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Re: San Diego Session Ale
« Reply #30 on: June 06, 2011, 06:21:06 AM »
Nice recipe!  I love the hop bursting at the end!  Let us know how it turns out.

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Re: San Diego Session Ale
« Reply #31 on: June 07, 2011, 07:52:56 PM »
Supposedly Kelsey McNair of QUAFF won the Stone Pro-Am with a West Coast Bitter.  I can't find the recipe online, but the description of the beer sounds like what you are looking for Skyler?

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Re: San Diego Session Ale
« Reply #32 on: June 07, 2011, 08:19:22 PM »
Me and my buddy have been making hoppy, low gravity beers like this for the last 5 or 6 years. 
We call them American Bitters.

<snip>my buddy has specialized in making pale and dry 4-4.5% IPAs, which are also delicious.

I am really intrigued.  Any chance you could post some examples of this type of recipe? 

Yum, the American Bitter.
Thanks to your research.  Cheers! 8)

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Re: San Diego Session Ale
« Reply #33 on: June 12, 2011, 07:28:49 AM »
There are a few IPAs made here in Utah that due to laws to be able to be sold in regular markets are 4% ABV. There are  probably 1.040 and 40 IBU. Some seem too watery. None stand up well to the real thing.

That said I like the idea of a hopped up low ABV malty amber. I'm going to brew one today.
http://hopville.com/recipe/703180/specialty-beer-recipes/utah-ipa-san-diego-session-ale