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Ballast Point Fathom Clone HomeBrew Recipe

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ballast point fathom clone
ballast point fathom clone


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: India Pale Lager
Target ABV: 7.0%
Target IBUs: 70
Recipe Type:
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Posted February 21, 2014 by


All Grain India Pale Lager HomeBrew Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for an India Pale Lager, similar to Ballast Point Fathom. Aromas of citrus and piney hops. Medium-bodied with flavors with crisp malt, pine, and citrusy hops. Clean finish with high hop bitterness.



10 lbs Pale 2-row

1.5 lbs Munich Light

1.5 lbs Vienna Malt

10 oz. Crystal 40


1 oz. Columbus 15%a, at 60 minutes

1.5 oz. Centennial 10%a, 20 minutes

1 oz. Ahtanum 6%a, 15 minutes


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 150 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil with hop regimen above.

Chill down to 50F and pitch yeast.

Ferment for about 10-14 days until primary fermentation just finishes.

Diacetyl Rest: Raise beer temp to 62-65F for 2-3 days.

Rack to keg or secondary and start cold-aging process. If possible taper temperature down 5-7 degrees per day from Diacetyl rest to 35F. Cold age at 35F for 5-6 weeks. Add dry hops for last 10 days.

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