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Tombstone Pale Ale

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SKU# UB10460

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A timeless, perfected pale ale originally crafted by pioneering brewers in Southern California. Its dusty, lightly toasted malt backbone is marked with a headstone of citrusy hops and a grapefruit finish. While there’s nothing quite like an original, this resurrection draws many of the same nuances; mild stone fruit esters and caramel sweetness add balancing, earthy depth. Brew it in the spirit of sharing—with an ABV just under 6% you can’t have too many.

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A timeless, perfected pale ale originally crafted by pioneering brewers in Southern California. Its dusty, lightly toasted malt backbone is marked with a headstone of citrusy hops and a grapefruit finish. While there’s nothing quite like an original, this resurrection draws many of the same nuances; mild stone fruit esters and caramel sweetness add balancing, earthy depth. Brew it in the spirit of sharing—with an ABV just under 6% you can’t have too many.
Additional Information
Beer Kit Yield5 Gallons
Recipe and InstructionsTombstone Pale Ale Complete Instructions
Regional StyleUSA
Original Gravity1057
Total Time to Make6 weeks
Reviews
4.7 / 5.0
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Excellent ale!
A medium dark ale , hoppy, some bitter aftertaste but now over bearing, smooth and creamy after amonth of aging! You won't be dissapointed.
August 6, 2016
Never a worry...
As always - very satisfied
January 21, 2016
Awesome kit!
This was a great kit! It had the fastest and most intense fermentation that I have seen as a homebrewer. It is now in regular rotation. Awesome job Norther Brewer!
September 30, 2015
Tombstone Pale Ale
This turned out really nice. I will definitely do another batch
December 6, 2015
From Tap to Heaven
Just got this into the keg on Saturday, after 48 hours of force carbing took the first pint Tuesday. My god this is a winner! I WIll be getting this kit again.
February 17, 2016
tasty
just bottled this brew today.i had a half left,tasted it and finished it. very good i will see if i can wait until it is carbed before having another.try it you will like it!
February 18, 2016
Very good amber pale
This beer is still young in my keg, but it tastes really good. Its a darker looking pale, and it has an almost nutty initial taste. I think it is going to age really well.
April 20, 2017
great
Tombstone Pale Ale in secondary now, but early tasting indicates it will be a great brew.
February 19, 2016
Average
I've brewed dozens of kits, this one is quaff-able, but by no means outstanding. It's not very hoppy, and the grapefruit notes I was looking for was non-existent. It's an OK brew, but I feel there are better ones out there. The Chinook IPA is always a favorite easy brew.
February 15, 2016
Must've Done Something Wrong...
Right from the get go I knew this one was going to be problems. I tore the muslin while it was steeping. I THINK maybe the StarSan "NO RINSE" might be a slight exaggeration. I put it in secondary and there were some StarSan bubbles in the carboy. Any who...final product has a really bitter finish. Almost undrinkable. I've given the wife full authority to use it to cook with. Very disappointed. I try to be super-sanitary, but I don't know... Something bad happened to it. I fermented for 10 days. Secondary for 14 days. Been bottled now a good month. I won't be buying this one again. Live and learn. BTW...I have zero problem with NB overall. They make good stuff!! Like I said...I probably ruined this one somehow. It was only me third batch so...I guess you can't win them all. I'll keep on plugging away.
May 25, 2016
Response from Northern Brewer
Brett,

Thank you for your review. We do have a kit replacement guarantee that you could take advantage of. We only ask that you pay the $7.99 flat rate for replacement kits. We'd love to help you get this one right.

Cheers!
November 21, 2016
Northern Brewer
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Is this a clone? If so what's the original
Matt R on Dec 31, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes it is. Stone Pale Ale from Stone Brewing CO.
I was thinnking about adding .05 oz of citra as a dry hop maybe a little more any feedback
JOEL L on Jan 22, 2016
BEST ANSWER: We usually do not recommend editing our recipes, at least not the first time. Adding 1/2 to 1 ounce of hops should not change the beer too much and citra should add some nice flavor to the brew. Cheers!
Oops! I just realized that I added the Malt Syrup at the 60 minute boil mark (which was as per the instructions for 2 other IPAs that I brewed) but the instructions for Tombstone called for the syrup extract to be added with 10 minute left in the boil. It looks and smells OK. Did I totally screw this up or is this salvagable?
Dan H. on Dec 16, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi Dan,

Not a problem at all. Your sugar content from the LME will be exactly the same--sugar does not boil off in the steam. If there is a difference, it might be that the extra 50 minutes of boil time might caramelize the sugars. This would make the final beer *slightly* darker (but many experienced brewers say the difference is hardly noticeable). This might also add a slight caramel note to the flavor, but again, if you don't point it out, most people won't be able to notice.

Cheers!

Charles

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