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  • The Woodsman IPA

    A prominent piney and floral aroma with enough malt flavor to round out this IPA.

    Type: Ale

    Style: India Pale Ale

    Batch Size: 5 gallons

    Recipe Type: Extract with grain

    Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Staff


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    6.6 lbs CBW® Golden Light LME 60 min boil Extract, LME
    2.0 lbs CBW® Golden Light DME 60 min boil Extract, DME
    0.25 lbs Caramel Malt 80L Steep Grain Caramel, Crystal
    0.5 oz Centennial Hops (9.0% AAU) 60 min boil
    0.25 oz each Simcoe and Amarillo Hops (12% and 8% AAU) 30 min boil
    0.5 oz each Simcoe and Amarillo Hops (12% and 8% AAU) 5 min boil
    1.25 oz each Simcoe and Amarillo Hops (12% and 8% AAU) Secondary Fermentation
    2 packs WLP001 California Ale Yeast Fermenter
    1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient 10 min boil


    1. Dissolve extracts in warm water, heat to 170ºF
    2. Steep Caramel Malt for 30 minutes at 170ºF
    3. Remove grain and bring to a boil
    4. Add 60-minute Hops, boil for 30 minutes
    5. Add 30-minute Hops, boil for 20 minutes
    6. Add Servomyces Yeast Nutrient, boil 5 minutes
    7. Add 5-minute Hops, boil 5 minutes
    8. Turn heat off and cool wort to 69ºF
    9. Transfer to fermenter
    10. Pitch two packs of WLP001 California Ale Yeast

    Primary Fermentation: 2-3 weeks at 67-71ºF

    Secondary Fermentation: Add 1.25 oz of Simcoe and Amarillo Hops, ferment for 4 days, then transfer off hops

    Fermentation Notes: Force carbonate, or bottle condition with dissolved priming sugar and 1/4 pack of WLP001 California Ale Yeast for 2-3 weeks

    Original Gravity: 1.063

    Final Gravity: 1.014

    Alcohol by Weight:

    Alcohol by Volume: 6.5%

    IBU: 45

    Color: 40 SRM