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Sierra Nevada Hoptimum HomeBrew Clone Recipe

 
sierra nevada hoptimum clone
sierra nevada hoptimum clone
sierra nevada hoptimum clone

 
Overview
 

Recipe Type: All Grain
 
Size: 5 Gallons
 
Beer Style: Imperial IPA
 
Target ABV: 10.4%
 
Target IBUs: 100
 
Recipe Type:
 
Overall
 
 
 
 
 
4.5/ 5


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Posted June 13, 2013 by

 
Recipe
 
 

All Grain HomeBrew for an Imperial IPA

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Imperial IPA, similar to Sierra Nevada’s Hoptimum. Full-bodied with floral and citrus hop aromas and some biscuity malt in the nose. Moderately high bitterness level. Blend of European and American hops.

Ingredients:

Malts

16 lbs 2-Row Pale Malt

5 lbs. Golden Promise Malt

1.25 lb. Munich

1 lb. White Wheat Malt

Hops

3 oz. Magnum 14%a, 60 minutes

1/2 oz Chinook 13%a, 30 minutes

1/2 oz. Simcoe 13%a, 20 minutes

1/2 oz. Citra 11%a, 20 minutes

1/2 oz. Citra 11%a, flameout

Yeast: Wyeast 1056 American Ale

Dry-Hop: 1/2 oz. Citra, 1/2 oz Simcoe, 1/2 oz. Chinook

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 dry hop for 7-10 days.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 6-8 weeks.

One User Review


  1.  
    SteveK
     
     
     
     
     

    Would double dry-hop this to get max hop aromas.

      



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