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Recipe: 2nd Shift Brewing Sunny Cat

From 2nd Shift Brewing in St. Louis, this brightly flavored, easygoing hazy IPA—which crushed it in our blind panel reviews—gets its fruit character from citrus-forward hops and a hefty dose of tangerine peel.

Steve Crider Jan 6, 2021 - 3 min read

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Courtesy of Steve and Libby Crider, cofounders of 2nd Shift in St. Louis, here is a homebrew-scale recipe for their fruited hazy IPA, which scored a 97 with our blind tasting panel. Named in memory of their late Sunshine Kitty, this beer gets its bright flavors from healthy doses of Citra, Amarillo, and tangerine peel.


Batch size: 5 gallons (19 liters)
Brewhouse efficiency: 72%
OG: 1.066
FG: 1.020
ABV: 6%

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