Abby Imperial UK IPA
IPA imperialization is not just for Americans. Here we get an organic hippy spin on a British IPA that harkens back to the day when beers were stronger.
Style: British Imperial IPA
Brew Type: All Grain
For 6.0 gallons at 1.090, 18 SRM, 80 IBUs, 9.6 percent ABV
Follow the Single-Infusion Brew Process.
The sugar additions in this recipe is designed to yield a beer with a lower finishing gravity. This is critical to a successful imperial beer.
17.00 pounds Maris Otter Malt
2.00 pounds British Crystal 40L
2.00 pounds Dark Brown Sugar (Add during the boil)
12.50 pounds Pale Liquid Malt Extract (LME)
4.25 ounces Spalt (4.5 percent AA) Pellet for 60 minutes
1.50 ounces Organic Hallertaur (8.00 percent AA) Whole for 15 minutes
1.00 ounce East Kent Goldings (4.7 percent AA) Whole for 5 minutes
0.50 ounce Organic Hallertaur (8.00 percent AA) Whole for 1 minute
1 tablet Whirlfloc
1 tablespoon Yeast Nutrient
Wyeast 1056 Chico Ale/WLP001 California Ale/US-05 American Ale
Saccharification Rest 153°F 90 minutes