IPA - Root Down Bine IPA Clone

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PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: I understand that this kit is for all-grain brewers and requires specialized equipment and knowledge to brew. East Coast Hoppers Kits include Instructions and BeerSmith files to help determine strike and sparge volumes and temperatures. Other kits may require brewing software or a knowlege of brewing calculations to determine water volumes and temperatures. It is up to the brewer to determine if this kit is appropriate for their equipment and techniques.

Brewery: Root Down Brewing Company

Brewery website: http://www.rootdownbrewing.com/

Author: Michael Bury

Source: BYO May-June 2020

Style: IPA 

Tasting Notes: IPA where the malt takes a backseat to the hops with piney, resinous, ctirus and tripical fruit flavors and aromas. 


19L @ 65% efficiency

OG 1.062
FG 1.012
ABV  6.5
SRM  5
IBU  60
Mash Temp 68°C (154°F)
Mash Time 40-60 minutes


Ingredients Quantity Addition and Time
 2-row  6 lb  Mash 60 min
Pilsner   4 lb Mash 60 min
Vienna 2 lb Mash 60 min
Dextrose  0.5 lb  Boil 20 min
Warrior  21g  Boil 75 min
Centennial/Mosaic/Citra  14g/7g/7g Boil 7 min
Centennial/Mosaic/Citra 14g/21g/21g Flameout (0 min)
Amarillo/Mosaic/Citra 22g/35g/40g Whirlpool 20 min

Yeast included with this kit: US-05

Notes: add flameout hops and whirlpool for 20 minutes then chill to 82°C (180°F) and add the Whirlpool hops. Continue to whirlpool for an additional 20 minutes before chilling to pitch temp.

Liquid Yeast Recommendations:

White Labs:  WLP001, WLP008 or WLP067 

Escarpment Labs: Cali Ale, Foggy London, or Vermont