Austin Homebrew’s “Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA”

Style Information

Name: Depth Charge
Recipe Type: extract
Category: Imperial IPA
Type: Ale

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Pale Ale Malt 1 Steeping until 170F
Crystal 60L Malt .68 Steeping until 170F
Extra Pale LME 7 Boil for 60
Amber LME 2.5 Boil for 60


Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Magnum 1.5 14.5% 21.75 60 Bittering
Crystal 1 9.3% 9.3 5 Aroma
Magnum 0.66 14.5% 9.57 1 week Dry Hopped
Crystal 1 9.3% 9.3 1 week Dry Hopped
Citra 0.66 14.5% 9.57 1 week Dry Hopped


Name Amount Notes
WhiteLabs WLP001 -Liquid American Ale 1


Amount: 5
Water Description: Filtered
Time: 60 minutes
Target Batch Size: 5


Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
21 70 Carboy


Estimated OG: 1.072
Estimated FG: 1.017
Estimated ABV: 7.25%
Actual OG: 1.068
Actual FG: 1.010
Actual ABV: 7.60%
Bitterness: 120 IBU
Estimated Color: 13 SRM

Tasting notes

Big hop nose, mild bitterness that more than balances the malt. A very close version of the original. The citra finish is obvious. Medium alcohol, very nice beer! Sierra Nevada fans, you will not be disappointed.

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