Imperial IPA


Here is an Imperial IPA I put together I haven’t brewed yet.  I plan on brewing this for an upcoming wedding beer.  The groom is a big IPA fan.  I based my beer on recipes I saw for Pliny the Elder.  I’ve never drank a Pliny the Elder but it looks like a good beer.

Wedding Day IIPA

O.G. 1.070

F.G. 1.014

IBU: 111

SRM: 10

A.B.V 7.2%


15 pounds 2 row

8 oz Crystal 45

8 oz Carapils

1 poind corn sugar


3 oz Cluster hops (90 mins)

0.75 oz Cluster Hops (45 mins)

1 oz Kent Golding (30 mins)

1 oz Centennial (10 mins)

1 oz Kent golding (5 mins)


Dry hop

1 oz Columbus

1 oz Simcoe

1 oz Centennial


Single Infusion mash at 150 degrees Fahrenheit for 60 minutes

Add the hops during the times indicated.

Ferment 2 or 3 weeks.

Dry Hop the hops in secondary another 2 or 3 weeks.

Keg and enjoy.


It’s going to be fall before I brew this, but I wanted to share.  If you brew this email me and let me know what you think.



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