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Walker's Imperial IPA

Walker's Imperial IPA

Imperial IPA : All Grain : 5 gal

joshwalker

This is my first attempt at an IPA. Go big or go home.

January 27, 2014 at 07:21pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 15.14 lbs 2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    Mild malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Base malt for all beer styles • Smoother, less grainy flavor than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slightly higher yield than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slight lower protein than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 0.29 lbs American Caramel 120°L

    American Caramel 120°L

    Provides color, a unique flavor, body, and contribures to foam retention and beer stability. Gives a pronounced to sharp caramel flavor and a deep red color.

  • 1.01 lbs Munich Malt; Beeston

    Munich Malt; Beeston

    Used for dunkel lagers.

  • 1.9 oz Centennial - 10.0 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Centennial

    Aromatic but acceptable for bittering. Medium aroma with floral and citrus tones. Good in medium to dark ales.

  • 0.50 oz Citra™ - 12.0 AA% pellets; boiled 15 min

    Citra™

    Citra™ is a special aroma hop variety developed by the Hop Breeding Company (a joint venture between John I. Haas, Inc. and Select Botanicals Group, LLC). It was released in 2007. Citra™ has fairly high alpha acids and total oil contents with a low percentage of cohumulone content. The variety imparts interesting citrus and tropical fruit characters to beer.

  • 0.50 oz Cascade - 5.5 AA% pellets; boiled 1 min

    Cascade

    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • Wyeast 1056 American Ale™

    Wyeast 1056 American Ale™

    Used commercially for several classic American ales. This strain ferments dry, finishes soft, smooth and dean, and is very well balanced.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 14 - India Pale Ale (IPA)

Subcategory: C - Imperial IPA

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.083 1.075 - 1.090
Terminal Gravity: 1.014 1.010 - 1.020
Color: 12.0 SRM 8 - 15
Alcohol: 9.1% ABV 7.50% - 10.00%
Bitterness: 89.7 IBU 60.00 - 120.00

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