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Mother’s Lil Helper IPA Clone HomeBrew Recipe

Mothers Lil Helper IPA Clone
Mothers Lil Helper IPA Clone
Mothers Lil Helper IPA Clone


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: IPA
Target ABV: 7.0%
Target IBUs: 70
Recipe Type:
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Posted September 8, 2013 by


All Grain IPA Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for an IPA similar to Mother’s Lil Helper IPA. Flavorful IPA with notes of citrus, tropical fruit, pine, and dank earthy hops. Moderately high hop bitterness.



12 lbs Golden Promise

1 lb  Crystal 40

8 oz. Flaked Oats

1 oz. Chocolate Malt


1/2 oz. Summit 18%a, 60 minutes

1/2 oz. Centennial 10%a, 30 minutes

1/2 oz. Columbus 15%a, 20 minutes

1 oz. Simcoe 13%a, at 10 minutes

1 oz. Cascade 6%a, at 5 minutes

1/2 oz. Chinook 13%a, at flameout

YeastWhite Labs WLP001 California Ale or Wyeast 1056 American Ale

Dry-Hops: 1 oz. Citra


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil.

Ferment at 65F.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 5-6 weeks. Add dry hops for the last 7 days.

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