First Wort Hopped India Pale Lager HomeBrew Recipe
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.
11 lbs Pale 2-row
1 lb Vienna
8 oz. Crystal 40
8 oz. CaraPils
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
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.