IPA Suggestion?

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I haven't brewed an extract batch in about a year... Been doing 12 gallon all grains, and am looking to just knock out a fast batch!

I would like to make an IPA. I will need to get some extract and DME, but I do have plenty of hops on hand....

I have some Amarillo, simcoe, Colombus, magnum, cascade, and a few others..

Does anyone have a good recipe suggestion? I also have a handful of specialty malts that I could grind up. Just looking to do a casual brew today, without breaking out my whole all grain system and making a yeast starter!!
 

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Find an IPA recipe you like (sounds like you have done a few). Use the speciality grains from that and replace the rest of the grains with 2-row.

Add a pound of sugar to help offset the lowish fermebtability of the extract.
 

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Here's the recipe for an IPA I brewed in January - it's something I developed in hopes of it being my house IPA. I just bottled it last weekend so I'll be getting a taste in a week or two. Looks like you have all the hops for it except the Citra, but you could probably leave that out or replace with one of the Cascade/Amarillo/Simcoe trio. I'll try to remember to update back here when I get my first taste.


OG: 1.059
EST FG: 1.015
ABV: 5.79%
IBU: 67
SRM: 7.89

Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
6 lb Dry Malt Extract - Light 42 4 75%
1 lb Dry Malt Extract - Light - (late addition) 42 4 12.5%


Steeping Grains
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
0.5 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 34 60 6.3%
0.5 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 6.3%



Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
1 oz Magnum Pellet 13.6 Boil 60 min 39.58
0.5 oz Simcoe Pellet 12.7 Boil 15 min 9.17
0.5 oz Cascade Pellet 5.8 Boil 15 min 4.19
0.5 oz Amarillo Pellet 8.6 Boil 15 min 6.21
0.5 oz Simcoe Pellet 12.7 Aroma 5 min 3.68
0.5 oz Cascade Pellet 5.8 Aroma 5 min 1.68
0.5 oz Amarillo Pellet 8.6 Aroma 5 min 2.49
0.5 oz Simcoe Pellet 12.7 Aroma 0 min
0.5 oz Cascade Pellet 5.8 Aroma 0 min
0.5 oz Amarillo Pellet 8.6 Aroma 0 min
0.5 oz Simcoe Pellet 12.7 Dry Hop 7 days
0.5 oz Citra Pellet 11 Dry Hop 7 days
0.5 oz Amarillo Pellet 8.6 Dry Hop 7 days
0.5 oz Cascade Pellet 5.8 Dry Hop 7 days



Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
0.5 tbsp Irish Moss Other Boil 10 min


Yeast
Wyeast - American Ale 1056
 

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Here's the recipe for an IPA I brewed in January - it's something I developed in hopes of it being my house IPA. I just bottled it last weekend so I'll be getting a taste in a week or two. Looks like you have all the hops for it except the Citra, but you could probably leave that out or replace with one of the Cascade/Amarillo/Simcoe trio. I'll try to remember to update back here when I get my first taste.


OG: 1.059
EST FG: 1.015
ABV: 5.79%
IBU: 67
SRM: 7.89

Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
6 lb Dry Malt Extract - Light 42 4 75%
1 lb Dry Malt Extract - Light - (late addition) 42 4 12.5%


Steeping Grains
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
0.5 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 34 60 6.3%
0.5 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 6.3%



Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
1 oz Magnum Pellet 13.6 Boil 60 min 39.58
0.5 oz Simcoe Pellet 12.7 Boil 15 min 9.17
0.5 oz Cascade Pellet 5.8 Boil 15 min 4.19
0.5 oz Amarillo Pellet 8.6 Boil 15 min 6.21
0.5 oz Simcoe Pellet 12.7 Aroma 5 min 3.68
0.5 oz Cascade Pellet 5.8 Aroma 5 min 1.68
0.5 oz Amarillo Pellet 8.6 Aroma 5 min 2.49
0.5 oz Simcoe Pellet 12.7 Aroma 0 min
0.5 oz Cascade Pellet 5.8 Aroma 0 min
0.5 oz Amarillo Pellet 8.6 Aroma 0 min
0.5 oz Simcoe Pellet 12.7 Dry Hop 7 days
0.5 oz Citra Pellet 11 Dry Hop 7 days
0.5 oz Amarillo Pellet 8.6 Dry Hop 7 days
0.5 oz Cascade Pellet 5.8 Dry Hop 7 days



Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
0.5 tbsp Irish Moss Other Boil 10 min


Yeast
Wyeast - American Ale 1056
This sounds really nice. Is this a 5 gallon batch? Full boil? Partial boil? :mug:
 

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This sounds really nice. Is this a 5 gallon batch? Full boil? Partial boil? :mug:
5 gallon batch, boil was 3.5 gallons. Tasting the first one tonight - been in bottles for just over two weeks so hopefully it's all carbed up!
 

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I have only been doing extract kits at this point so I like picking up good ideas and reviews to incorporate into my own. Looking at taking the next step into all grain brewing soon but for the time being I am always on the hunt for ideas to improve my current beer.
 

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Here's the recipe for an IPA I brewed in January - it's something I developed in hopes of it being my house IPA. I just bottled it last weekend so I'll be getting a taste in a week or two. Looks like you have all the hops for it except the Citra, but you could probably leave that out or replace with one of the Cascade/Amarillo/Simcoe trio. I'll try to remember to update back here when I get my first taste.
Wow... I have all of those exact hops in my freezer right now and have been looking for an excuse to use them. Maybe I'll give this a try!

However if I'm doing an IPA I'd like it to be a little higher ABV. Should I just add more extract? I'll have to convert it over to LME too.
 

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Wow... I have all of those exact hops in my freezer right now and have been looking for an excuse to use them. Maybe I'll give this a try!

However if I'm doing an IPA I'd like it to be a little higher ABV. Should I just add more extract? I'll have to convert it over to LME too.
Sugar maybe?
 

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I haven't brewed an extract batch in about a year... Been doing 12 gallon all grains, and am looking to just knock out a fast batch!

I would like to make an IPA. I will need to get some extract and DME, but I do have plenty of hops on hand....

I have some Amarillo, simcoe, Colombus, magnum, cascade, and a few others..

Does anyone have a good recipe suggestion? I also have a handful of specialty malts that I could grind up. Just looking to do a casual brew today, without breaking out my whole all grain system and making a yeast starter!!
My standard is 5# light DME, some crystal, and either cascade or chinook. (5 gal batch)
 

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How was it?
Had the first taste last night - delicious! It might not have been completely carbonated (which is weird - it's been in a 70 degree closet for 2.5 weeks; racked on to 135g of priming sugar/water mix on bottling day), so I'm going to wait a few more days before throwing a couple more in the fridge. Not very bitter, but a whole lotta fruity/floral hop nose. All those 15/5/0/dry additions give it a really powerful hop aroma. Next time I make this I'll probably leave the Cascade/Amarillo/Simcoe/Citra as is, and play around with some other bittering hops. But I was really impressed with Nugget on this one.
 
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