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Kern River Citra Double IPA Clone HomeBrew Recipe

kern river citra double ipa clone
kern river citra double ipa clone
kern river citra double ipa clone


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: Double IPA
Target ABV: 8.0%
Target IBUs: 80 IBUs
Recipe Type:
4.5/ 5

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Posted February 10, 2014 by


All Grain Double IPA Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Double IPA, similar to Kern River Citra. Big aroma and flavors of mango, passionfruit, and citrus. Medium-bodied with high hop bitterness in the finish.



15 lbs Pale 2-row

10 oz. Crystal 40

8 oz. Carapils


1 oz. Nugget 13%a, 60 minutes

1 oz. Citra 11%a, 30 minutes

1 oz. Amarillo 8%a, 15 minutes

1 oz. Citra 11%a, at 5 minutes

YeastWhite Labs WLP001 California Ale Yeast

Dry Hops: 2 oz. Citra, 1 oz. Amarillo


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 weeks. Add dry hops for the last 10 days.

One User Review

    Ben J.

    Love this beer. Didn’t realize they threw in some Amarillo with the Citra, but then saw it on the beer label. This will be my next brew.


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