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  • Double Down Under

    This Australia inspired Double IPA features Galaxy, Ella, and Enigma hops along with White Labs Australian Ale vault strain which ferments clean with a “bready” ester character.

    Type: Ale

    Style: India Pale Ale

    Batch Size: 5 gallons

    Recipe Type: Extract only

    Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Staff


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    6.6 lbs CBW® Pale Ale LME Boil 60 minutes Malt Extract
    1.0 lb CBW® Sparkling Amber DME Boil 60 minutes Malt Extract
    1.5 lbs Cane Sugar Boil 60 minutes
    0.5 oz Galaxy Hops (16% AAU) Boil 60 minutes
    1.0 oz Galaxy Hops (16% AAU) Boil 15 minutes
    1.5 oz Galaxy Hops (16% AAU) Boil 5 minutes
    2.0 oz Ella Hops (15% AAU) Dry Hop
    2.0 oz Enigma Hops (18% AAU) Dry Hop
    2 packs WLP009 Australian Ale Yeast (plus 1/4 pack for bottle conditioning) Fermenter


    1. Dissolve extract and sugar in 5 gallons of water
    2. Bring to boil, add 0.5 oz of Galaxy hops
    3. Boil for 45 minutes, then add 1.0 oz of Galaxy hops
    4. Boil for 10 minutes, then add 1.5 oz Galaxy hops
    5. Boil remaining 5 minutes
    6. Turn off heat and cool wort to 66°F
    7. Transfer to fermenter
    8. Pitch two packs of WLP009 Australian Ale Yeast

    Primary Fermentation: PRIMARY FERMENTATION: 1-2 weeks at 66-68°F

    Secondary Fermentation: 2 weeks at 34-40°F. Dry hop with 2 oz Ella and Enigma hops.

    Fermentation Notes: Force carbonate, or bottle condition with dissolved priming sugar and ¼ pack of WLP009 Australian Ale Yeast for 2-3 weeks

    Original Gravity: 1.067

    Final Gravity: 1.012

    Alcohol by Weight:

    Alcohol by Volume: 7.2%

    IBU: 60

    Color: 13 SRM