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Break Beer Session IPA Recipe

Try brewing this session IPA for a perfect reward after hard day of work as its bitterness and fruity tones make this beer a great break from the heat.

| July 2019

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It goes without saying that a large glass of water is a great thirst quencher after hard labour in the summer heat. But some jobs, like mowing the lawn, just seem to slip by quicker if you know there’s a cold beer waiting for you at the end. The kind of cold beer that stings your mouth with all of its spiky carbonation. Our perfect mowing beer is a session IPA, with a lower alcohol content of around 4 per cent, but still with everything you love about IPA – bitterness and fruity tones.

Facts

Style: Session IPA
Bitterness: High
Goes with: Recovery
Alcohol content: 4%

Ingredients

Malt

  • 100 ml (3-1/2 fl oz/scant 1/2 cup) CaraRed
  • 500 g (1 lb 2 oz) spraymalt

Hops

  • 3 tablespoons Chinook
  • 3 tablespoons Citra

Yeast

  • 1/2 packet of Fermentis S-04

Primer

  • 100 ml (3-1/2 fl oz/scant 1/2 cup) water
  • 2 tablespoons caster (superfine) Sugar

Day 1 – Mash, separate and boil



In a large saucepan, heat 1.7 litres (4 pints) of water to 68ºC (154ºF). Stir in the CaraRed. Take the saucepan off the heat, put the lid on and leave to stand for about 15 minutes. Separate out the malt. For more instruction on mashing, check out the Basic Method.

Add cold water to bring the total volume of liquid in the pan to 4.5 litres (10 pints). Set over the highest heat and add the spraymalt. Stir until all the lumps are gone. Bring to the boil, then carefully add 2 tablespoons Chinook. Continue to boil for 27 minutes, then add 1 tablespoon Chinook and 1 tablespoon Citra. Leave to boil for a further 3 minutes, then leave to cool in the saucepan (see Basic Method).






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