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Captain Cook’s Strait Up DIPA Recipe

This unique imperial IPA pairs a light malt bill with loads of late kettle hops from the southern hemisphere.

Dave Carpenter Feb 9, 2016 - 2 min read

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Flavors of peaches, pine, and punch blend classic American resin with novel notes from down under. Dextrose and a low mash temperature lend a dry finish that lets the hops shine through.

ALL-GRAIN

OG: 1.080
FG: 1.013
IBUs: 103
ABV: 9%

MALT/GRAIN BILL

14 lb (6.35 kg) Pale Malt (2-row)
8 oz (227 g) Caramel/Crystal Malt 10 L
4 oz (113 g) Caramel/Crystal Malt 60 L
1 lb (454 g) Corn sugar (dextrose)

HOPS SCHEDULE

1 oz (28 g) Motueka at FWH (before the boil)
1 oz (28 g) Rakau at FWH
½ oz (14 g) Nelson Sauvin at FWH
1 oz (28 g) Motueka at 10 minutes
1 oz (28 g) Rakau at 10 minutes
½ oz (14 g) Nelson Sauvin at 10 minutes
1 oz (28 g) Motueka at 5 minutes
1 oz (28 g) Rakau at 5 minutes
1 oz (28 g) Motueka at 0 minutes
1 oz (28 g) Rakau at 0 minutes
2 oz (57 g) Motueka at dry hop
2 oz (57 g) Rakau at dry hop

DIRECTIONS

Mash for 60 minutes at 150°F (65°C). Boil for 60 minutes following the hops schedule.

YEAST

Safale American Ale Yeast US-05

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