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E.J. Phairs King Ghidorah IPA - All Grain Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

E.J. Phairs King Ghidorah IPA - All Grain Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

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Description

Bow down and tremble homebrewer, for you are in the presence of a king! This 30-story tall liquid kaiju will singe your senses with multiple Multihead additions, culminating in a tropical gravity beam blast of guava and melon. Survive this opening assault and you’ll be hit with an Idaho Gem™ thunder spark of pineapple, and then swept away by hurricane winds of Cashmere lemon/lime and stone fruit. Just as King Ghidora is not limited to a single ferocious maw, you’ll be hard-pressed to have but a single pour of this juicy, tropical brew. Without a ragtag ensemble of advorseries spearheaded by Godzilla himself, King G will reign over your beer rotation till he ultimately brings about the Earth’s next extinction-level event and moves on to another planet victim.

King Ghidora was brewed in collaboration with our Pittsburg, CA neighbors, E.J. Phair Brewing Company. It features a clean grist of 3 unique base malts, with a touch of white wheat for head retention and a dash of acidulated malt to lower pH. With only a quarter ounce of Citra® added late in the boil, this beer shows very little bitterness and lets the flavor and aroma hops do the talking. The first dry hop addition is added to the fermenter before transferring wort from the kettle. Although this isn't a Hazy IPA, the beer will have a slight permanent haze due to biotransformation, which occurs when yeast interact with hop oils during primary fermentation.

  • Makes 5 gallons
  • Estimated Original Gravity: 1.061
  • SRM (Color Range): 4
  • IBU's: 11
  • Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 6.6%
Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags, yeast or priming sugar. To find our yeast recommendations, choose your preferred kit option above and then select the drop-down menu under “Yeast Options”.  For more info, click on the recommended yeast(s) below in the “You Might Also Need” section below. All grains will come milled, unless you select unmilled base malts.
 
ABV %6.6
IBU11
SRM4
Beer StyleIPA & Imperial IPA
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentMedium (5-7%)
BitternessLow (10-25ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodAll Grain
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Done lots of IPAs. This seemed new and different. Worth a trial.
Greg P on May 27, 2020
Done lots of IPAs. This seemed new and different. Worth a trial.
Greg P on May 27, 2020
Is this a 60-minute boil?
Daniel Breen on Jun 10, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Yep. It's a 60-minute boil.
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Great flavor and aroma
August 14, 2020
Purchased
4 months ago
East coast meets west coast!
Really enjoyed this kit and beer. I'm from the Midwest and never had the commercial version but this was solid. I adjusted the water to closer match that of a west coast IPA, used us05, didn't clarify and it was just hazy goodness. Nicely balanced and didn't last long. Planning to brew it again in the next few weeks.
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Added Jun 10, 2020
June 10, 2020
Purchased
7 months ago