This New England–style IPA from Civil Society Brewing Co. got its start as a homebrew recipe by Cofounder Karl Volstad and has become the flagship IPA for the South Florida brewery.
Karl Volstad of Civil Society Brewing Co. a month ago
Batch size: 5 gallons (19 liters)
Brewhouse efficiency: 72%
9.3 lb (4.2 kg) 2-row malt
1.17 lb (531 g) White wheat malt
1.17 lb (531 g) Flaked wheat malt
0.5 oz (14 g) Columbus [14% AA] at first wort
0.5 oz (14 g) Columbus [14% AA] at 10 minutes
1.5 oz (43 g) Columbus [14% AA] at whirlpool
1.5 oz (43 g) Columbus [14% AA] at dry hop
5 oz (142 g) Citra [12% AA] at dry hop
Use your choice of expressive English ale yeast. We use Vermont Ale yeast.
Mash at 152°F (67°C). Boil for 60 minutes following the hops schedule. Ferment at 67°F (19°C) for the first day of activity, then allow the temperature to free rise to 72°F (22°C).
Breakout Brewer: Civil Society Brewing Co.
New England–style hoppy beers, but Civil Society Brewing Co. has carved out a niche in the sunshine state for just that. And that niche keeps growing as they connect and collaborate with like-minded progressive brewers across the country.