Probably the best tasting yet strangest sounding of the new style of New England IPAs, the "Milkshake" IPA is making a huge splash in the brewing community. By adding lactose (milk sugar) and vanilla bean to the beer, this style of IPA takes on even more depth to it's already soft, juicy descriptors. Try out this tropical, citrusy version of one of our new favorite styles!
Coming in at over 9% ABV, this fruity ale packs a punch! The sweetness from the hops, yeast, lactose, and vanilla make the perceived alcohol content seem lower than it is, so be careful! There are zero hops added during the boil; only First Wort Hops (FWH), Whirlpool, and dry hop additions, so the hop flavor and aroma has been turned up to 11! The large amount of flaked wheat causes a thick, bright white, creamy head that's packed with all kinds of awesome tropical citrus hop aromas.
Due to the amount of hops in this beer, we have calculated this recipe for a 6 gallon batch (in the fermenter), and you should adjust your water needs as necessary. If using RO or distilled water, add 3 g of Gypsum & 8 g of Calcium Chloride Pellets to your mash & 2.5 g of Gypsum & 5.5 g of Calcium Chloride to your sparge water. This will accentuate the "juicy", tropical aromas from the hops and give you a pleasantly soft mouthfeel.
One factor that can help make your beer appear perfectly hazy is something called Biotransformation. This is where dry hops normally added a few days before packaging are added a few days into active fermentation (2-3 days after pitching, or when the Krauzen starts to drop down). The available proteins from the yeast at this early stage of fermentation permanently bind with the polyphenols from the hops. causing a permanent haze.
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Juicy Creamsicle NEDIPA - All-Grain Recipe Kit Instructions
- Batch Size: 5 Gallons
- Mash at 149ºF
- Fermentation Temp: 68-72 ºF
- Est. Original Gravity: 1.096 SG
- Est. Final Gravity: 1.025 SG
- Est. Alcohol by Volume: 9.33%
- Bitterness: 52.35 IBUs
- Estimated Color: 6.89 SRM
Malts and Adjuncts:
- Golden Promise Pale Ale Malt
- Flaked Wheat
- Flaked Oats
- Honey Malt
- Corn Sugar
- Vanilla Bean (NOT Included)
- Galaxy Hop Pellets
- Citra Hop Pellets
- Mosaic Hop Pellets
I received the kit before the expected delivery date and was impressed with the quality of the ingredients. The beer is conditioning and almost complete and I’m looking forward to trying it.
Great recipe will e buying again may this time with a different yeast to see if anything changes
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Came out awesome! I will make again