Like hops? Well, with the kind help from some of the most popular brewers of hoppy beers, we’ve rounded up a bunch of recipes that are sure to get any hophead salivating.
Bell’s Brewery Two Hearted Ale (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.064 FG = 1.013 IBU = 56 SRM = 8 ABV = 7% Bell’s flagship IPA is brewed with 100% Centennial
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.’s Celebration clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.064 FG = 1.016 IBU = 65 SRM = 12 ABV = 6.8% First brewed in 1981, Sierra Nevada explains
“A traditional India Pale Ale, the Elissa IPA is very hoppy with a properly balanced malty body. Elissa has huge hop additions in the kettle that give it a wonderful bitterness and is then dry-hopped in the fermenter to create the pleasant floral, hoppy nose. Our reverse osmosis water makes the bitter very soft with no harsh notes to it. The maltiness is derived from British Maris Otter malt. Its rich flavor stands up to the hops that would otherwise dominate this beer. The Elissa is an authentic version of an India Pale Ale (IPA) style.”
North Coast Brewing Co.’s Acme IPA clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.062 FG = 1.011 IBU = 56 SRM = 7 ABV = 6.6% Ingredients 11.33 lbs. (5.1 kg) Great Western
Lagunitas Brewing Company: Lagunitas IPA (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.061 FG = 1.016 IBU = 67 SRM = 9 ABV = 6.2% The flagship IPA that Lagunitas built their brewing
Imperial IPA (I2PA) clone Rogue Ales, Oregon (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.080 FG = 1.020 IBU = 62 SRM = 7 ABV = 7.8% Ingredients 16.25 lbs. (7.4 kg) British pale
Originally brewed to be part of a first-ever “Double IPA festival” back in 2000, Pliny has become the standard by which many modern double IPAs are measured. As with any hop-heavy beer, Pliny is best enjoyed fresh, while the massive hop aroma is at its peak.
Bear Republic Brewing Company: Racer 5 IPA (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.070 FG = 1.015 IBU = 75 SRM = 6 ABV = 7.5% This full-bodied West Coast IPA is
Bear Republic Brewing Company: Hop Rod Rye (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.072 FG = 1.017 IBU = 84 SRM = 11 ABV = 7.7% This high-gravity IPA is brewed with
Three Floyds Brewing Company: Dreadnaught (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.084 FG = 1.021 IBU = 100+ SRM = 11 ABV = 8.9% This unforgettable imperial IPA features an intense citrus