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Recipe: Kleiner Hund Session IPA

Amarillo and Simcoe lead the way in this session IPA recipe from Josh Weikert’s Make Your Best series.

Josh Weikert Feb 7, 2024 - 3 min read

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You could sub in just about any fruit-forward, New World hops here, but there’s just something about Simcoe and Amarillo in a session-strength beer that seems to work better. Ultimately, this is about creating a robust yet low-gravity grist to balance the hops. If you get that part right, the rest is a cakewalk.

For more on this style, see Make Your Best Session IPA.


Batch size: 5 gallons (19 liters)
Brewhouse efficiency: 72%
OG: 1.044
FG: 1.012
IBUs: 45
ABV: 4.3%

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