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IPA - American IPA


A decidedly hoppy and bitter, moderately strong American pale ale, showcasing modern American or New World hop varieties. The balance is hop-forward, with a clean fermentation profile, dryish finish, and clean, supporting malt allowing a creative range of

Flavor Profile: Hop flavor is medium to very high, and should reflect an American or New World hop character, such as citrus, floral, pine, resinous, spicy, tropical fruit, stone fruit, berry, melon, etc. Medium-high to very high hop bitterness. Malt flavor should be low

Ingredients: Pale ale or 2-row brewers malt as the base, American or New World hops, American or English yeast with a clean or slightly fruity profile. Generally all-malt, but mashed at lower temperatures for high attenuation. Sugar additions to aid attenuation are ac

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Top 10 American IPA Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Strawberry Milkshake IPA
5.5 gal 6.67% 112.28 1.074 1.023
All Grain 13569
Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA
14 L 6.42% 71.94 1.063 1.014
All Grain 11363
Unicorn Jazz
6 gal 7.12% 51.35 1.072 1.018
All Grain 9802
POG IPA
5 gal 6.06% 61.3 1.060 1.014
All Grain 9269
Orange CR33Msicle Birthday Milkshake IPA
4.5 gal 6.3% 31.04 1.061 1.013
All Grain 8182
Juicy Juicy NEIPA
6 gal 5.99% 122.41 1.061 1.016
All Grain 7529
west coast IPA
5.5 gal 6.95% 88.04 1.065 1.012
All Grain 7406
EXTRACT NEIPA
5.5 gal 6.49% 70.14 1.063 1.014
extract 7087
Todd The Axe Man Clone
5.5 gal 7.45% 80.67 1.076 1.019
All Grain 5923
03 PALE ALE
25 L 5.95% 40.96 1.057 1.011
All Grain 5466

Newest American IPA Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Experimental IPA
5 gal 7.64% 0 1.078 1.019
extract 10
wak hard
620 gal 6.35% 0 1.062 1.014
All Grain 9
wak hard
620 gal 5.38% 0 1.055 1.014
All Grain 7
Cold IPA
25 L 5.83% 0 1.053 1.009
All Grain 11
Fat Tug
8.5 gal 7.31% 92.28 1.067 1.011
All Grain 27
MexIPA
80 L 5.17% 70.49 1.052 1.012
extract 15
Calmer Chameleon
23 L 4.15% 14.89 1.039 1.007
All Grain 16
Awesome Recipe
50 L 5.51% 58.52 1.056 1.014
All Grain 8
Orange Creamsicle Milkshake IPA
5.5 gal 5.38% 32 1.052 1.011
All Grain 8
Mango IPA
5.5 gal 7.26% 55.71 1.067 1.012
All Grain 15

Fermentables Used In American IPA Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
US - Pale 2-Row 8,761 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 74% 1% - 100%
Flaked Oats 4,346 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 10% 0% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 3,462 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 65% 1% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 3,383 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 5% 0% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 2,425 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 6% 0% - 67%
Munich - Light 10L 2,247 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 12% 1% - 100%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 1,995 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 8% 0% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 1,680 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 6% 0% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 1,639 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 7% 1% - 100%
American - Pale Ale 1,615 American Grain base malt 3.5°L
37 69% 2% - 100%

Hops Used In American IPA Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Citra 8,925 11 18% 0% - 100%
Cascade 6,417 7 19% 0% - 100%
Mosaic 5,482 12.5 17% 0% - 100%
Centennial 5,410 10 17% 0% - 100%
Simcoe 5,269 12.7 14% 0% - 100%
Amarillo 5,195 8.6 16% 0% - 100%
Chinook 3,446 13 16% 0% - 100%
Columbus 3,346 15 14% 0% - 100%
Magnum 2,279 15 16% 0% - 100%
Galaxy 2,203 14.25 17% 0% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In American IPA Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 313 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 39% 2% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 297 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 64% 7% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 198 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 55% 8% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 191 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 61% 9% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 141 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 58% 2% - 100%
US - Pale 2-Row 123 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 55% 17% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 113 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 42% 5% - 100%
Flaked Oats 110 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 42% 4% - 100%
Honey Malt 69 Grain crystal malt 25°L
37 43% 2% - 100%
American - Vienna 66 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 41% 11% - 100%

Yeasts Used In American IPA Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 8,641 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 1,943 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 1,321 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 1,254 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 937 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Mangrove Jack - US West Coast Yeast M44 597 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a High 78% 59°F 74°F
White Labs - San Diego Super Yeast WLP090 400 White Labs Ale High Med-High 79.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 349 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
Lallemand - Verdant IPA 348 Lallemand Ales High High 80% 64°F 73°F
Lallemand - LALBREW┬« VOSS KVEIK ALE YEAST 328 Lallemand Ales High High 80% 77°F 104°F

Other Ingredients Used In American IPA Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 3,742 Water Agt Boil 27% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 1,842 Fining Boil 67% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 1,636 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 1,545 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 1,421 Water Agt Mash 70% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 1,300 Fining Boil 68% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 700 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 598 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Yeast Nutrient 422 Water Agt Boil 36% 0% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 398 Water Agt Sparge 64% 0% - 100%

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