Beer Recipe of the Week: Hoppiness is an IPA
For those in the "pursuit of hoppiness," you won't want to miss this one! With a nice variety of hops, this beer from Brewing Classic Styles by Jamil Zainasheff and John J. Palmer, is perfect for those who can't get enough of hops.
Extract Recipe 6 U.S. Gallons (23 L)
9.75 lbs (4.42 kg) | Light LME
0.5 lb (227 g) | Munich LME
1.0 Lb (0.45 kg) | Crystal 15°L
0.25 lb (113 g) | Crystal 40°L
1.0 oz (28 g) | Horizon, 13% AA (60 min)
1.0 oz (28 g) | Centennial, 9% AA (10 min)
1.0 oz (28 g) | Simcoe, 12% AA (5 min)
1.0 oz (28 g) | Amarillo, 9% AA (0 min)
2.5 | Packets/Tubes White Labs WLP001 California ale yeast, Wyeast 1056 American Ale yeast, or Fermentis Safale US-05 or appropriate starter.
*The recipe is intended to yield 6 gallons at the end of the boil. 5.5 gallons are assumed to be racked to the fermenter (accounting for 1/2 gallon loss). Final volume should be 5 gallons for bottling (accounting for 1/2 gallon loss).
Original Gravity: 1.065 (15.9 °P)
Final Gravity: 1.012 (3.1 °P)
Color: 7 SRM (13 EBC)
Alcohol: 7.0% ABV (5.5% ABW)
Boil Time: 60 mins
Pre-Boil Volume: 7 Gallons (26.5L)
Pre-Boil Gravity: 1.055 (13.6 °P)
Fermenting and Conditioning
Ferment at 67°F (19°C). After several weeks check the gravity to ensure fermentation has completed. Carbonate the beer to approximately 2 to 2.5 volumes of CO2.
All Grain Option
For all-grain, replace light extract with 12.75 lbs (5.78 kg) American Two-Row Malt. Replace the Munich extract with 0.75 lbs (340 g) Munich Malt (9°L). Mash at 149°F (65°C). With the low mash temperature, you may need to lengthen the rest time to 90 minutes to get full conversion.