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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

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Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Juicy Fruit IPA
3 gal 7.52% 0 1.085 1.028
All Grain 7158
All-Grain Ridin' the Pine Pineapple IPA
5.5 gal 6.8% 125.56 1.072 1.020
All Grain 5922
CREAM CLOUD
23 L 9.73% 49.19 1.086 1.017
All Grain 4958
DIPA V2
19 L 7.98% 135.97 1.075 1.015
All Grain 4027
Elliot IPA
5.5 gal 9.42% 111.26 1.094 1.022
All Grain 3466
Pliny the Braf
20 L 8.06% 81.9 1.075 1.014
All Grain 3431
Fuck BJCP
45 L 8.32% 82.43 1.077 1.014
BIAB 3350
To Øl # DIPA
13 L 7.45% 119.49 1.088 1.031
BIAB 2805
Hazy DIPA
15 L 10.52% 134 1.097 1.017
All Grain 2782
Pliny the elder clone
25 L 8.05% 142.4 1.073 1.012
All Grain 2696

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713 gal 9.61% 30.08 1.085 1.012
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5.5 gal 8.38% 106.13 1.078 1.014
All Grain 47
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1.25 gal 7.68% 77.57 1.069 1.010
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Fermentables Used In Double IPA Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
US - Pale 2-Row 853 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 69% 4% - 100%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 620 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 7% 1% - 83%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 412 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 5% 1% - 100%
Flaked Oats 369 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 10% 1% - 35%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 334 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 57% 3% - 100%
Cane Sugar 277 Sugar sugar 0°L
46 8% 1% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 275 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 5% 0% - 67%
Munich - Light 10L 209 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 10% 0% - 100%
American - White Wheat 149 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 10% 2% - 36%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 145 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
Citra 759 11 16% 0% - 100%
Simcoe 641 12.7 12% 0% - 70%
Centennial 598 10 13% 0% - 67%
Columbus 528 15 12% 0% - 100%
Amarillo 502 8.6 13% 0% - 100%
Cascade 491 7 15% 0% - 100%
Mosaic 442 12.5 14% 0% - 76%
Chinook 388 13 14% 0% - 100%
Magnum 216 15 16% 0% - 100%
Galaxy 210 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 32 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 63% 11% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 28 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 43% 9% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 16 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 58% 21% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 12 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 55% 10% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 10 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 68% 21% - 100%
US - Pale 2-Row 8 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 55% 20% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 8 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 48% 27% - 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%
Briess - Carapils Malt 5 US Grain specialty malt 1.5°L
34.5 54% 33% - 63%

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-05 679 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 204 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 126 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - San Diego Super Yeast WLP090 75 White Labs Ale High Med-High 79.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 70 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 69 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 46 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 39 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°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 38 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a High 78% 59°F 74°F

Other Ingredients Used In Double IPA Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 354 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 187 Water Agt Boil 60% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 171 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 65%
Lactic acid 163 Water Agt Mash 71% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 155 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 131 Fining Boil 64% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 72 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 56 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 100%
Yeast Nutrient 53 Other Primary 27% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 44 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 50%

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