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Black Wheat IPA HomeBrew Recipe

Black Wheat IPA
Black Wheat IPA
Black Wheat IPA


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: Black Wheat IPA
Target ABV: 6.6%
Target IBUs: 87
Recipe Type:
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Posted February 4, 2014 by


All Grain Black Wheat IPA Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Black Wheat IPA.  Crisp and hoppy with notes of tropical fruit, citrus, and dark caramel. Smooth finish with high hop bitterness. Dry-hopped with Citra and Nelson Sauvin hops.



8 lbs Pale 2-row Malt

4 lbs Wheat Malt

8 oz. Midnight Wheat

6 oz. Chocolate Wheat

4 oz. Carafa III

Hops (Pellets)

1 oz. Magnum 14%a, 60 minutes

1 oz. Simcoe 13%a, at 30 minutes

1 oz. Citra 11%a. at 10 minutes

1 oz. Nelson Sauvin 12%a. at 5 minutes

Other: 12 oz. Rice Hulls (helps with the sticky wheat mash)

YeastWhite Labs WLP001 California Yeast or Wyeast 1056 American Ale

Dry-Hop: 1  oz. Citra, 1 oz. Nelson Sauvin


Mash all grains with rice hulls for 1 hour at 151 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil with hop regimen above.

Ferment at 65-68 degrees.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 5 weeks. Add dry hops for the last 10 days.


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