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Strong American Ale - Double IPA


An intensely hoppy, fairly strong pale ale without the big, rich, complex maltiness and residual sweetness and body of an American barleywine. Strongly hopped, but clean, dry, and lacking harshness. Drinkability is an important characteristic; this should

Flavor Profile: Hop flavor is strong and complex, and can reflect the characteristics of modern American or New World hop varieties (citrus, floral, pine, resinous, spicy, tropical fruit, stone fruit, berry, melon, etc.). High to absurdly high hop bitterness. Low to medi

Ingredients: Clean 2-row malt is typical as a base grain; an excessively complex grist can be distracting. Crystal-type malts often muddy the hop flavors, and are generally considered undesirable in significant quantities. Sugar or other highly fermentable adjuncts ar

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Double IPA Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Juicy Fruit IPA
3 gal 7.52% 0 1.085 1.028
All Grain 6429
All-Grain Ridin' the Pine Pineapple IPA
5.5 gal 6.8% 125.56 1.072 1.020
All Grain 5399
CREAM CLOUD
23 L 9.73% 49.19 1.086 1.017
All Grain 4346
Pliny the Elder Clone Extract
5.5 gal 7.82% 180.38 1.072 1.013
extract 3773
DIPA V2
19 L 7.98% 135.97 1.075 1.015
All Grain 3711
Elliot IPA
5.5 gal 9.42% 111.26 1.094 1.022
All Grain 3228
Pliny the Braf
20 L 8.06% 81.9 1.075 1.014
All Grain 3157
Fuck BJCP
45 L 8.32% 82.43 1.077 1.014
BIAB 3058
Hazy DIPA
15 L 10.52% 134 1.097 1.017
All Grain 2425
Pliny the elder clone
25 L 8.05% 142.4 1.073 1.012
All Grain 2372

Newest Double IPA Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
IPadpa 2023 American home
5.5 gal 9.01% 128.4 1.092 1.023
All Grain 38
Mike's Triple IPA
775 gal 10.53% 85.57 1.093 1.013
All Grain 14
Younger
6 gal 10.87% 113.44 1.100 1.017
extract 66
Fiesta amarga
19 L 6.27% 93.34 1.059 1.011
All Grain 11
Double IPA
5.5 gal 8.65% 98.61 1.080 1.014
BIAB 49
Reverse Card
1.2 gal 7.13% 0 1.072 1.018
BIAB 17
Double A IPA
23 L 8.05% 81.53 1.078 1.020
BIAB 17
Pliny the Elder kit
5 gal 9.36% 243.4 1.084 1.013
All Grain 63
Real IPA
19 L 9.21% 70.54 1.090 1.020
All Grain 23
Fuggman
20 L 6.97% 42.09 1.065 1.012
All Grain 38

Fermentables Used In Double IPA Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
US - Pale 2-Row 834 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 69% 4% - 100%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 593 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 7% 1% - 83%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 393 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 5% 1% - 100%
Flaked Oats 343 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 10% 1% - 35%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 333 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 58% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 270 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 5% 0% - 67%
Cane Sugar 260 Sugar sugar 0°L
46 8% 1% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 202 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 11% 1% - 100%
German - Acidulated Malt 142 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 2% 1% - 7%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 140 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 4% 0% - 10%

Hops Used In Double IPA Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Yakima Chief Hops - Citra 749 13 16% 0% - 100%
Simcoe 635 12.7 12% 0% - 70%
Centennial 588 10 13% 0% - 67%
Columbus 508 15 12% 0% - 100%
Amarillo 492 8.6 13% 0% - 100%
Cascade 478 7 15% 0% - 100%
Mosaic 446 12.5 14% 0% - 88%
Chinook 384 13 15% 0% - 100%
Magnum 214 15 16% 1% - 100%
Galaxy 199 14.25 14% 0% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Double IPA Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 31 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 62% 11% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 29 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 41% 9% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 16 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 58% 21% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 11 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 57% 10% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 10 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 68% 21% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 8 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 48% 27% - 100%
US - Pale 2-Row 8 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 55% 20% - 100%
American - Victory 7 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 33% 17% - 50%
American - White Wheat 6 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 35% 13% - 60%
United Kingdom - Carastan (30/37) 5 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 34°L
35 49% 27% - 100%

Yeasts Used In Double IPA Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 642 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 198 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 122 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - San Diego Super Yeast WLP090 74 White Labs Ale High Med-High 79.5% 65°F 68°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 69 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 65 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 47 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
The Yeast Bay - Vermont Ale 39 The Yeast Bay Ales Low Medium 78.5% 64°F 72°F
Mangrove Jack - US West Coast Yeast M44 36 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a High 78% 59°F 74°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 36 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Double IPA Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 322 Water Agt Mash 23% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 173 Water Agt Mash 59% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 153 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 65%
Lactic acid 138 Water Agt Mash 71% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 137 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 119 Fining Boil 64% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 62 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 56 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 100%
Yeast Nutrient 47 Water Agt Boil 29% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 46 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 50%

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