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

American IPA


A copper colored IPA that is big on citrus and stone fruit with good malt balance. Everybody enjoyed this one!


  • 7lb. Briess golden light malt extract.
  • 1lb. Briess golden light DME.
  • .5lb. Dextrose
  • 1lb. crystal 20 Lv.
  • 1tsp. gypsum
  • 1oz. Nugget hop pellets 14.3aa Boil
  • 1oz. Mosaic hop pellets 12.1aa 30 min.
  • 2oz. Calypso hop pellets 15.4aa 45 min.
  • 1oz. Mosaic hop pellets 12.1aa 55 min.
  • 1oz. Simco hop pellets 13.1aa 60 min.
  • 1oz. Citra hop pellets after 7 days in secondary
  • 1oz, El Dorado hop pellets at 11 days. Left in for 4 more days then keg or bottle.

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes
Primary Ferment: 12 days
Secondary Ferment: 15 days

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.067
Final Gravity: 1.009
Alcohol by Vol: 7%
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Add crystal grains to muslin bag. Add to kettle with 1.5 gallons of water. Bring temp. up to 156. Hold for 30 min. rinse grains with 2 quarts of boiling water. Remove spent grains. Add malt extract, DME,gypsum, and 1 gallon of water to kettle ( total 3 gallons). Bring to a boil, add Nugget hops. Add hops at minutes given. Dextrose at 50 min. Removed kettle from heat. Cooled in sink of cold water or any method that you use. Add 2 gallons of cold water to fermenter. Strained spent hops added wort to fermenter. Topped up to 5 gallons. Pitched yeast at 72 degrees. Fermented at 67 degrees. Racked to secondary at 12 days. Dry hop at days given.