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Deschutes Hop in the Dark Clone HomeBrew Recipe

Deschutes Hop in the Dark Black IPA Clone
Deschutes Hop in the Dark Black IPA Clone
Deschutes Hop in the Dark Black IPA Clone


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: Black IPA
Target ABV: 6.5%
Target IBUs: 70
Recipe Type:
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Posted September 13, 2013 by


All Grain Black IPA Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Black IPA, similar to Deschutes Hop in the Dark. Medium-bodied with notes of citrus, piney hops, dark caramel, and light roastiness. Dry finish with moderately high hop bitterness.



11.5 lbs Pale 2-row

10 oz. Munich

10 oz. Crystal 60

8 oz. Flaked Oats

6 oz. Chocolate

4 oz. Chocolate Wheat

3 oz. Black Malt


1 oz. Nugget 13%a, 60 minutes

1/2 oz. Centennial 10%a, 20 minutes

1 oz. Amarillo 8%a, 15 minutes

1 oz. Citra 11%a, 10 minutes

YeastWhite Labs WLP001 California Ale Yeast

Dry-Hop: 1/2 oz. Amarillo, 1/2 oz. Cascade


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil with hop regimen above.

Ferment at 63-68 degrees.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 5 weeks. Add dry hops for the last 7 days.

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