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Heady Topper Double IPA Clone HomeBrew Recipe

 
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Overview
 

Recipe Type: All Grain
 
Size: 5 Gallons
 
Beer Style: Double IPA
 
Target ABV: 8.0%
 
Target IBUs: 125
 
Recipe Type:
 
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Posted July 23, 2013 by

 
Recipe
 
 

All Grain Double IPA HomeBrew Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Double IPA, similar to The Alchemist Heady Topper. Pale copper colored with massive aromas and flavors of tropical fruit and citrus. Dry-hopped for extra hop aroma.

Ingredients:

Malts

15.5 lbs Pale 2-row Malt

10 oz. Crystal 30

6 oz. Crystal 60

4 oz. CaraPils

Hops (pellets):

1 oz. Citra 12%a, First Wort Hopped

1 oz. Amarillo 8%a, 30 minutes

1 oz. Simcoe 13%a, 30 minutes

2 oz. Citra 12%a, 20 minutes

2 oz. Amarillo 8%a, 10 minutes

1 oz. Simcoe 13%a, 10 minutes

1/2 oz. Citra 12%a, 5 minutes

YeastWLP001 California Yeast or Wyeast 1056 American Ale

Dry-Hop: 1 oz. Amarillo, 1 oz. Citra (whole leaf hops)

Instructions:

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 5-6 weeks. Dry-hop for the last 10 days.

  1. Avatar of geobotsar
     
     
     
     
     
     

    I have added the recipe online at captainbrew.com. You can clone it and alter it as you like: http://www.captainbrew.com/view-recipe/106/The-alchemist-heady-topper-clone

      


  2.  
    Ron

    If you get heady at the brewery on a release date the beer is only 4 weeks old. So you could drink this recipe at that age and compare.

      



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