Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > west coast IPA help
Thread Tools
Old 07-19-2009, 06:25 AM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 68
Default west coast IPA help

I want to attempt my first partial mash soon, so I have been working on some IIPA recipes. After a lot of research I came up with this one. The grain bill is pretty much the same as a blind pig recipe I found, just with more DME and 2-row, but I kept the percentages roughly the same.

Does that look legit? I am going for a high gravity west coast style IPA.


• 5 lb Light DME (39%)
• 5.5 lb 2-row Pale (43%)
• 0.5 lb Dextrin (4%)
• 0.5 lb Wheat Malt (4%)

Specialty Grains
• 1 lb Munich 10L (8%)
• 0.25 lb Crystal 120L (2%)

Extra Stuff
• 1 tablespoon Irish Moss

• 1.25 oz Columbus (pellets, 4%AA) (60 min)
• ½ oz Amarillo (pellets, 9%AA) (30 min)
• 1 oz Amarillo (pellets, 9%AA) (15 min)
• Ό oz Columbus (pellets, 14%AA) (10 min)
• ½ oz Simcoe (pellets, 13%AA) (5 min)

Dry Hops (~7 days in secondary)
• 1 oz Amarillo (pellets, 9%AA)
• ½ oz Columbus (pellets, 4%AA)
• ½ oz Simcoe (pellets, 13%AA)
• 1 oz Centennial (pellets, 9%AA)

• Safale US-05

According to beer tools I am at ~81 IBU’s and have an OG of 1.08 which puts me right inside the style range.

DanOmite is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2009, 05:54 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Rockford, Illinois
Posts: 4,063
Liked 25 Times on 23 Posts
Likes Given: 3


I would get rid of the wheat. Also, maybe up the dextrin to about 8%. Get rid of Munich an Crystal 120 and replace with Crystal 40L. This is based off of Jamil's clone of the west coast IPA.

The hops schedule looks good.
He who drinks beer sleeps well. He who sleeps well cannot sin. He who does not sin goes to heaven.

Another HERMS rig...
Suthrncomfrt1884 is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
All-Grain - West Coast IPA TwoHeadsBrewing India Pale Ale 13 09-25-2011 10:29 PM
West Coast IPA hopsalot General Chit Chat 0 05-05-2009 02:40 PM
If you're into West Coast IPA's Waylit Extract Brewing 10 06-12-2008 06:37 PM
another tag, west coast pale ale ldog Label Display & Discussion 2 05-24-2008 12:49 AM

Forum Jump

Newest Threads