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Beer. Simply Beer - IPA

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Beer. Simply Beer - IPA

SKU: BK10400

Designed for the purist…Beer. Simply Beer. It has everything you need to brew great beer and nothing you don’t. We’ve stripped away all the extras to reveal the very heart of a traditional American IPA.

The result? The most streamlined, straight-forward brewing experience ever. And a sessionable ale with all of the characteristic bitterness and flavors of definitive American hops balancing the malty backbone to perfection.

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Designed for the purist…Beer. Simply Beer. It has everything you need to brew great beer and nothing you don’t. We’ve stripped away all the extras to reveal the very heart of a traditional American IPA. The result? The most streamlined, straight-forward brewing experience ever. And a sessionable ale with all of the characteristic bitterness and flavors of definitive American hops balancing the malty backbone to perfection.

Simple perfection. That is what Simply Beer is all about – recipes, ingredients and instructions designed to keep brew day simple, and deliver beer that’s perfect for everyday drinking and sharing.

Life is complicated. Beer. Simply Beer isn’t. Cheers!

5-Gallon Extract Recipe Kit Includes
  • Malt Extract
  • Dry Yeast
  • Hops
  • Priming Sugar
  • Brewing Instructions
Details & Instructions

Additional Information

Origin of Style USA
Color Light
Gravity Level OG 1.050 - 1.060
Hop Rating (1-5) 5

