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Beer Style: American IPA (14B)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

American IPA


Fairly light in color. If you like IPAs a little darker, replace the Crystal 20 with Crystal 40.


  • Pale Ale Malt (~1.8L) 5 Pounds
  • Pale Ale Malt (~3.5L) 5 Pounds
  • Crystal 20 1 Pound
  • Chinook Leaf Hops (60 Min.) 1.25 Oz.
  • Chinook Leaf Hops (30 Min.) 1 Oz.
  • Chinook Leaf Hops (Flameout) 1 Oz.
  • Wyeast 1272 liquid yeast 1 Packet

Additional Instructions

Primary Ferment: 14 days
Secondary Ferment: None

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.050
Final Gravity: 1.012
Alcohol by Vol: 4.97%
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Mash Pale Ale malts at 145 degrees for 90 minutes.
Steep Crystal malt for 30 minutes at about 150 degrees in 1 gallon of water.
Collect approx. 6 gallons pre-boil (sparge plus steeped water from Crystal) and boil for 60 minutes. Ferment at 68 degrees. Carbonate to 2.5 volumes of CO2. If you have soft water, add 3.5 grams gypsum and 1.5 grams Epsom salt to boil to help bring out the hop bitterness.