American IPA – All Grain

Statistics

Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
11.00 pounds American Pale Malt (2-Row) 83.8%
1.00 pounds Crystal Malt 40L 7.6%
1.00 pounds American Munich Malt 7.6%
0.13 pounds Crystal Malt 120L 1%
13.13 pounds Total Grain Weight 100%

Non-Fermentables

Amount Non-Fermentable Time
1 tsp. Gypsum 60 minutes
1/4 tsp. Super Irish Moss 15 minutes

Hops

Amount Hop Time AA
1.00 ounces Centennial 60 min 8.8%
0.50 ounces Cascade 60 min 6.6%
0.50 ounces Cascade 30 min 6.6%
1.00 ounces Cascade 15 min 6.6%
1.00 ounces Cascade 0 min 6.6%
4.00 ounces Total Hop Weight

Yeasts

Name Lab/Manufacturer Form Amount
California Ale (WLP001) White Labs Liquid 35 ml

Procedure

  • Single infusion mash at 154° for 60 minutes
  • 90 minute boil
  • Add hops according to schedule
  • Cool wort
  • Pitch yeast
  • Ferment at 67-68° - raise temp to 72° if possible
  • In 1-2 weeks, transfer beer to secondary and add a hop bag with the remaining Cascades (dry hop)
  • Condition cool for 3-6 weeks

Fermentation and Aging

Primary:
7-14 days @ 68° F
Secondary:
14 days @ 68° F
Age:
28 days @ 55° F

Notes

Formulated to be similar to Anchor Libery Ale.

Updated May 9, 2007 - increased the all malt amounts to provide a more balanced profile. Recipe based on 72% efficiency and with 75% attenuation.