IPA: Brewing Techniques, Recipes and the Evolution of India Pale Ale

IPA: Brewing Techniques, Recipes and the Evolution of India Pale Ale

by Mitch Steele


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IPA: Brewing Techniques, Recipes and the Evolution of India Pale Ale by Mitch Steele

Explore the evolution of one of craft beer's most popularatives styles India pale ale Loaded with brewing tips from some of the country's best browers. IPA covers techniques from water treatment to hopping procedures. Included are 48 recipes ranging from historical beers to recipes for the most popular contemporary IPAs made by craft brewers such as Deschutes Brewery, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Flostene Walker-Knowing Company Pizza Port Brewing and Russian River Brewing Company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938469008
Publisher: Brewers Publications
Publication date: 10/16/2012
Pages: 350
Sales rank: 640,080
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction 1

1 English Beer and Ale Prior to 1700 9

2 The 1700s and the Birth of IPA 15

Beers of the 1700s 15

Beer on Boats 19

East India Company and Hodgson's Bow Brewery 21

Ingredients in the 1700s 28

The Pale Ale Brewing Process 31

Hodgson's Bow Pale Ale Recipe 34

3 The Burton IPA: 1800-1900 39

Burton's Entry into the Indian Market 42

What's in a Name? Becoming India Pale Ale 46

A Changing World 49

4 Brewing the Burton IPA 61

Ingredients 67

Beer Specifications 75

Domestic IPA 78

The Burton IPA Brewing Process 79

5 IPA Brewing around the World: 1800-1900 95

England: London and other Areas 95

Scotland 102

United States 109

Canada 119

Australia 120

India 121

IPA in Decline 122

6 IPA Post-World War I 123

England 123

United States 132

7 The Craft-Beer IPA Revolution 139

8 IPA Variations 165

Double/ Imperial IPA 165

Brewing Double IPA 169

Black IPA 170

The Story of Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale 175

Belgian IPA 178

Session IPA 180

Triple IPA 181

White IPA 181

9 IPA Ingredients and Brewing Techniques 183

Malt 183

Speciality Malt 185

Brewing Sugars 185

Water 187

Milling your Grain 188

Mashing 189

Hops 192

Hop Products 195

Developing the Hop Recipe and Calculating Bitterness 202

Hopping Techniques in the Brewhouse 205

Final Thoughts on Formulating a Hop Recipe 209

Fermenting Techniques for IPAs 210

Factors that Impact Yeast Performance and Flavor Development 214

Commercial Dry-Hopping Procedures 219

Brewing Tips by Style 224

10 IPA Recipes 229

Recipe Specifics 229

Historical Receipes 231

Early Craft-Brewing Recipes 243

Contemporary U.S. Craft-Brewing Recipes 249

Contemporary British Recipes 267

Double IPA Recipes 275

Black IPA Recipes 285

Appendix A Analysis of Various IPAs from the 1800s 294

Appendix B 1900s English IPA Analytical Profiles 298

Appendix C Reading Historical Brewing Records 305

Appendix D Conducting your Own IPA Hunt 309

Notes 315

Bibliography 321

Recipe Index 329

Index 331

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