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Simcoe SMaSH IPA - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)
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What happens when you make a single malt and single hop IPA using our Ultralight Malt Extract mixed with Simcoe hops? Deliciousness, in a glass. This brew comes in at around 6.5% ABV and 65 IBUs, making for a crisp, hop forward, west coast style IPA.  Without the characteristics of specialty malts or multiple hop varietals, the bitterness, flavors and aromas of Simcoe really shine through.  If you're looking for a winning combination, try our Ultralight Extract & Simcoe SMaSH IPA today!

SRM: 5-6

Estimated IBU's: 60-65

Estimated alcohol ABV%: 6.5%

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

Item # KIT274
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Availability California - Out Of Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 10LBS
ABV %6.2
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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Closest IPA kit to Stone IPA
Marty K on Feb 7, 2018
Closest IPA kit to Stone IPA
Marty K on Feb 7, 2018

3.9 / 5.0
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Great Beer with a Different Yeast
Try the White Labs California V with a yeast starter for a crisp beer on a hot day.
February 2, 2018
2 months ago
Good simple brew
I brewed this 5/24/15 and am now enjoying this a little less than a month later. I love the smell of simcoe and wanted to try a beer with just simcoe hops.This fit the bill.This is a very good beer,better than most.I believe it could be better if it had a complimentary hop in the mix like citra or cascade.I would brew this again no problem and would probably add a little more hops.
June 21, 2015
Response from MoreFlavor
Update: Beer has improved in flavor. 5 stars!
December 14, 2017
Charles DeRenne
Response from MoreFlavor
Update: Beer has improved in flavor. 5 stars!
December 22, 2017
Charles DeRenne
Not impressed
To each their own I guess. I didn't care for this and I wouldn't make it again. I was kind of shocked to see all the positive reviews. Maybe I just don't care for Simcoe.
May 6, 2015
Amazing when fresh!
This is the beer that has converted me to an IPA lover. The citrus aroma was amazing with the taste to match. The mouthfeel was light with a nice alcoholic bite but not at all overpowering. I loved it so much I tried to preserve it for the occasional indulgence. This why I couldn't give it 5 stars. After about 2 months it turned very sweet and lost most of its' Simcoe flavor. It almost tasted like a heavy amber ale. Enjoy this brew quick and then brew more!
March 15, 2015
Good way to learn your ingredients
The beer comes out almost a light red color. It's a very hoppy IPA. You certainly will understand what Simcoe hops add to a beer. I personally don't like drinking this beer and it will take me a while to drink all of it. Simcoe hops are very fruity flavored and the beer almost has a syrupy sweetness. It has a wonderful smell and is definitely a fun beer to have friends try.
March 3, 2015
I had never brewed an all Simcoe Hop ale. It has flavors of mango, pineapple, and Passion Fruit. I've been brewing for 20 years and this was a great surprise and my friends want more so I am ordering another kit!!
August 30, 2014
Super simple, super tasty!
I wanted a quick and easy beer for when my brother from out of state came to visit. It was a snap to brew, and was in the keg within 3 weeks, the keg however didn't last the weekend, super drinkable! Will definitely brew again, very good session IPA!
August 24, 2014
After reading articles about SMaSH brewing, I was not expecting much. This turned out to be a wonderful surprise! I was in a hurry and it was on sale, so I bought the extract kit. I did extend the intial boil 20 minutes because I started with too much liquid. Clean, crisp taste.
August 22, 2014
Plain and simplistic
I bought this when they first came out with it for two reasons. It was $10 off and I wanted to try a straight simcoe beer. This is a very very simple beer with a boring incomplete flavor and I would not make it again. It is much darker than their picture shows.
August 2, 2014