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Mai Tai PA Clone - Flamingos & Fronds Mosaic® Tropical IPA (All Grain)

Mai Tai PA Clone - Flamingos & Fronds Mosaic® Tropical IPA (All Grain)

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Description

Throw on a pair of shades and button up your favorite floral print shirt, this ambrosial IPA is a vacation in a glass. Our Flamingos & Fronds IPA clone kit was inspired by Alvarado Street Brewery's Mai Tai PA, an extraordinarily tropical brew comprised of 100% Mosaic® hop additions. While technically a SMaSH beer (single malt and single hop), this delicious west coast IPA has a surprisingly complex flavor and aroma profile that perfectly expresses the versatility of Mosaic® hops. Take a deep breath and let waves of passion fruit, mango, and lychee wash over you while sipping a pint of Flamingos & Fronds. Close your eyes and you'll hear the wind lightly rustling through the palms as a flock of wading birds quietly gabble and honk in the distance. Relax. You've earned a break from life's unrelenting hustle and bustle, if only for as long as there's beer left in your glass.

  • Makes 5 gallons
  • Estimated Original Gravity: 1.060-65
  • SRM (Color Range): 3-5
  • IBUs: 30
  • Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 6.5%

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.

 
Mosaic® is a registered trademark owned by Yakima Chief Hops, LLC.
 
 

 

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Love ipa's and this looks like a nice simple brew.
Emile H B on Aug 29, 2022
I liked the last kit I got from yall
Valued C on Jul 19, 2022
Love ipa's and this looks like a nice simple brew.
Emile H B on Aug 29, 2022
Sounds like what I drink now
Merk on Jul 22, 2022
I liked the last kit I got from yall
Valued C on Jul 19, 2022
Both tropical SMASH kits sounded interesting.
Bryan S on Jul 18, 2022
Boo ipa
Dennis Pagel I on Jun 30, 2022
BOGO deal
Colin C on Jun 24, 2022
Something new. Normally brew NE IPA
RONALD S on Jun 21, 2022
I like IPAs and I cannot lie.
michael torres on May 17, 2022
Made before a great tasting beer
GEORGE K on May 16, 2022
Looking for a clean mosaic-based west coast IPA
Gary Gammel on May 10, 2022
good price fora good product
Jay C on Jan 22, 2022
Straight forward, well balanced and a crowd pleaser.
John V on Dec 9, 2021
My daughter- in- law says my son will love it
Jason R on Nov 30, 2021
Love Alvarado brewing
Dan n on Nov 13, 2021
Sounds... Tropical
Daniel F on Oct 16, 2021
Had the original at the brewery and liked it so much want to give it a try myself.
John L on Oct 8, 2021
Recipe looked good
RMcC on Aug 10, 2021
Great kit!
Christopher W on Apr 29, 2021
Because it has my favorite hops.
Kenneth S on Apr 3, 2021
Hop head, love mosaic!
Michael B on Mar 6, 2021
I'm a fan of music
Adam Peppas on Jan 29, 2021
Trying something new
Joseph W Voelker III on Jan 29, 2021
A different IPA
Mark C on Dec 4, 2020
New to me but a mosaic smash sounds good!
Ken M on Dec 4, 2020
Something new
Joe H on Dec 2, 2020
Simple recipe = taste experience
scott c. on Oct 6, 2020
Love Alvarado St brews. Now I can brew my own
brian p on Oct 2, 2020
Sounds like what I drink now
Merk on Jul 22, 2022
Both tropical SMASH kits sounded interesting.
Bryan S on Jul 18, 2022
Is this supposed to be a hazy beer? I'm still getting quite a bit of haze at 14 days even after cold crashing.
Townsend Haynes on Mar 9, 2021
BEST ANSWER: It should be a light clear golden color. I had mine in primary fermenter for 10 days and two weeks in secondary at 65 degress. Bottle condition for 10 days.
I ended up with a lot lower ABV than the estimate and not sure what. I made this and I made the Pineapples & Palms, which are identical except the hops. Both started at 1.045 OG, so nowhere near the estimated 1.060 on the recipe sheet. Wonder why?
Brian Renner on Aug 22, 2022
BEST ANSWER: I utilize BIAB and I double crush all my grain. I didn’t have an issue with the abv on this recipe.
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Rated 5 out of 5
Crowd Pleaser
Don't let the simple recipe detour you. This beer is a real crowd pleaser with a heavy aroma of ripe mangos. It does down quite easy.
March 22, 2022
Purchased
9 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great beer. Crisp clean and easy to drink. Still have half a keg left and getting ready to brew again.
February 5, 2022
Purchased
10 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Mai Tai is one of my favorite beers at the moment and this guy tastes just like it! My only issue was for the first time in a long while I’ve missed my numbers. Not sure if it’s user error(probably that) or the xtra pale Viking malt which I’ve never used before. Either way, this recipe is money and I’m already planning a second batch.
April 23, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
New Favorite
We enjoyed this West Coast IPA, and will brew it again. Our monthly brewing cycle begins with shopping for our favorite kits from MoreBeer, and trying new things. My preferences are Pliny, Cali Mountain, Rogue and now "Fronds and Flamingos" tops my list. The "Craft Beer and Brewing" podcast talked about how people rave about the MaiTai IPA from Alverado Street Brewing in Monterey, and now I know why.
January 10, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago