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Beer Style: American IPA (14B)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 4.5 US gallons

American IPA


This should be classified as an Imperial IPA but it didn't have the listing. It has a nice caramel head when poured and stays for a minute before settling down. The first thing you notice is the hops then the hops followed by a warm glow in the stomach. The Cascade adds that fruity note needed to carry the flavor through.


  • 14 lbs Pale 2 row
  • 1 lbs crys 20
  • 1 lbs crys 40
  • 1 lbs crys 60
  • 1 oz Symcoe 60 min
  • 1 oz Nugget 45 min
  • 1 oz Symcoe 30 min
  • 1 oz Nugget 15 min
  • 1 oz Symcoe at flame out
  • 1 oz Cascade 3 days before bottling or serving if kegged.
  • 1 package of WLP001

Additional Instructions

Primary Ferment: 2 weeks
Secondary Ferment: 1 week

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.067
Final Gravity: 1.010
Alcohol by Vol: 7.46%
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 4.50 US Gallons

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I mashed 5 Gallons at 152 F. for 60 min. Sparge with 5 gallons at 170 F. Bring to boil, add hops at the ranges. Filter into carboy. I left no leaf matter in the fermenter. Let ferment for 2 weeks in primary. Finish 1 week clearing in secondary. Add to keg or bottle with 2/3 cup table sugar. Age 2 weeks in bottle or force carbonate at will. 3 days before serving out of a keg add the hops or boiled hop solution (my preference).