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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.

 
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ABV %6.5%
IBU30
SRM4
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentMedium (5-7%)
BitternessMedium (26-45ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodAll Grain
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Why did you choose this?
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Great kit!
Christopher W on Apr 29, 2021
Hop head, love mosaic!
Michael B on Mar 6, 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
Because it has my favorite hops.
Kenneth S on Apr 3, 2021
I'm a fan of music
Adam Peppas on Jan 29, 2021
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: Townsend, I bottled this beer a week ago and it is conditioning as we speak. I plan on checking it on March 21st and I can let you know if it is hazy or not. I did not cold crash the beer prior to bottling, but the bottles are conditioning in a cool/dark place and I can provide additional feedback in a week. Mark from Eden, MD
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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
3 months 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
9 months ago