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A good drinker or base for experimentation!
Good stuff. I started with the kit and added an extra packet of hops I had on hand and 32 ounces of corn syrup to boost the kick. Since I only know what I like, I passed out several bottles to far more knowledgeable drinkers and am waiting on them. But who cares what they think right?
December 4, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Great tasting IPA
This is the first batch of IPA that I have brewed that actually tastes like an IPA. You can taste more of the hops than with other IPAs I've brewed over the years. Would recommend. An the low price is a great advantage.
November 27, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
IPA
For the cost of this kit you can't beat it. Makes an ipa as good as any you can get at the store.
November 17, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
I’m in favor!
Strongly recommend. The instructions make it easy; flavor delivers on the back end. Easy ordering process as well.
November 4, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Can't be beat for the price.
I will continue to order these because the price get you a great brew, or a great starting ground for your next advancement!
October 30, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Will be buying on a regular basis.
Excellent as is but may experiment with a half oz of citrus hops in addition at the first boil.
October 12, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Still sitting in secondary and I modified the recipe but the sample I took when transferring fermenters tasted like it was developing very nicely. Can't beat the price for the quality
October 10, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Skip the 10 buck 4packs.
This is a really good kit beer. Compared to others that I make from scratch this is really really tasty. Tried it on the friends and they like it!!!! It's also the 1st beer that I put into a keg and it turned out great
September 25, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
simply beer ipa
very good flavor …..good price ...excellent over all wll definitely make it again...again ...and again thank you for the recipe
September 11, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Can't get enough. Always runs out when friends are over
August 31, 2018
Purchased
7 months ago
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What is the estimated IBU of this beer?
Nicholas H on Mar 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I also added 2 cups of honey and had an S.G. of 1.062
Mike
When do you add the corn syrup to bump up the abv? thanks
A shopper on Jul 13, 2017
BEST ANSWER: During the boil.
What other hops would go good with this, how much (amount) and when would you add them?
A shopper on Feb 13, 2017
BEST ANSWER: 2 oz of citra hops, 1 week before bottling.
What temperature should I ferment at?
A shopper on Jan 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The yeast strain that comes with the kit is fairly simple normal room temperature should works fine (68-76 deg F). I also recommend buying some extra hops for different additions during your brew and if you want to heighten your gravity try a partial grain process by steeping some extra grains. That is my normal method when using the simple kits and I have had good results.
what is the ABV on this IPA?
A shopper on May 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Generally ABV 5.5-6% but with 32oz of light corn syrup I've jacked it up to 10.74% ABV.
Does this kit come with bottle caps?
A shopper on Jan 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No this kit does not come with caps, but I can say that the great taste of this kit is well worth the small price you will pay for a packets of caps. This kit and the simple cream kits are my favorites and easy to brew.
What is the use-by date on the package? How long will it last in storage before I brew it? Thanks!
Nicholas H on Mar 2, 2017
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Beer. Simply Beer - American Wheat
Beer. Simply Beer - American Wheat
BEST ANSWER: I typically buy these kits 3 or 4 at a time and when I get the package, first thing I do is put the yeast packs in the fridge and the hops in the freezer. Both the yeast and the hops are said to be good for up to two years if unopened. I keep the boxes in the basement on the concrete floor, it is my understanding that as long as you keep the extract in a temp controlled area (60-70F) they should be fine for up to a year, some web sites even say 2 years. Happy Hopping!
Was Was Thinking Of Bittering with the Cascade and my own Yakima Magnum....and adding a Bit of Challenger the last 10 and Dry Hop With a Few More Ozs of Cascade.... Does This Sound Like a Decent Mix or a Disaster..?
A shopper on May 18, 2017
Beer. Simply Beer - IPA
Beer. Simply Beer - IPA
UK Challenger Pellet Hops
UK Challenger Pellet Hops
US Cascade Pellet Hops
US Cascade Pellet Hops
US Magnum Pellet Hops
US Magnum Pellet Hops
BEST ANSWER: A lot depends on the style of beer you are making. Are you making and English bitter, American lager, or what? When I first started brewing I randomly mixed American and European hops, but the results were often clashing. Challenger is a great hop, but I would stick to using it with English hops such as East Kent Golding, Brewer's Gold UK, Herald, Northdown or Columbia. If you aren't going toward the English bitter profile (as your use of Cascade and Magnum would indicate, then stick with American hops. How about using the Magnum for bittering then getting a nice grapefruity finish with a fair amount of Citra?
Styrian Golding Pellet Hops
Styrian Golding Pellet Hops
UK Northdown Pellet Hops
UK Northdown Pellet Hops
UK First Gold Pellet Hops
UK First Gold Pellet Hops
How many beers does this recipe yield?
A shopper on Nov 19, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Depends on the size of bottle. A 5 gallon batch will usually get you a yield of 48-54 12 Oz. bottles, depending on losses from transfers and such. I usually increase my water a bit to actually brew 6 gallons and end with around a gallon total loss.
How much does this recipe kit weigh?
Pinnie K on Apr 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This kit, in the box with all ingredients, weighs between 8.25 and 8.5 lbs. Hope that helps.
What is the ibu (bittering unit) of the simply beer IPA?
A shopper on Apr 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I have it at 47 or so with a bitterness ratio of 1.00. The exact answer depends on the freshness of the hops. Was a good beer.
How many packs of Wyeast American Ale II 1272 to properly ferment this kit?
A shopper on Feb 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: One was enough for my batch. This was a fabulous IPA for the price.
can I add fruit for flavor to the boil ?
A shopper on Nov 26, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You could, but probably don't want to - most of the flavor will boil off. Either add fresh fruit in a secondary, use a flavor extract, or make a tincture using a neutral spirit for better results.
If priming sugar not needed due to kegging; can I get a discount if the priming sugar is not included?
A shopper on Jan 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: These ( amazingly-priced ) kits are sold just as they are, if the sugar is not needed for bottling, we suggest tossing it in the boil for a tiny boost of ABV, instead. We would not be able to do custom kits for some orders that omit a component from the beer kit, sorry. -Mike W, Midwest Supplies
What should I add to this recipe to bump the ABV up a notch? without changing the flavor.
R E on Jun 20, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Adding a pound of DME is a great way to boost the ABV without changing the character of the brew, I'd recommend that. Go with "gold" or "light" or "pilsen" DME, add it with 15 minutes left in the boil. -Mike W, Midwest Supplies
No grains in this recipe?
E D on May 11, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No, this particular kit has no specialty grains. The American Wheat and the Cream Ale also have no specialty grains. They are not always needed, depending on the beer and the malt extract used in the recipe. -Mike W, Midwest Supplies
dose it include yeast
V I on May 10, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Vincent,

Thank you for your question. Each 5-Gallon Extract Recipe Kit Includes:

-Malt Extract

-Dry Yeast

-Hops

-Priming Sugar

-Brewing Instructions

Cheers!
I wanted to sub in Falcon's Flight hops, what would be the suggested replacement and timing of hops?
A shopper on Aug 15, 2017

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