4.25.2015

I like a good IPA as much as the next guy, but I feel as if I am perhaps unfairly critical of the style. Decided to brew something new to me, a honey wheat IPA. Seemed like a good summer beer.

Honey Wheat IPA

Style: American IPA

Recipe:

(lbs/%/malt)

8.0/65.3/2-Row

3.0/24.5/White Wheat

0.75/6.1/Honey Malt

0.5/4.1/Acid Malt (for mash pH)

(oz/time/variety)

1.0/60/Columbus

0.5/10/Columbus

1.0/10/Centennial

0.5/1/Columbus

1.0/1/Centennial

2.0/Keg Hop/Columbus

3.0/Keg Hop/Centennial

Am. Ale yeast (US-05)

Stats: SRM 5, IBUs 66, ABV 7.0% (Est. O.G. 1.062, measured 1.063)

Notes:

4.5 Gallons strike @161, mashed 1 hour @149F. 4 gallons sparge water.

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