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Citra Pale Ale

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Citra Pale Ale

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Beer Style: American IPA (14B)
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5 US gallons

American IPA


An IPA with a full hop profile that is not overly bitter. Highlights the citrus character of hops.


  • Extract
  • 6.0 lbs. Pale malt extract
  • Grain
  • 2.0 lbs. Marris Otter
  • 1.0 lbs. Crystal 30
  • 0.5 lbs. cara-pils
  • Hops
  • 1.0 oz Simcoe 60 min
  • 1.0 oz Simcoe 30 min
  • 0.5 oz Citra 10 min
  • 0.5 oz Citra 5 min
  • 0.5 oz Amarillo 10 min
  • 0.5 oz Amarillo 5 min
  • Dry Hop (14 days)
  • 1.0 oz Citra
  • 1.0 oz Amarillo
  • Yeast
  • White Labs California Ale (WLP001)

Additional Instructions

Primary Ferment: 10 days
Secondary Ferment: 14 days

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.058
Final Gravity: 1.011
Alcohol by Vol: 6.15%
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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For a darker version of the beer substitute 2.0 lbs pale extract for 2.0 lbs amber extract. Steep Grains 60 min at 155 degrees in 3 gallons of water. Primary ferment until done and rack into secondary with dry hops and leave for 14 days. Primed with corn sugar and bottled.


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Beer Kits make 5 gallons of quality homebrew and includes: instructions, freshly-milled malted barley, extract, muslin steeping bag(s), brewer's yeast, hops, carbonation sugar and 60 easy-peel labels. All-Grain kits do not include steeping bag(s) or extract.

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review rating
 Reviewed by Andrew on Wed Apr 5 2017

Just curios, do you dry hop after 14 days or with 14 days remaining of your fementation?