We provide beer recipes and other content to you for free. Instead of charging you, we charge our advertisers. Without ads, we will not survive. Beerrecipes.org has been supporting homebrewers since 2002 with quality beer recipes, style guides and other content. Please help us continue by switching off your ad blocker. Learn more...

For the best experience, Login or Register for more features.  Favorites, write reviews, get notifications of new recipes, and more.

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

American IPA


Hoppy bite with a clean hop finish, but not overpowering. Lower FG and ABV than normal IPA, but refreshing.


  • 6 lbs Pale DME
  • 1/2 lb Crystal 90L
  • 2 oz Chinook (11.9%) at 60 minutes
  • 2 oz US Goldings (4.4%) at 15 minutes
  • 1 oz US Goldings (4.4%) at 5 minutes
  • English Ale Yeast (WLP002)

Additional Instructions

Primary Ferment: 2 weeks
Secondary Ferment: N/A

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.054
Final Gravity: 1.015
Alcohol by Vol: 5.1%
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

Click to Print Recipe


Steep cracked Crystal malt at 155 degrees for half hour in 3 gallons water, remove bag and bring to boil. Wait for hot break, add first hop addition. Time boil for 45 mins, add first flavoring hops. Wait 10 mins, add last hop addition. Add to 3 gallons boiled and cooled water in fermenter. Cool wort to 80 degrees, pitch yeast. Primary ferment 2 weeks, bottle and condition 3 weeks.


You can buy the kit with all the ingredients to brew this recipe.

Brown Box Beer Kits make 5 gallons of homebrew and are proudly made from the freshest ingredients available. All Brown Box Beer's kit building ingredients turn over every 7-10 days so there is none of this setting around in a pre-made kit in a box, on a shelf, for who knows how long. All grains are milled at the time your order is filled and shipped. Some substitutions may be made to the original recipe on this page due to ingredient availabilities. Please refer to the box contents on the next page to see what your box will contain.

Buy the Kit