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Citra Double IPA - Brew Builder


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Taste Notes

Double IPA with very complex malt flavors that are well matched by very tropical and fruity aromas and flavors from the large additions of Citra hops. Great head retention and clarity. Liked by many that don't like IPA's, loved by those that do. Recipe verbatim from Can You Brew It Podcast. Read notes for additional brewing info. — as published on beersmith.com

Brewing Notes

Start dry hop 2 days after primary fermentation completes; I started at 10 days. Then add additional dry hop additions every three days. Keg/Bottle 3 days after last hop addition to get off hops and avoid and grassy flavors. Brewer uses Koppaclear tablets from Brewers Supply group as wort clarification agent. Whirfloc cleared mine up quite well, so I've substituted that in this recipe. Brewer uses Briess malts for all but 2-row and Honey. 2-row is Great Western, Honey is Gambrinus. Brewed with hard water - High in hardness, low in alkalinity.

Brewer: Dave Clark
Batch Size: 6.00 galStyle: Imperial IPA (14C)
Boil Size: 8.51 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 6.4 SRMEquipment: My Equipment - Keggle Brew Pot (15 Gal) and Igloo/Gott Cooler (10 Gal)
Bitterness: 85.1 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.073 (17.7° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Est FG: 1.011 SG (2.9° P)Fermentation: Ale, Single Stage
ABV: 8.2%Taste Rating: 46.0


13 lbs 12.5 ozPale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM)Grain1
12.3 ozCara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM)Grain2
12.3 ozCaramel/Crystal Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM)Grain3
12.3 ozMunich Malt (9.0 SRM)Grain4
6.0 ozHoney Malt (25.0 SRM)Grain5
5.9 ozWhite Wheat Malt (2.4 SRM)Grain6
0.9 ozNugget [13.0%] - Boil 60 minHops7
0.9 ozCitra [12.0%] - Boil 30 minHops8
1.00Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15 min) - NOT INCLUDED: See Accessories! Misc9
0.9 ozCitra [12.0%] - Boil 15 minHops10
0.9 ozCitra [12.0%] - Boil 10 minHops11
0.9 ozCitra [12.0%] - Boil 5 minHops12
1 pkgsCalifornia Ale (White Labs #WLP001)Yeast13
1.2 ozCitra [12.0%] - Dry Hop 12 daysHops14
0.5 ozAmarillo Gold [8.5%] - Dry Hop 12 daysHops15
0.7 ozCitra [12.0%] - Dry Hop 9 daysHops16
0.9 ozAmarillo Gold [8.5%] - Dry Hop 6 daysHops17
1.1 ozCitra [12.0%] - Dry Hop 3 daysHops18
Additional Information
Beer Kit Yield6 Gallons
Recipe and InstructionsCitra Double IPA Complete Instructions
Beer StyleIPA
Regional StyleNo
Original Gravity1073
Total Time to Make6 weeks
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