More Beer’s “Drake’s IPA”

Style Information

Name: Medal of Honor
Recipe Type: extract
Category: IPA
Type: Ale
OG: 1.065 - 1.069
Bitternes: 51 - 54

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Light Malt Extract 9 Turn burner off before adding. Boil 60 min
Light DME .5 Boil 60 minutes
Crystal 15L 1.25 Steeping grain, use grain bag. Remove at 170F
Crystal 40L 1 Steeping grain, use grain bag. Remove at 170F
Corn Sugar .25 Priming sugar used for bottling. Boil with 2 cups of water for 5 min.


Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Cascade 1 6% 6 70 Bittering hops
Cascade 1 6% 6 55 Bittering hops
0% 0
0% 0
0% 0


Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
Whirlfloc Fining Boil 1 tablet 5 min
Fining Boil
Fining Boil
Fining Boil


Name Amount Notes
White Labs -WLP001 California Ale 1

Mash Steps

Name Step Type Step Time Temperature


Amount: 6
Water Description: Filtered
Time: 70 minutes
Target Batch Size: 5


Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
15 days 70 Carboy


Estimated OG: 1.069
Estimated ABV: 7.00%
Actual OG: 1.072
Actual FG: 1.018
Actual ABV: 7.07%
Bitterness: 53 IBU

Tasting notes

Very mild hop nose, mahogany color, dark for the style. Medium bitterness, none of the characteristic citrus notes. More like a bitter amber than a west coast IPA. Very good malt to hop balance.

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