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Fat Head’s Head Hunter IPA Clone HomeBrew Recipe

fat heads head hunter ipa clone
fat heads head hunter ipa clone
fat heads head hunter ipa clone


Recipe Type: All Grains
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: IPA
Target ABV: 7.5%
Target IBUs: 87
Recipe Type:
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Posted July 11, 2013 by


All Grain HomeBrew IPA Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for an IPA, similar to Fat Head’s Head Hunter.┬áMedium-bodied with citrusy and piney hop flavors. High hop bitterness in the finish. Dry-hopped for extra hop aroma.



14 lbs 2-Row Pale Malt

12 oz. Crystal 15

8 oz. British CaraMalt

8 oz. CaraPils


1 1/2 oz. Columbus 14%a, 60 minutes

1/2 oz Centennial 10%a, 30 minutes

1/2 oz. Simcoe 13%a, 30 minutes

1/2 oz. Simcoe 13%a, 15 minutes

1/2 oz. Centennial 10%a, flameout

Yeast: WLP001 California Yeast or Wyeast 1056 American Ale

Dry-Hop: 1 oz. Simcoe, 1 oz. Centennial (whole leaf)


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 6-8 weeks. Dry-hop for the last 7 days.

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