Ballantine IPA Clone

Source: Tim Neall
Recipe added: 02/01/99

This is a variation of a recipe posted on the HBD. It is a decpetively smooth beer with a nice amber color and caramel/hoppy aroma. It packs a wallop and has a nice assertive bitterness. Very nice beer. Not sure how close it is to the real thing but who cares? It is yummy.


Recipe type: All Grain
Batch Size: 5 gallons
Starting Gravity: 1.066
Finishing Gravity: 1.010
Time in Boil: 70 minutes
Primary Fermentation: 21 days



Mash in with 1.25 qts. per pound at 136. Rest at 122 degrees for 15 minutes. Add 1.25 gallons boiling water to raise temperature to 152 degrees. Hold for 45 minutes. Raise with heat to 158 degrees. Hold for 10 minutes. Raise to 165 degrees and hold for 10 minutes. Sparge with 5 gallons of water. Boil for 10 minutes and then follow above hopping schedule. Force cool, pitch yeast and aerate. Ferment to completion. Bottle with 2/3 C. corn sugar.
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