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Super-Hopped India Red Lager HomeBrew Recipe

Super-Hopped India Red Lager HomeBrew
Super-Hopped India Red Lager HomeBrew
Super-Hopped India Red Lager HomeBrew


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: India Red Lager
Target ABV: 6.2%
Target IBUs: 108
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Posted February 25, 2014 by


All Grain India Red Lager Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a super-hopped India Red Lager. Massive aromas and flavors of pine, citrus, and tropical fruit, with some light sweet caramel malt notes. Dry finish with very high hop bitterness.



10 lbs Pale 2-row

1 lb White Wheat

12 oz. Crystal 70

10 oz. CaraRed

8 oz. Carapils


1 oz. Columbus 15%a, 60 minutes

1 oz. Simcoe 13%a, 30 minutes

1 oz. Citra 11%a, 20 minutes

1 oz. Nelson Sauvin 12%, 10 minutes

YeastWhite Labs WLP802 Czech Budejovice Lager Yeast or Wyeast 2278 Czech Pils

Dry Hops: 1 oz.Simcoe, 1 oz. Nelson Sauvin


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 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 3-4 weeks. Add dry hops for the last 7 days.

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