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Portland Brewing India Pale Lager Clone HomeBrew Recipe

Portland Brewing India Pale Lager Clone
Portland Brewing India Pale Lager Clone
Portland Brewing India Pale Lager Clone


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: India Pale Lager
Target ABV: 6.6%
Target IBUs: 70
Recipe Type:
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Posted August 6, 2013 by


All Grain India Pale Lager HomeBrew Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for an India Pale Lager, similar to Portland Brewing India Pale Lager. Aromas of citrus and floral hops. Medium-bodied with flavors with crisp malt and citrusy hop flavors. Clean finish with high hop bitterness.



12.5 lbs Pale 2-row

1 lb Munich Light

10 oz. Crystal 40

3 oz. Crystal 120


1 oz. Zeus 15%a, at 60 minutes

1 oz. Chinook 13%a, 20 minutes

1 oz. Cascade 6%a, 10 minutes

YeastWhite Labs WLP830 German Lager Yeast or Wyeast 2206 Bavarian Lager

Dry-Hops: 1 oz. Amarillo, 1/2 oz. Sterling


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 150 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

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. Add dry hops for last 10 days.

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