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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 11096
Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA
14 L 6.42% 71.94 1.063 1.014
All Grain 8239
Orange CR33Msicle Birthday Milkshake IPA
4.5 gal 6.3% 31.04 1.061 1.013
All Grain 7432
POG IPA
5 gal 6.06% 61.3 1.060 1.014
All Grain 7361
Pliny the Elder w/ Original Recipe Sheet
6 gal 8.07% 227.54 1.072 1.011
All Grain 7250
EXTRACT NEIPA
5.5 gal 6.49% 70.14 1.063 1.014
extract 6521
Alpine Duet
5.75 gal 6.67% 37.05 1.065 1.015
All Grain 6348
Juicy Juicy NEIPA
6 gal 5.99% 122.41 1.061 1.016
All Grain 6238
Todd The Axe Man Clone
5.5 gal 7.45% 80.67 1.076 1.019
All Grain 4941
03 PALE ALE
25 L 5.95% 40.96 1.057 1.011
All Grain 4699

Newest American IPA Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
WestCoast IPA
186 gal 6.38% 32.93 1.065 1.016
All Grain 10
pale IPA
20.5 gal 6.11% 0 1.058 1.011
All Grain 8
Proposed Collab with TightKnit
360 gal 7.2% 6.14 1.073 1.018
All Grain 6
IPA
135 L 5.83% 0 1.059 1.015
All Grain 7
In A Galaxy Far Far Away
21 L 6.26% 19.88 1.059 1.011
BIAB 9
Buster's Big n Juicy IPA
5.5 gal 7.77% 61.42 1.073 1.013
All Grain 10
Motueka Single Hop
5.6 L 5.16% 34.88 1.050 1.010
All Grain 6
Awesome Recipe
8 L 7.41% 0 1.069 1.013
All Grain 2
Blues brew
20 L 3.83% 24.29 1.038 1.009
All Grain 11
WIPA leftovers
30 L 7.73% 46.07 1.072 1.013
All Grain 9

Fermentables Used In American IPA Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
US - Pale 2-Row 8,530 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 74% 1% - 100%
Flaked Oats 4,054 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 10% 0% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 3,318 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 65% 1% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 3,170 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 5% 0% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 2,295 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 6% 0% - 67%
Munich - Light 10L 2,164 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 12% 1% - 100%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 1,833 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 8% 0% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 1,576 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 6% 0% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 1,555 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 7% 1% - 100%
American - Pale Ale 1,477 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 8,316 11 18% 0% - 100%
Cascade 5,946 7 18% 0% - 100%
Mosaic 5,104 12.5 17% 0% - 100%
Centennial 5,014 10 17% 0% - 100%
Simcoe 4,872 12.7 14% 0% - 100%
Amarillo 4,841 8.6 16% 0% - 100%
Chinook 3,193 13 16% 0% - 100%
Columbus 3,132 15 14% 0% - 100%
Magnum 2,129 15 16% 1% - 100%
Galaxy 2,070 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) 299 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 40% 2% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 288 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 64% 7% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 189 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 61% 9% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 180 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 56% 8% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 135 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 58% 2% - 100%
US - Pale 2-Row 119 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 56% 17% - 100%
Flaked Oats 111 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 42% 4% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 110 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 41% 5% - 100%
Honey Malt 65 Grain crystal malt 25°L
37 41% 2% - 100%
American - Victory 62 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 46% 9% - 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 8,042 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 1,841 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 1,277 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 1,178 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 918 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Mangrove Jack - US West Coast Yeast M44 563 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a High 78% 59°F 74°F
White Labs - San Diego Super Yeast WLP090 375 White Labs Ale High Med-High 79.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 332 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 298 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Danstar - American West Coast Yeast BRY-97 267 Danstar Ale Medium High 72% 62°F 75°F

Other Ingredients Used In American IPA Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 3,232 Water Agt Mash 28% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 1,693 Water Agt Boil 68% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 1,334 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 1,293 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 1,215 Water Agt Boil 69% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 1,168 Water Agt Mash 69% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 604 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 547 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 340 Water Agt Mash 62% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 338 Other Primary 37% 0% - 100%

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