Hoptometrist Double IPA from Oklahoma City’s Roughtail Brewing Co. weighs in at 100+ IBUs! They describe their delicious year-round offering as a crisp, dry and very drinkable with just enough malt to support the huge bitterness and intense piney, citrusy, dank hop presence.
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Roughtail Brewing Co. Hoptometrist Double IPA | Imperial IPA
- 17 lb 2-row malt
- 0.75 lb Caramel 40
- 0.75 lb Carapils
- 1 tab Whirlfloc
- 2 oz Columbus hops (60 min)
- 2 oz Denali hops (flameout)
- 2 oz Summit hops (flameout)
- 2 oz Eureka! hops (flameout)
- 2 oz Mosaic hops (dry)
- 2 oz Idaho 7 hops (dry)
- 2 oz Galaxy hops (dry)
- 3 vials of WLP001 or 2 packets of US-05 dry yeast
- Original Gravity: 1.079
- Final Gravity: 1.009
- ABV: 9.3%
- IBU: 100+
- SRM: 9.5
- Efficiency: 75%
Mash 2-row and caramel malt in a single infusion style mash at 147F for 60 minutes.
Sparge with 170F water and lauter to reach pre-boil volume (between 6.5/7.5 gal dependent on your equipment).
Boil for 60 minutes, add first hop addition at beginning of boil. Add whirlfloc tab with 15 minutes remaining.
Add flameout hop additions at end of boil when flame is turned off, steep for 15 minutes before cooling to 65F.
Ferment at 65F. Allow temperature to rise to 70F on day 3 of fermentation.
When terminal gravity is reached add one half of dry hops. After 3 days add remaining dry hops. After 3 days add remaining dry hops, after another 3 days cold crash to 32F and condition for 2-3 days.
After beer clear, bottle or keg.