Beer Style: American IPA

  • Little Late – India Pale Ale (IPA)

    Little Late – India Pale Ale (IPA)

    Much like the Owner’s Obsession, I’ve been trying to brew an IPA that I like for a long time. Over the last few years of brewing and drinking a wider variety of craft beer, I’ve realized that I like a lot of other styles, but the IPA is still my favorite. In the end, I […]

  • Lupulin Lager – India Pale Lager (IPL)

    Lupulin Lager – India Pale Lager (IPL)

    Last year I had the best beer I’ve had in a long time. It was Claudie’s India Pale Lager from Pizza Port San Clemente, and it was phenomenal. Really easy drinking, not too bitter, super dank and fruity hop aromas, citrus hop flavors, and the smoothest finish. I was shocked by how great the combo […]

  • Owner’s Obsession – IPA

    I’ve had bad luck with all the IPA variations I’ve tried so far, so I wanted to take a shot at building my own recipe. I looked at some pale ale recipes that looked good, and then bumped up the grain and hops to push this into the IPA style. I started peppering in whatever […]

  • Rhinoceros Rye – Rye IPA

    Rhinoceros Rye – Rye IPA

    I took another page from EdWort’s recipe book with this one. It’s a pretty standard Rye IPA other than the lack of aroma because it wasn’t dry-hopped at all. There is a solid malt backbone with spicy rye notes and moderate bitterness. The addition of some flaked barley adds a creamy mouthfeel and allows for […]