg Hops: Yes
Oxygen: 45 Seconds Pure Oxygen

Water Profile:


Amt Name Type # %/IBU
4.90 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 1
3.40 g Calcium Chloride (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 2
3.00 g Epsom Salt (MgSO4) (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 3
5.20 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Boil 60.0 mins) Water Agent 7
3.60 g Calcium Chloride (Boil 60.0 mins) Water Agent 8
3.20 g Epsom Salt (MgSO4) (Boil 60.0 mins) Water Agent 9


R/O Tap Water Gypsum (gram/gal) Epsom Salt (gram/gal) Sea Salt (gram/gal) Baking Soda (gram/gal) Calcium Chloride (gram/gal)
Yes No 1.15 0.7 0 0 0.8


Calcium Magnesium Sodium Sulfate Chloride Bicarbonate Cations Anions Total Hardness Alkalinity RA S04/CI Ratio
129.2 18.2 8 242.7 106 16 8.3 8.3 398 13 -90 2.3

Mash/Grain Profile:

Mash at 144.0 F for 60 Minutes

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
10 lbs Organic 2-Row (2.0 SRM) Grain 4 87.0 %
1 lbs 8.0 oz Oats, Flaked (1.0 SRM) Grain 5 13.0 %

Boil Ingredients:

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
15.00 g Columbus (Tomahawk) [14.00 %] – Boil 60.0 min Hop 6 30.4 IBUs
5.20 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Boil 60.0 mins) Water Agent 7
3.60 g Calcium Chloride (Boil 60.0 mins) Water Agent 8
3.20 g Epsom Salt (MgSO4) (Boil 60.0 mins) Water Agent 9
56.00 g Galaxy (whirlpool) [14.00 %] – Boil 10.0 min Hop 10 22.7 IBUs
28.35 g Nelson Sauvin (whirlpool) [12.00 %] – Boil 10.0 min Hop 11 9.9 IBUs


Starter: No

Yeast: Safale s-04 Ale Yeast

Temperature: 62 F for 2 days then 65 for 5 days then 68 for 7 days.

Dry Hopping:

 56 grams Galaxy and 56 Grams Nelson Sauvin for 4 days at 68F (then right into keezer, never taking out the first dose)

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
56.00 g Galaxy [14.00 %] – Dry Hop 0.0 Days Hop 13 0.0 IBUs
56.00 g Nelson Sauvin [12.00 %] – Dry Hop 0.0 Days Hop 14 0.0 IBUs

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