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Home » Recipes » Hop Me Mr. Wizard Imperial IPA
Hop Me Mr. Wizard Imperial IPA
Jeezy Peezy, I know it seems silly, but check it out. 2 months, 3 Double IPAs! Nancy enlisted the assistance of BJ's brewer, David "Griff" Griffths both in formulation and in procurement. Thanks to Griff Nance could throw a mess of Summit hops at the beast. Check out the absurd 49 ounces of knockout hops!
Style:    Double IPA
Brewed by:    Nancy Gold and the Shop Brew Crew
Batch Size:    30 Gallons
Boil Time:    90 Minutes
Estimated OG    1.093
Actual OG    1.090
Est. IBU    125.6 IBUs
Efficency    73%
Est. Color    10.8 SRM

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Recipe Index | Promash File
Grains, Extracts, Sugars
Malt Name Maltser Amount Percentage
Marris Otter Malt Crisp 70.0 lbs 80.9%
Caravienne 8.0 lbs 9.2%
Honey Malt Gambrinus 5.0 lbs 5.8%
Beet Sugar 3.0 lbs 3.5%
Crystal 60L 1.0 lbs 1.2%
Name Form Alpha Amount Time
Summit Pellet 18.1% 3.0 oz FWH
Summit Pellet 18.1% 3.5 oz 60
Simcoe Pellet 12.0% 8.00 oz 20
Amarillo Pellet 10.0% 8.00 oz 20
Glacier Pellet 5.5% 24.00 oz 0
Simcoe Pellet 12.0% 24.00 oz 0
Summit Pellet 18.1% 1.0 oz 0
Man. Code Name Type Amount (Starter)
White Labs WLP001 California Ale Liquid Slurry from BJ's
Mash Schedule
Step Rest Temp Rest Time Heat Water
Sacchrification 151°F 60 Infusion
Mashout 168°F 20
Sparge 170°F
Handful of Whirlfloc (15 minutes in boil)

Almost all the hops were in regular hop bags, except the final knock out hops which went into a giant nylon fruit bag!


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