Indulge in the hop-forward experience with our 60 Minute IPA recipe. Crafted with a meticulous combination of three distinct hop varieties, this IPA delivers a powerful and well-balanced flavor profile that is sure to satisfy even the most discerning hop-heads. With a moderate ABV and a harmonious blend of hops, this beer is an excellent choice for those seeking a flavorful and aromatic brewing adventure. Follow our step-by-step instructions to create your own batch of this enticing 60 Minute IPA.
60 Minute IPA
- 1 Brew kettle or pot
- 1 Mash tun or insulated cooler
- 1 Fermentation vessel (carboy or fermentation bucket)
- 1 Airlock and stopper
- 1 Brewing thermometer
- 1 Brewing spoon or paddle
- 1 Grain mill or pre-crushed grains
- 1 Hydrometer or refractometer
- 1 Wort chiller (immersion or counterflow)
- 1 Auto-siphon or racking cane
- 1 Tubing for transferring and siphoning
- 1 Brewing sanitizer
- 1 Measuring cups and spoons
- 1 Brewing scale
- 1 pH meter or pH strips (optional)
- 1 Brew bag or mesh strainer (optional for mashing)
- 1 Brewing software or calculator (optional for precise measurements)
- 1 Bottles or kegs
- 1 Bottle caps or kegging system
- 1 Bottle capper or kegging equipment
- 1 Carbonation drops or priming sugar
- 1 Tubing for bottling or kegging
For the Mash – Liquor 14 Litres (24½ Pints) – Mash Time 1 hr – Temperature 65°c/149 °F
- 12.2 lb Pale malt (low colour) Quantity 5.5kg
For the Boil – 27 Litres (47½ Pints) – Boil Time 1 hr
- ¼ oz (Hops) Chinook 13.3% When to add – At start of boil (IBU 8.9)
- ¼ oz (Hops) Amarillo 5% When to add – At start of boil (IBU 3.4)
- ¼ oz (Hops) Chinook 13.3% When to add – For last 30 mins of boil (IBU 6.9)
- ¼ oz (Hops) Amarillo 5% When to add – For last 30 mins of boil (IBU 2.6)
- ¼ oz (Hops) Cascade 6.6% When to add – For last 30 mins of boil (IBU 3.4)
Then 7g (oz) each of Chinook, Amarillo, and Cascade every 5 mins until 1 hr is up
- ⅓ oz (Hops) Chinook 13.3% When to add – At turn off (IBU 0.0)
- ⅓ oz (Hops) Amarillo 5% When to add – At turn off (IBU 0.0)
- ⅓ oz (Hops) Cascade 6.6% When to add – At turn off (IBU 0.0)
- 1 tsp Protofloc Other – When to add – For last 15 mins of boil
To Ferment – 18°C (64°F) – Conditioning 6 weeks at 12°C (54°F)
- 1 White Labs WLP001 California Ale
- Heat 14 liters (24½ pints) of liquor to a temperature of 65°C (149°F).
- Add 12.2 lb (5.5 kg) of Pale malt (low color) to the liquor.
- Maintain the mash temperature at 65°C (149°F) for 1 hour.
- In a separate pot, bring 27 liters (47½ pints) of liquor to a boil.
- At the start of the boil, add ¼ oz of Chinook hops (13.3% alpha acid) and ¼ oz of Amarillo hops (5% alpha acid).
- After 30 minutes of boiling, add ¼ oz of Chinook hops (13.3% alpha acid), ¼ oz of Amarillo hops (5% alpha acid), and ¼ oz of Cascade hops (6.6% alpha acid).
- Every 5 minutes for the remaining 30 minutes of the boil, add 7 grams (approximately 0.25 oz) each of Chinook, Amarillo, and Cascade hops.
- For the last 15 minutes of the boil, add 1 tsp of Protofloc.
- Cool the boiled wort to a temperature of 18°C (64°F).
- Transfer the cooled wort to a fermentation vessel.
- Pitch White Labs WLP001 California Ale yeast into the fermentation vessel.
- Seal the vessel with an airlock and allow fermentation to take place at 18°C (64°F) for approximately 28 days.
- After fermentation, transfer the beer to a secondary vessel for conditioning.
- Condition the beer at a temperature of 12°C (54°F) for 6 weeks.
- This extended conditioning period will help develop the flavors and carbonation in the beer.
Ready to Drink:
- After the conditioning period, the "60 Minute IPA" will be ready to drink.
- The estimated ABV is 5.7%, and the beer has a bitterness rating of 60 IBU and a color rating of 6.5 EBC.
|Makes 🍻||Ready to Drink 🍺||Estimated ABV||Bitterness Rating||Color Rating|
|23 Litres (40 Pints)||7 Weeks||5.7%||60 IBU||6.5 EBC|
Experience the Hop-Forward Delight: 60 Minute IPA Recipe
Discover the exhilarating world of hop flavors with our meticulously crafted 60 Minute IPA recipe. If you’re a fan of bold and complex beers, this recipe is a must-try. By incorporating three different hop varieties and careful timing, we’ve created an IPA that strikes the perfect balance between powerful flavor and enticing aroma. Get ready for a brewing adventure that will captivate your taste buds and leave you craving more.
A Flavorful Symphony of Hops
Our 60 Minute IPA recipe is a carefully crafted symphony of hop flavors. With precise hop additions and timing, this beer delivers a remarkable balance of bitterness, aroma, and complexity. Each sip reveals a harmonious blend of Chinook, Amarillo, and Cascade hops, resulting in a truly captivating drinking experience. Whether you’re a seasoned hop enthusiast or looking to explore the world of IPAs, this recipe promises to impress your palate.
FAQ on Making this 60 Minute IPA Recipe
What is the estimated ABV (Alcohol By Volume) of the final beer?
The estimated ABV of the 60 Minute IPA is 5.7%.
What is the recommended fermentation temperature for this recipe?
The recommended fermentation temperature for the 60 Minute IPA is 18°C (64°F).
How long should the beer condition after fermentation?
After fermentation, the beer should be conditioned for 6 weeks at a temperature of 12°C (54°F).
Can I use a different yeast strain instead of White Labs WLP001?
Yes, you can use a different yeast strain if desired. However, it may alter the flavor profile of the beer.
What is the recommended mash time and temperature?
The recommended mash time for the 60 Minute IPA is 1 hour at a temperature of 65°C (149°F).