This beer is a monster! Imperial/Double India Pale Ales are stronger versions of IPA, typically brewed with greater amounts of malt and hops. Exploding with huge hop flavors, and clocking in at nearly 9% ABV, this beer is not for the faint of heart. The stronger malt backbone supports the overload of 3/4 of a pound of hops in this recipe.
This beer is a conveyance vehicle for the avalanche of dank citrusy gloriousness from the hops. With such a high OG, a yeast starter is highly recommended to ensure full attenuation, or please order two packages of yeast.
Since this beer has 12 ounces of hops in it, we provide for 5.5 gallons going into the fermenter so that when the magical hops do suck up some of your precious beer, you still should have 5 finished gallons going into the bottles or keg!
All orders containing Liquid Yeast will be shipped with a complimentary ice pack to ensure safe shipping!
Imperial IPA - All-Grain Recipe Kit Instructions
Imperial IPAs are a newer style that has been embraced by hopheads all over the world since it's introduction. They are a 'big' beer that utilizes a complex hop profile, using copious amounts, giving you a strong, hoppy IPA with a high alcohol content. Imperial IPAs are also referred to as "extra" or "double" IPAs.
- Batch Size: 5 Gallons
- Mash at 150
- Est. Original Gravity: 1.080 SG
- Est. Final Gravity: 1.012 SG
- Est. Alcohol by Volume: 8.7%
- Bitterness: 100+ IBUs
- Estimated Color: 7.2 SRM
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