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Recipe: Zappa SMaSH Session IPA

From award-winning homebrewer and Craft Beer & Brewing contributor Annie Johnson, this elegant single-malt-single-hop beer can spotlight any hop you want—in this case, Zappa, which can boldly express tropical fruit, mint, spices, citrus, and pine.

Annie Johnson Oct 19, 2021 - 2 min read

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Batch size: 5 gallons (19 liters)
Brewhouse efficiency: 72%
OG: 1.047
FG: 1.010
IBUs: 38
ABV: 4.9%

9 lb (4.1 kg) two-row pale

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Annie Johnson is an experienced R&D brewer, IT specialist, and national beer judge. Her awards include 2013 American Homebrewer of the Year honors.