Myers boys are Hopheads IPA

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Submitted By: bbrodka (Shared)
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Batch Size: 5.00 galStyle: India Pale Ale ( 7 )
Boil Size: 5.58 galStyle Guide: BJCP 1999
Color: 8.3 SRMEquipment: My Equipment
Bitterness: 63.3 IBUsBoil Time: 45 min
Est OG: 1.073 (17.7° P)
Est FG: 1.014 SG (3.5° P)Fermentation: My Aging Profile
ABV: 7.8%Taste Rating: 35.0

Amount Name Type #
5.00 gal Seattle, WA Water 1
1 lbs Extra Light Dry Extract (3.0 SRM) Dry Extract 2
7 lbs Pale Liquid Extract (8.0 SRM) Extract 3
2.00 oz Northern Brewer [8.5%] - Boil 45 min Hops 4
1.00 tsp Irish Moss (Boil 10 min) Misc 5
1.00 oz Pearle [7.8%] - Boil 5 min Hops 6
1.0 pkgs British Ale (White Labs #WLP005) Yeast 7
2 lbs Honey (1.0 SRM) Sugar 8
1.00 oz Amarillo Gold [8.5%] - Dry Hop 28 days Hops 9
4.00 oz Oak Chips (Secondary 7 days) Misc 10

Taste Notes

Crisp clean IPA worthy of the two great friends it was named after! They think it may have been the best one we have brewed yet.


Started my yeast 4 days prior to brew , pitching yeast culture volume=150ml. Watch out, the high alcohol and alpha acid content might stall carbonation. I used Coopers carbination drops at bottle and it took a longer time to carbonate than I expected. I recomend at least 4 weeks at a cooler temp than 75.0F

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