Based off of one of the most exceptional east coast beers (in our humble opinion) on the market, this double IPA instantly became one of our favorite ingredient kits! Our version of a Heady Topper clone recipe is packed with almost a pound of hops, and is definitely a beer that will have hopheads in hopheaven.
One of the first things we noticed when pouring this beer into the pint glass was the aroma. With a dry hop addition consisting of Apollo, Centennial, Columbus, Simcoe®, and Amarillo® hops, we weren't necessarily surprised. Impressed is more like it. A balanced malt profile helps to tame the bitterness, allowing the hop flavor and aroma to be the true star in this recipe.
If you're a fan of IPAs, double IPAs, or anything having to do with hops, this Heady Topper clone is one beer you need to brew!
Estimated OG: 1.073-1.078
Estimated IBU's: 105-110
Estimated alcohol ABV%: 8-8.3%
Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags, yeast or priming sugar. The recommended yeast(s) can be found below. All grains will come milled.
WLP001 - White Labs California Ale
WY1056 - Wyeast American
GY001 - GigaYeast NorCal Ale #1
IYA07 - Imperial Flagship
Simcoe® is a registered trademark owned by Yakima Chief Hops, LLC.
Amarillo® is a trademark owned by Virgil Gamache Farms, Inc.
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|Beer Style||IPA & Imperial IPA|
|Ready to Drink Within||2-4 Weeks|
|Alcohol Content||High (7-9%)|
|Bitterness||Very High (71ibu+)|
|Fermentation Temp Range||64-72|