New England IPA Recipe

This New England IPA recipe is perfect for those who love a hazy, juicy beer with a soft bitterness and a creamy mouthfeel. With a combination of Pilsner malt, flaked oats, and a variety of hops, this beer is sure to be a hit with IPA fans.

New England IPA

This new and incredibly popular IPA style is characterised by three things: a super soft bitterness, a hazy, thick, creamy mouthfeel, and a massive dry hopping.
Prep Time1 hour
Cook Time1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time14 days 2 hours 15 minutes
Course: Beer
Cuisine: Larger
Servings: 40 pints
Calories: 200kcal
Author: Dan Smullen


  • 1 Large pot or mash tun
  • 1 Fermentation vessel (carboy or bucket)
  • 1 Airlock and stopper
  • 1 Hydrometer and test jar
  • 1 Thermometer
  • 1 Auto-siphon
  • 1 Bottles or kegging equipment
  • 1 Bottle capper or kegging system
  • 1 Sanitizer (such as StarSan)
  • 1 Funnel
  • 1 Large spoon or paddle for stirring
  • 1 Muslin bag for hops
  • 1 Digital scale for weighing ingredients


For the Mash – Liquor 14.5 Litres (25 1/2Pints) – Mash Time 1 hr – Temperature 66°C (151°F)

  • 8 lb Pilsner malt Quantity 4 kg
  • 2 1/4 lb Flaked oats Quantity 1 kg

For the Boil – 27 Litres (47 1/2 Pints) – Boil Time 1 hr – 15 mins

  • 1 3/4 oz ( Hops )Simcoe 13.8% When to add – At turn off
  • 1 3/4 oz ( Hops ) Amarillo 10.1% When to add – At turn off
  • 1 tsp ( Hops ) Protofloc Other – When to add – For last 15 mins of boil

To Ferment – 20°C (68°F)- Conditioning 4 weeks at 10°C (50°F)

  • 1 Wyeast 1318 London Ale III Yeast
  • 5 1/2 oz ( Hops )Citra 13.8% When to add – For last 3 days
  • 3 1/2 oz ( Hops )Galaxy 14.5% When to add – For last 3 days



  • Heat 14.5 litres (25 1/2 pints) of liquor to 66°C (151°F) in a large pot or mash tun.
  • Add 8 lbs of Pilsner malt and 2 1/4 lbs of flaked oats to the heated liquor and stir to combine.
  • Maintain the mash temperature at 66°C (151°F) for 1 hour.
  • After 1 hour, drain the wort from the mash and sparge with hot water to extract as much sugar as possible from the grains.


  • Heat 27 litres (47 1/2 pints) of water in a large pot.
  • Once the water is boiling, add the wort from the mash and bring to a boil again.
  • Add 1 3/4 oz of Simcoe hops and 1 3/4 oz of Amarillo hops at turn off.
  • Add 1 tsp of Protofloc for the last 15 minutes of the boil.


  • Cool the wort to 20°C (68°F) and transfer it to a sanitized fermentation vessel.
  • Pitch 1 Wyeast 1318 London Ale III yeast and ferment for 14 days at 20°C (68°F).
  • After 14 days, add 5 1/2 oz of Citra hops and 3 1/2 oz of Galaxy hops to the fermenter and allow to condition for 4 weeks at 10°C (50°F).
  • After 4 weeks, bottle or keg the beer and enjoy!
Makes 🍻Ready to Drink 🍺Estimated ABVBitterness RatingColor Rating
23 Litres (40 Pints)3 Weeks5.9%29.9 IBU8.3 EBC

Unique Characteristics of New England IPA

New England IPA is a popular beer style known for its unique characteristics. This beer is known for its hazy, juicy appearance, creamy mouthfeel, and soft bitterness. It’s a great choice for beer lovers who enjoy a fruity and hoppy aroma with a refreshing taste.

The Perfect Recipe for New England IPA

This recipe combines Pilsner malt, flaked oats, and a variety of hops to create the perfect New England IPA. The use of Simcoe and Amarillo hops at turn off provides a fruity and citrusy flavor, while dry hopping with Citra and Galaxy adds a layer of complexity and aroma.

Easy to Make

This recipe is easy to make, even for those who are new to homebrewing. With a few basic pieces of equipment, you can make this New England IPA in the comfort of your own home. The recipe includes step-by-step instructions to ensure that you get the best results possible.

A Delicious Beer to Share

Whether you’re an experienced homebrewer or just getting started, this New England IPA recipe is definitely worth a try. The beer’s unique flavor and aroma make it a great choice for sharing with friends and family. So why not give this recipe a try and see for yourself why New England IPA has become such a popular beer style?

FAQ on Making this New England IPA Recipe

What are the ingredients and quantities needed to make this New England IPA?

The ingredients are Pilsner malt, flaked oats, Simcoe, Amarillo, Citra, Galaxy hops, Protofloc, and Wyeast 1318 London Ale III yeast.

What is the role of flaked oats in this recipe?

Flaked oats contribute to the hazy and creamy mouthfeel of the beer.

What is dry hopping and when is it added to this recipe?

Dry hopping is the process of adding hops to beer during fermentation or conditioning to enhance aroma and flavor. In this recipe, Citra and Galaxy hops are added for the last 3 days of fermentation.

Can this recipe be modified for different hop varieties?

Yes, this recipe can be modified by substituting different hop varieties, although it may affect the flavor profile of the beer.

What type of equipment is needed to make this recipe?

To make this recipe, you will need a brewing kettle, fermenting vessel, airlock, thermometer, hydrometer, racking cane, and bottling equipment.

What is the recommended brewing temperature and time for this recipe?

The mash temperature is 66°C (151°F) and the boil time is 1 hour and 15 minutes.

How long does it take to ferment and condition this beer?

The beer is fermented at 20°C (68°F) for 14 days and conditioned for 4 weeks at 10°C (50°F).

How long can this beer be stored and still retain its quality?

This beer can be stored for up to 6 months if stored in a cool, dark place.

What is the recommended serving temperature for this New England IPA?

The recommended serving temperature is 8-12°C (45-55°F).

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Hi, I'm Dan, founder of BeerIsMyLife. I've been an avid homebrewer for over ten years, and beer is my true passion. I've traveled all over the world, visiting breweries, tasting beer, as well as making my own batches. I set up this blog to share that experience with you.