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India Pale Ale

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India Pale Ale

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

American IPA


If you haven't tried mashing yet, you really should. You can start small and grow as equipment and funds permit. Also, by starting small, you don't have a large sum invested in equipment if you decide mashing isn't for you.


  • 2-1/2, pounds pale malt
  • 5 ounces, crystal malt (80L)
  • 5.5 AAUs, bittering hops (1 ounce of 5.5% Willamette)
  • 1/2 ounce, finishing hops (Willamette)
  • Wyeast #1028: London ale

Additional Instructions

Primary Ferment: Primary ferment: 6 days
Secondary Ferment: Secondary ferment: 4 days

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.043
Final Gravity: 1.008
Alcohol by Vol: 4.58%
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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This is a 2-gallon batch. Mash in 5 quarts 132 degrees (140 degree strike heat). Adjust mash pH to 5.3. Boost temperature to 150 degrees. Mash 2 hours, maintaining temperature at 146-152 degrees. Mash out 5 minutes at 168 degrees. Sparge with 2 gallons of 165 degree water. Boil 90 minutes, adding hops in last hour. Add finishing hops 5 minutes before end of boil. Ferment at 70 degrees, 6 days in primary, 4 days in secondary.