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  • Hop Bomb Imperial IPA

    Quaffable after a big day of shooting the curl, this insanely hoppy, big beer is quite crisp and refreshing due to its high attenuation and incredible floral character.

    Type: Ale

    Style: India Pale Ale

    Batch Size: 5 gallons

    Recipe Type: Extract with grain

    Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    6.6 lbs CBW® Sparkling Amber LME Extract, LME
    2 lbs CBW® Pilsen Light DME Extract, DME
    2 lbs Cane Sugar Boil 15 minutes
    4 lbs Caramel Malt 60L Caramel, Crystal
    1.5 oz Magnum Hops (13% AA) Boil 60 minutes
    1 oz Amarillo Hops (9% AA) Boil 15 minutes
    1 oz Amarillo Hops (9% AA)
    1 oz Simcoe Hops Dry hop
    1 oz Cascade Hops Dry hop
    2 vials WLP001 California Ale Yeast


    1. Perform mini-mash with 4 gallons of water and grains
    2. Steep at 152-158ºF for 30 minutes
    3. Add extract
    4. Bring to a boil
    5. Add bittering hops and continue to boil
    6. Add remaining hops and cane sugar and indicated
    7. Remove from heat
    8. Cool to 72ºF
    9. Transfer to primary fermenter
    10. Fill to desired level with cold water
    11. Oxygenate and pitch yeast
    12. Add dry hops after secondary fermentation

    Primary Fermentation: 10 days at 70ºF

    Secondary Fermentation: 14 days at 35ºF

    Fermentation Notes: Bottle condition with Pilsen Light DME or force carbonate

    Original Gravity: 1.081

    Final Gravity: 1.016

    Alcohol by Weight: 6.8%

    Alcohol by Volume: 8.5%


    Color: 15 SRM