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Hell and High Water

Hell and High Water

Imperial IPA • All Grain • 5.50 gal


1000+ IBU's 60 min continuous hopped imperial IPA. Getting rid of freezer full of hops, making room for fresh hops.

September 7, 2012 at 01:27pm

5.0/5.0 1 rating

Ingredients (All Grain5.50 gal)

  • 14 lbs 2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    Mild malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Base malt for all beer styles • Smoother, less grainy flavor than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slightly higher yield than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slight lower protein than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 1.5 lbs American Caramel 40°L

    American Caramel 40°L

    Provides color, a unique flavor, body, and contributes to foam retention and beer stability.

  • 0.5 lbs Belgian Cara-Pils

    Belgian Cara-Pils

    Significantly increases foam/head retention and body of the beer.

  • 2.0 lbs Honey


    Imparts sweet and dry taste. For honey and brown ales. Also: specialty ales.

  • 16 oz Columbus - 15.0 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min


    Used mainly for bittering with some flavor qualities as well. Aroma is pleasant.

  • 5 oz Cascade - 5.5 AA% pellets; boiled 15 min


    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • 5 oz Cascade - 5.5 AA% pellets; boiled 1 min


    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • Wyeast 1272 American Ale II™

    Wyeast 1272 American Ale II™

    Fruitier and more flocculant than 1056, slightly nutty, soft, clean, slightly tart finish.


FU taste buds

Style (BJCP)

Category: 14 - India Pale Ale (IPA)

Subcategory: C - Imperial IPA

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.085 1.075 - 1.090
Terminal Gravity: 1.015 1.010 - 1.020
Color: 13.0 SRM 8 - 15
Alcohol: 9.3% ABV 7.5% - 10%
Bitterness: 1000.3 IBU 60 - 120



it burns

2013-01-10 12:31pm

Hits the flavor and bitterness hard with mild aroma. Lingering slow burning bitterness balanced with full, but not overpowering maltiness and enough ABV to warm your belly.

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