A Section Imperial IPA

an All Grain Imperial IPA by oldrubberboot

Fermentables

Amount Fermentable Maltster Use PPG Color
22.5 lb
American 2-Row
Great Western Mash 38 1 °L
3.0 lb
Caramel/Crystal 20L (US)
Any Mash 35 20 °L
3.0 lb
Dextrose (Corn Sugar)
Any Boil 46 0 °L
2.0 lb
Dark Munich (DE)
Any Mash 36 10 °L
1.5 lb
Caramel/Crystal 40L (US)
Briess Mash 34 40 °L

Hops

Amount Hop Time Use Form AA
2.0 oz Magnum (DE) 60 min Boil Pellet 14.1%
2.0 oz Simcoe (US) 15 min Boil Pellet 13.5%
2.0 oz Amarillo (US) 10 min Boil Pellet 8.4%
2.0 oz Citra (US) 5 min Boil Pellet 13.9%
2.0 oz Simcoe (US) 14 days Dry Hop Pellet 13.5%
2.0 oz Cascade (US) 14 days Dry Hop Pellet 6.9%
2.0 oz Amarillo (US) 14 days Dry Hop Pellet 8.4%

Yeasts

Name Lab/Product Attenuation
California Ale Yeast White Labs WLP001 81.0%

Extras

Amount Name Time Use
1.0 tsp Yeast Nutrient (Wyeast) 15.0 min Boil
3.0 each Whirlfloc Tablet 15.0 min Boil

Stats

Batch & Boil

  • Batch Size 12.0 gal
  • Boil Time 60 min

Properties

  • OG 1.079
  • FG 1.015
  • IBU 61
  • ABV 8.4%
  • Color
    8 SRM
  • Balance Bitter

Notes

This Imperial IPA is based on the tasty IPA built out of several iteration of APA. I prefer American pale ales with a lighter malt profile, very clean finish, smooth bitterness, and huge flavor and aroma hops. It is super important to use great tasting water.

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