Fruit Bazooka New England IPA All Grain Beer Recipe Kit

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As you may have noticed, these days haze is all the craze in the IPA world. After many, many test batches we are proud to present our version of this juicy style - Fruit Bazooka NE IPA. Only mildly bitter, the hop charges in this beer recipe kit create a blast of in-your-face flavors ranging from ripe mango, orchard fruits, melon, lime and passion fruit to subtle pine and floral notes. Fruit Bazooka is perfectly hazy thanks to the use of flaked oats, wheat malt, massive dry hopping, and a relatively non-flocculent yeast strain. The name itself was suggested by a homebrewer who witnessed our first tasting notes. And as it implies, this brew is bursting with an intense payload of citrus and tropical fruitiness.

Brewing Notes:

  • Style: NE IPA
  • Fermentation Range: 75-80F
  • OG: 1.064
  • SRM: 4
  • IBUs: 50
  • ABV: 6.7%
Tasting Notes:
  • Aroma:Prominent fruit aromas of ripe tropical fruits, citrus and pineapple. Clean pilsner malt character.
  • Appearance:Light golden color with considerable haze. Firm white foam cap with good persistence.
  • Flavor:Reminiscent of a tropical fruit salad. Mango, peach, passionfruit and pineapple flavors with low pine and floral notes. Low to moderate bitterness. Clean pilsner malt background flavor.
  • Mouthfeel:Medium body with noticeable creaminess. Smooth, long, silky finish.
  • Overall Impression:Very hop-forward, but relatively low bitterness for an IPA. A medley of fruit flavors dominates the beer, while the soft pilsner malt quietly sits in the background. Very easy drinking for an ale of such strength.

 

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SKU

B11493 - Unmilled
B11494 - Crushed

Beer Color Light
Original Gravity

1.064

Total Time to Make 6 weeks
Regional Style USA
Alcohol Content Medium
Yield 5 Gallons
Beer Style IPA
Fermentation Type Ale

Notes from Brad, Northern Brewer Development Brewer:

"This recipe is the result of many test brews utilizing all sorts of techniques to achieve a well balanced NE style IPA. In order to maximize hop flavor while keeping bitterness restrained you will find that there are actually no boil hop additions in this kit. Instead, all of the hops are added after the boil and allowed to steep (whirlpool) for 20 minutes and then followed up with two separate dry hop additions. This serves to get the hop oils into the wort for great flavor and aroma, and the limited steep time only lets a relatively small amount of the total alpha acids to isomerize to create moderate bitterness. Because the yeast strain is a very important driver of flavor and appearance, we are only offering this recipe kit with two very similar liquid yeast strains. The low flocculation of this strain will help create the haze this style is known for, while also creating flavors of pineapple, mango and tropical fruits to accentuate the hops. If you really want to use a dry yeast strain, choose a relatively clean fermenting and lower flocculating strain and ferment on the high end of the temperature range to encourage increased ester production.

Customer Reviews

Based on 115 reviews
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Jerry W.
Great summer beer

Not really a fan of IPA style beer’s I decided to try something different for the hot summers down south what a pleasant surprise this beer is great. Overall this beer was spot on with flavor and a great hop aroma real eat to drink in the heat of summer can’t wait to brew this awesome beer again.

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Wes S.

The greens came hole, and uncrushed which didn't extract sugars and made my beer terrible

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John F.
One of my favorite homebrew IPAs

My batch of all-grain Fruit Bazooka New England IPA came out great. I always end up short on the OG so I added an extra pound of malt and hit my OG perfectly. Lots of citrus/fruit notes - didn't share much of this one! I liked that this recipe used some hops I haven't seen in most of the other NG IPAs (like Azacca and Ekuanot).

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Travis B.

Great taste

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JOHN D.
Bazooka

Turned out very good. Nice hazy and fruity with out being very sweet. All the neighbors loved it. even those that are not big IPA fans.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 115 reviews
82%
(94)
14%
(16)
4%
(5)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
J
Jerry W.
Great summer beer

Not really a fan of IPA style beer’s I decided to try something different for the hot summers down south what a pleasant surprise this beer is great. Overall this beer was spot on with flavor and a great hop aroma real eat to drink in the heat of summer can’t wait to brew this awesome beer again.

W
Wes S.

The greens came hole, and uncrushed which didn't extract sugars and made my beer terrible

J
John F.
One of my favorite homebrew IPAs

My batch of all-grain Fruit Bazooka New England IPA came out great. I always end up short on the OG so I added an extra pound of malt and hit my OG perfectly. Lots of citrus/fruit notes - didn't share much of this one! I liked that this recipe used some hops I haven't seen in most of the other NG IPAs (like Azacca and Ekuanot).

T
Travis B.

Great taste

J
JOHN D.
Bazooka

Turned out very good. Nice hazy and fruity with out being very sweet. All the neighbors loved it. even those that are not big IPA fans.