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Thorpe Abbotts Pale Ale (6.5% Alcohol) Recipe

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This recipe for Thorpe Abbotts Pale Ale (6.5% Alcohol) is from The Prince of Peace Lutheran Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!


4 1/2 Gal. Spring Water
1-4 Lb. Imperial Pale Ale Mix Can
1-2 Lb. Munton & Fison- Light Dry Malt Extract
2 OZ. Northern Brewer Hop Pellets
1 Lb. Clove Honey
1 PKG. Liquid ESB Yeast
3/4 C. Corn Syrup
1-5 Gal. Fermenting Bucket
48- 12 oz. Bottles
1- Siphon Hose
1- Bottle Capper

Pour 2 gal. water into large kettle & bring to a boil. Add can of pale ale mix, dry malt extract, honey, & 1 oz of hops pellets. Allow to slow boil for 20 min. Stir regularly. Add 1 oz. of hops pellets & boil for 2 min. Remove from heat. Pour 2 gal. very cold water into fermenting bucket. Pour heated ingredients into fermenting bucket & add additional water to reach 5 gal. Cool to less than 80 degrees as quickly as possible.

Stir in liquid yeast vigorously for several min. Seal fermenting bucket & add air lock & place in a cool, dark place for one week.

To bottle, boil 1 C. water with 3/4 C. corn sugar & mix into fermenting bucket.Fill bottles with siphon. Cap & wait 2 weeks.




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