Chicken Creek IPA

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Tom Litwin of Sherwood, OR, member of the Strange Brew Homebrew Club, won a gold medal in Category #14: India Pale Ale (IPA) during the 2006 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Orlando, FL. Litwin’s India Pale Ale (IPA) was chosen as the best among 270 final round entries in the category.

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Chicken Creek IPA | American IPA

Ingredients

  • For 10 Gallons (38 L)
    • 4.0 lb (1.81 kg) Crisp pale malt
    • 7.0 lb (3.18 kg) Maris Otter pale malt
    • 4.0 lb (1.81 kg) Great Western pale malt
    • 4.5 lb (2.04 kg) Munich malt
    • 2.0 lb (0.9 kg) caramel Vienna malt
    • 1.5 lb (0.68 kg) dextrin malt
    • 1.5 oz (42 g) Warrior whole hops (90 min.)
    • 1.0 oz (28 g) Columbus whole hops (60 min.)
    • 1.0 oz (28 g) Centennial whole hops (45 min.)
    • 1.0 oz (28 g) Amarillo whole hops (30 min.)
    • 1.0 oz (28 g) Amarillo whole hops (150 min.)
    • 1.0 oz (28 g) Amarillo whole hops (5 min.)
    • Wyeast No. 1968 London ESB ale yeast (250 mL per 5 gal)

    Specifications

    Directions

    1. Mash grains at 154° F (68° C) for 60 minutes.
    2. Primary fermentation for 7 days at 68° F (20° C) in glass.
    3. Secondary fermentation for 5 days at 68° F (20° C) in glass.