IPA - Tropical Session White IPA

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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.

Author: Drew Beechum

Source: July/August 2016 issue of Zymurgy magazine

Style: White IPA

Tasting Notes: This refreshing wheat beverage has an IPA-level hopping that is sure to please palates of all kinds. Wheat beverage sweetness paired with tropical fruit hops makes Beechum’s spin on a white session IPA a winner!


19L @ 65% efficiency

OG 1.046
FG 1.011
ABV  4.5
SRM  5
IBU  55
Mash Temp 68°C (154°F)
Mash Time 60 minutes


Ingredients Quantity Addition and Time
 5.5 lb  Mash 60 min
Wheat malt  4 lb  Mash 60 min
 28g  Boil 60 min
Amarillo/Citra/Galaxy  14g/14g/14g  Flameout/whirlpool

Yeast included with this kit: US-05

Notes: With wheat making up almost 50% of this grist, it highly recommended to add a pound of Rice Hulls to the mash.  Rice hulls are not included with the kit ingredients.

Liquid yeast recommendations:

White Labs: WLP001, WLP090

Escarpment Labs: Cali Ale, American Ale or Anchorman Ale