Make Your First Batch an IPA

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So you’ve decided to take up homebrewing. You’ve bought starter equipment (or received a kit as a gift). You have a reference book or two. And you’ve obviously found the Craft Beer & Brewing website. You’ve used your acute need for bottles as justification for buying more beer. All that’s left is to pick a …

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Make Your Best English IPA

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English IPA versus American IPA English IPA was just…IPA. While it may be viewed as the older, boring uncle of the insane IPAs that now dominate most beer geeks’ minds, it’s still a phenomenal beer to make and drink. I know what you’re thinking: “Another IPA recipe???” But hang in there—I think you’ll enjoy this …

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Fort George Contemporary IPA Recipe

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Jack Harris of Fort George Brewery (Astoria, Oregon) supplied this recipe for his or her wet-hops India pale ale. “Contemporary IPA is like beer in 3D—with out these foolish glasses. Anticipate hints of citrus, resin, and fruit to flood ahead, adopted by a piney, earthy complexity.” ALL-GRAIN OG: 1.067 FG: 1.zero15 IBUs: 90 ABV: 6.5% …

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Comrade Fresh Hops Superpower IPA Recipe

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Denver Colorado’s Comrade Brewing’s wet-hops American IPA won a 2014 GABF silver medal. With loads of Pacific Northwest hops, it has huge pine and grapefruit hops aromas, with flavors of citrus and balanced bitterness with a light malt character. ALL-GRAIN OG: 1.066 FG: 1.011 IBUs: 100+ ABV: 7.5% MALT/GRAIN BILL 12 lb (5.4 kg) Pale …

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SMaSH Citra IPA Recipe

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SMaSH (Single Malt and Single Hops) beers provide a great opportunity to understand the characteristics of your ingredients. In this case, we’ve included the addition of gluten-reducing enzymes, if you want a gluten-reduced beer. You’ll be able to see (and taste) how the Clarity Ferm affects Maris Otter malt. Note that without testing a finished …

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ESB: Additional Sturdy Bitter, or is it simply Particular

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Additional sturdy, or particular, bitter (also called ESB) fashion beers are a enjoyable beer to drink and a comparatively easy one to make. While you hear an Englishman seek advice from a beer is a bitter, historically that is the fashion of beer they’re referring to. This fashion of beer has been round some time. …

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