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Columbus IPA - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)
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(Makes 5 gallons) An IPA recipe that features the high oil content Columbus hop in the finish. Lots and lots of aroma combined with very evident hop flavor.  The Columbus hop flavor and aroma help work to soften the apparent bitterness. The malt extract and grain remains the same as the American IPA recipe.

Estimated Original Gravity:1.058-62
SRM (Color Range: 10
IBU's: 62-66 Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 6%

Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags or yeast. The recommended yeast(s) can be found below. All grains will come milled.

Item # KIT162
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 12LBS
ABV %6
Beer StyleIPA & Imperial IPA
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentMedium (5-7%)
BitternessHigh (46-70ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodExtract
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I've had it before and liked it.
Valued C on Feb 28, 2018
my second favorite
Melvin A on Feb 1, 2018
I've had it before and liked it.
Valued C on Feb 28, 2018
positive reviews.
Joshua Whale on Feb 26, 2018
my second favorite
Melvin A on Feb 1, 2018
Solid beer, only one bad batch in two years and it was probably my fault (no carbonization).
Lisa M on Jan 15, 2018
positive reviews.
Joshua Whale on Feb 26, 2018
Solid beer, only one bad batch in two years and it was probably my fault (no carbonization).
Lisa M on Jan 15, 2018

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A favorite IPA!
In your face hops with abundant grapefruit notes. Delicious, juicy beer!
February 19, 2018
2 months ago
My go to IPA
I have brewed this IPA multiple times and it always gets rave reviews. I love it ??
February 7, 2018
1 month ago
Great tasting beer would recommend to all.
My brew kitchen is called DogHouse Brews. Every beer I make is named after a friends dog! Great beer
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February 2, 2018
2 months ago
Over hopped
Bought this kit because the price was right, but am a little disappointed. Not a complex flavor in any respect and overall it tastes like hops were added for the sake of adding hops... the result is an average tasting beer with way too bitter of a pallet.
January 26, 2018
2 months ago
Killer beer
Solid beer.
I would definitely buy again.
October 28, 2017
Pleasantly surprised
This is my first home brew and I'm glad I started with this kit. I have to admit I was nervous as hell throughout the whole process, worried that I screwed up a step along the way. But after two weeks primary, and two weeks conditioning in the bottle I got to finally sample my brew last weekend and was really blown away. My first thought was, I would definitely buy this if it was offered in a store. The aroma was just right, and the color was perfect, a dark amber, just a bit cloudy. I would describe the texture as almost creamy with just the right amount of hop bitterness. Carbonation after two weeks was spot on. I really didn't deviate from the instructions that came with the kit and am happy with the result. I'm totally hooked now, and will be starting my next batch this weekend.
April 12, 2016
Great value
I have brewed this in the past and it was great beer. It came up on a deal of the day and which basically makes it shipped for free. This will probably become a regular in my IPA brews.
January 17, 2016
Great base kit
I cant say how this was straight up by the recipe because I used it as a base for an IPA hop experiment batch. But it turned out great gravity was right on enough malt to stand up to a lot of hops and very smooth. Used Us-05 yeast fermented fully within 3 days let it sit for 7 days dry hopped for 5 and tested one at 7 days after bottling and already has a nice carbonation. No problems would definitely order again!
November 27, 2015
An all-time favorite IPA
I brewed this IPA when it was first offered and many times since. I have become somewhat of a Columbus hops junkie-- find myself seeking it out in other IPAs. Great stuff. Just can't get enough of this amazing recipe.
September 25, 2015
Not for Bitter Fans
This was a great beer, and lived up to the description. But if you are looking for a bitter IPA, you might consider a different kit.
May 5, 2015