13 Mile IPA

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Dan Humphrey of Rockford, MI won a gold medal in Category #14: India Pale Ale (IPA) during the 2005 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Baltimore , MD. Humphrey’s India Pale Ale (IPA) was chosen as the best among 255 final round entries in the category.

To see other winning homebrew recipes from the 2005 National Homebrew Competition, visit our archive of National Homebrew Competition winners.

13 Mile IPA | English IPA

Ingredients

  • For 6 Gallons (22.7 L)
    • 13.0 lb (5.9 kg) Golden Promise malt
    • 0.5 lb (227 g) 80° L crystal malt
    • 0.5 lb (227 g) flaked wheat
    • 0.5 lb (227 g) dextrin malt
    • 0.5 lb (227 g) torrified barley
    • 1.0 oz (28 g) E.K. Goldings pellet hops, 6.6% a.a. (FWH)
    • 3.0 oz (85 g) Chinook pellet hops, 10.7% a.a. (60 min.)
    • 2.0 oz (57 g) E.K. Goldings pellet hops, 6.6% a.a. (15 min.)
    • 2.0 oz (57 g) Fuggles pellet hops,
    • 4.9% a.a. (0 min.)
    • 1.0 oz (28 g) Amarillo pellet hops,
    • 7.3% a.a. (dry)
    • White Labs WLP002 ale yeast (1 qt)

    Specifications

    • Original Gravity: 1.064
    • Final Gravity: 1.018
    • ABV: 6.04%

    Directions

    1. Mash grains at 152° F (67° C) and hold for 60 minutes.
    2. Primary fermentation for 10 days at 70° F (21° C) in glass.
    3. Secondary fermentation for 2 weeks at 70° (21° C) in glass.
    4. Forced CO2 to carbonate.