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Classic West Coast Style IPA HomeBrew Recipe

west coast ipa
west coast ipa
west coast ipa


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: West Coast IPA
Target ABV: 7.0%
Target IBUs: 80
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Posted February 27, 2014 by


All Grain West Coast IPA HomeBrew Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a West Coast Style IPA. Bold hoppy aromas and flavors of grapefruit, citrus, and pine. Medium-bodied with a dry finish. High hop bitterness. Mainly uses old-school Pacific NW hops with some added Simcoe in the dry-hop mix.



13 lbs Pale 2-row

8 oz. Crystal 40

8 oz. Carapils


1 oz. Columbus 15%a, 60 minutes

1 oz. Centennial 10%a, 20 minutes

1 oz. Chinook 13%, 10 minutes

1 oz. Cascade 6%a, 10 minutes

YeastWLP001 California Ale Yeast or Wyeast 1056 American Ale

Dry-Hops: 1 oz. Centennial, 1 oz. Simcoe


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 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 6 weeks. Add dry hops for the last 7 days.

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