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IPA Recipes We Love

We love every IPA recipe on our website, but these stand out as our favorites.

Fermentation in Motion IPA Recipe

This recipe is a nod to a hazy, juicy IPA that Great Notion Brewing’s Andy Miller brewed at the 2017 Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine® Brewers Retreat in Astoria, Oregon.

Legendary Weapons IPA Recipe

Zach Gordon, head brewer for Brew Gentlemen (Braddock, Pennsylvania) shared this clone recipe of their Legendary Weapons New England–Style IPA, scaled to a homebew batch size.

Freestyle IPA Recipe

This IPA recipe is based off a collaboration by Tony Lawrence, the brewmaster and co-owner at Boneyard Beer and WarPigs in Copenhagen.

WeldWerks Brewing Co. Juicy Bits New England–Style IPA Recipe

Juicy Bits from WeldWerks Brewing Co. in Greeley, Colorado, is a New England–style IPA that has quickly garnered both regional and national attention for the brewery. Brewer Neil Fisher scaled this recipe to homebrew size.

Juicy Fruit IPA Recipe

In The Cellar columnist Patrick Dawson doesn’t just brew beers to age, as evidenced by this flavorful fruit-forward IPA that he’s designed and brewed.

Überbrew CC7 IPA Recipe

Mark Hastings of Überbrew in Billings, Montana shares this homebrewed-scaled recipe for one of their "very best" IPAs.

Breakside Brewery IPA Recipe

Breakside adjusts the hops bill in their American IPAs regularly, depending on the changes in varieties between harvests and hops lots over the course of the year. This combo of Columbus, Citra, Centennial, and Chinook is one of their favored combos.

NoDa Brewing New England-Style IPA Recipe

Here’s a super-hoppy, super-fun, clean New England-style IPA with no haze from NoDa Brewing Company’s Brewmaster, Chad Henderson.

Door County Brewing New England–style IPA Recipe

This recipe from Danny McMahon, the head brewer of Door County Brewing Company (Bailey’s Harbor, Wisconsin) is one of their ever-evolving New England–style IPA recipes.

Comrade Fresh Hops Superpower IPA Recipe

This 2014 GABF silver medal winner has huge pine and grapefruit hops aromas, with flavors of citrus and balanced bitterness.

CB&B Hopback IPA Recipe

Want to test hopbacking versus knockout hopping on your own?

Block 15 Alpha IPA Recipe

This house IPA at Block 15 Brewing (Corvallis, Oregon) is packed with notes of citrus, dank pine, and papaya with just enough malt character to prop them up and bitterness to balance.

Star of Citria IPA Recipe

Spice up an IPA with star anise and orange zest.

Lawson’s Double Sunshine IPA Recipe

This IPA, provided by Sean Lawson, owner of Lawson’s Finest Liquids, is packed with juicy tropical fruit flavors and bright herbal aromas thanks to the abundance of U.S. grown hops.

Citra IPA Recipe

This is a delightful extract IPA with a light maltiness that profiles the Citra hops’s tropical fruit flavor and aroma.

La Cumbre Brewing’s Elevated IPA Recipe

Try this recipe for a honed-in IPA that dominates its local market and took home a gold medal from the Great American Beer Festival.

Citrum IPA Recipe

Brewed with lemon zest and juniper berries, this American IPA is a deep golden yellow and has the aroma of citrus, fresh-cut herbs, and pine.

SMaSH Citra IPA Recipe

SMaSH (Single Malt and Single Hops) beers provide a great opportunity to understand the characteristics of your ingredients.