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First Wort Hopped India Pale Lager HomeBrew Recipe

 
India Pale Lager recipe
India Pale Lager recipe
India Pale Lager recipe

 
Overview
 

Recipe Type: All Grain
 
Size: 5 Gallons
 
Beer Style: India Pale Lager
 
Target ABV: 6.5%
 
Target IBUs: 69
 
Recipe Type:
 
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Posted February 15, 2014 by

 
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All Grain First Wort Hopped India Pale Lager HomeBrew Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for an India Pale Lager which uses first wort hopping to add a layer of smooth bitterness and hop flavors. Crisp and clean with vibrant citrus and tropical fruit hop flavors. Moderately high hop bitterness in the finish.

Ingredients:

Malts

11 lbs Pale 2-row

1 lb Vienna

8 oz. Crystal 40

8 oz. CaraPils

Hops

1 oz. Citra 11%a, first wort hopped

1 oz. Mosaic 13%, first wort hopped

1 oz. Citra 11%a, 15 minutes

1 oz. Nelson Sauvin 12%a, 5 minutes

Instructions:

Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees. Add the first wort hops into the wort at the beginning of the sparge.

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.

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