DetailsYou better watch out because there’s a monster on the loose - this lean mean hop machine will maul your tastebuds. You might think 1.5 oz of hops seems a bit paltry, but keep in mind that this is a one gallon batch. That works out to a whopping 7.5 oz of hops if you were making five gallons. Crafted in the style of a West Coast IPA, expect a clean, lightly caramelly, uncomplicated malt profile that really allows the fresh citrusy flavors and aromas of the Cascade hops to shine through. Do you dare do battle with the Hop Monster?
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5.0 / 5.05 ReviewsEasy all grain experienceGood beer and a good way to see what all grain is all about without buying all the equipment. This is how I introduced by friend to all grain, we made it while I was making a large scale beer. No risk of a stuck sparge, no risk of lousy extraction, easy to adjust temperature in a pot, though you lose temperature faster.January 27, 2014Easy and great feedback from friends.2nd beer I ever brewed and after 2 weeks fermenting and 2 more bottle conditioning I gave a few bottles out to friends to try. The feedback was great and a few have asked me to brew this again for a summer session IPA.January 17, 20151 gallon brewers unitLots of hoppiness in this IPA. These 1 gallon kits are a smart way to experience all grain without any big investment in equipment. Make 10 beers and see what you think of the style._x000D_March 16, 2014Good and hoppyThis is a good and hoppy beer, as an IPA should be. It has a very nice aroma, and rivals some well-known brands on the grocery store shelf.April 24, 2015
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Browse 8 questions Browse 8 questions and 8 answersIBU's of the final product?Does this kit have muslin bag?BEST ANSWER: Yes. It is large enough for all the grains.Would it be possible to combine two of these kits to brew a two gallon batch?BEST ANSWER: Joe,
Thanks for your question! Yes you could combine 2 together to create a 2 gallon batch.
Cheers!Can I get this recipe in a 5 gallon batch?BEST ANSWER: This kit is only available in the 1 gallon size.Hi, do you have this recipe in a 5 gallon batch?BEST ANSWER: We only h ave this kit in the 1 gallon Micro Bru version.I brewed the hop monster IPA and pitched the yeast at 80 degrees Fahrenheit with the Mutons dry yeast.. My fault I wanted to pitch at 70 degrees Fahrenheit ... After just one day in the fermenter the Krausen has totally dropped ... Is everything ok or did I mess up fermentation by pitching too highBEST ANSWER: Hello,
No need to worry about that, the yeast will be just fine! Carry on with the rest of the instructions and all will be well.I've brewed numerous 5 gal batches but not 1 gallon. I want to test a concept for an upcoming wedding. I notice a few differences. 1. There is no stopper?airlock used. Instead you ask that a screw cap / hole / tube blow off arrangement is used. Is that due to the small size of the glass fermenter? Too much kreusen in a small space? 2. No secondary fermenter 3. Bottle primed with table sugar?
the answers to these would be appreciated.BEST ANSWER: Hi John,
To answer your questions:
1- Yes, the small space of the 1 gallon fermentor means that a blowoff tube is a good approach
2- Secondary is helpful when there is a lot of sediment build up at the bottom, this is not generally necessary for this small of a batch
3- Yep, table sugar will work for priming beer regardless of batch sizeWhat will the ABV of the final product be?BEST ANSWER: While the actual ABV of this kit will vary greatly depending on the specifics of your brew, you can expect this kit to have an ABV somewhere between 5% and 7%.