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Here’s the breakdown; Warrior for clean bittering, Centennial for that classic floral/citrus flavor, and finished with a 1-2 punch of Citra and Simcoe for an intense hop finish that covers a wide range of flavors and aromas - from dank and piney to bright and fruity. The Superstructure performs just as designed, bringing malt complexity and depth of flavor without distracting from the hops. Highrise IPA recipe kit with Superstructure - its a flavor skyscraper.
Recommended: 2-stage fermentation and yeast starter.
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Beer Kit Yield 5 Gallons Recipe and Instructions Click Here for Highrise IPA Kit Brewing Instructions Regional Style USA Original Gravity 1068 Total Time to Make 6 weeks
4.5 / 5.021 ReviewsTakes timeI brewed this about 3 months ago and I am down to my last 4 bottles. 1L yeast starter, 66-68 degrees F primary. Dry hopped in secondary and lost some volume to hop particles. I used a hop bag for my Surly Furious batch later and I wish I had done that here also. This is a balanced IPA. It is bitter but has a complex malt taste. IPA lovers enjoy it. My "summer shandy" friends can't handle it. It really hits its stride about 6 weeks after bottling. Give it time in the bottle. I'm hoarding the last few.September 24, 2014high-ER-riseI made this kit straight from the sheet and it was well received. I made it a second time adding 1lb of wheat dme and changed the late addition hops to 2 oz simco and dry hopping 2 oz of citra. Excellent !! Better head retention, aroma and a bit more ABV. This will be one of my staples.March 1, 2015Awesome and well balanced.I brewed this beer about a month and a half ago and I couldn't be more pleased with how it turned out. I followed the directions and ended up with some great beer. This was my 3rd batch I've made.One thing that went wrong however was when I dry hopped. I followed the recommendation of other reviewers and added an additional 1 oz of Citra and 1 oz of Simcoe in addition to the 1 oz of Citra and 1 oz of Simply Select already included. I did NOT however, use a bag for the hops when I put them in and ended up with four inches of thick sludge that made it nearly impossible to bottle. (I usually do not do a secondary and in this case I regretted it.) Make sure you bag your hops and rack to secondary otherwise you'll end up with 4 gallons instead of 5. Lesson learned.The beer is so good I want to cry that I don't have that additional gallon. So all this being said, it's an amazing beer. Citrusy, dank and well balanced malt. The tropical fruits smack you in the face and I love it. It leans towards a West Coast style of Double IPA because those piney hops really take a backseat to the dank, dark and citrusy ones. Really, really, smooth as well. The malt blend lends a satisfying body to a beer style that is too often plagued with thin, watery examples. I feel like Gollum whenever I'm asked to share one of these with a friend. That should be reason alone to purchase this kit. Overall I ended up with about 4 gallons of beer at 7.8% ABV and 70 IBUs. I couldn't describe a better IPA that combines drinkability (Though you do have to take it easy here) taste, and the wonderful body that the SuperStructure Malt gives. Buy this.August 3, 2015Highrise ipaGreat every time. My favorite beer.April 24, 2016WOWA fantastic brew. This is a must. The hops hit you, the malt and hop balance is fabulous. Drank this in a blind test with the Vermont Heady Topper with a group of 5 beer snobs. Hands down, everyone prefered the Highrise. Even my wonderful wife loves this brew. Worst part is she wants to share it with our visiting guests, and the beer flies out of the fridge.July 8, 2014Another Great IPAKegged this beer last weekend. After a couple of days on co2 I had to taste.....and it turned out great! I followed the recipe, but I hopped it up a little for the dry hops. I did 1 oz simcoe, cascade, citra and .5 Amarillo leaf hops for the 1st dry hop, then 1 oz simcoe, cascade and citra for the 2nd dry hop 4 days before racking. Cant wait to have this beer after being on co2 for a few more days. I also opted to try the Vermont GIGAYEAST for the first time. I got a little nervous about not doing a starter, but it finally kicked in after a couple of days right out of the pouch. Also....I have citra and simcoe in the hop rocket for one last punch in the face. DANK!!!June 23, 2015Amazing balance, hoppy goodnessBrewed this about 7 weeks ago. It spent 4 weeks in primary. I did not use secondary and used Irish moss for clarity. Dry hopped with simcoe and citra for 6 days. The galena hops are an excellent choice for this beer and the superstructure malt extract ensured that it was well balanced. After three weeks in the keg, this beer is pretty much perfect. I will absolutely keep this in regular rotation.April 19, 2014Wonderful beerI have been brewing for about a year now. This was my 7th beer, and first that I kegged. Absolutely amazing balance, flavor, and the finished alcohol content ain't too bad too boot. Even my fiancee, who does not like IPAs, loves this beer.January 31, 2015GREATIt's only been 2 days since bottling day and I had to sample one. if it tastes this amazing now, i cant wait what it will taste like in a month! Very hoppy, great aroma.September 12, 2014
Browse 1 question Browse 1 question and 5 answersDoes it matter what style of yeast I choose at checkout?BEST ANSWER: Yes. The dry yeast has 2 to 3 times more yeast cells. With a higher gravity beer it's helpful to double up on yeast. If you choose liquid yeast you will need several packets or time to culture yeast from the packet in a yeast starter setup. It's also good to check the preferred temp range of the yeast options to make sure your fermentation is healthy.