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Recipe: Ghost Town Nose Goblin Double IPA

Justin Burdt and the team at Ghost Town in Oakland, California, share this homebrew-scale recipe for the double IPA that won back-to-back GABF gold medals in 2021 and 2022—and helped them earn Brewery of the Year honors in 2022.

Justin Burdt Aug 28, 2023 - 4 min read

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This West Coast imperial IPA is designed to be very dry, Burdt says, allowing the alcohol to drive the body, while a blend of New Zealand and American hops gives it a character that is both dank and fruity.


Batch size: 5 gallons (19 liters)
Brewhouse efficiency: 67%
OG: 1.076
FG: 1.006
IBUs: ~95–100
ABV: 9.2%

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