Drought Breaker

Drought Breaker "Choose Your Own Adventure" Edition - American IPA - All Grain Beer Kit - 10 gal

$ 69.02 *
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This "Choose Your Own Adventure" Kit

does not contain aromatic hops for late kettle edition or dry hopping.  You should choose hops and purchase them separately to complete the aromatic profile of this base IPA kit.  We recommend 6-8 oz of aromatic hops to complete the beer as a highly aromatic IPA.


Beer Style: One of the historic pale ale styles, our India Pale Ale follows English tradition of balanced ales and takes things a step further in hoppy American fashion.

Dominant Ingredients and Characteristics: Light sweetness from low color caramel malts set the stage for bountiful aroma hops OF YOUR OWN CHOOSING for a custom aromatic profile that suits your own preferences.

Brew Day: 3 - 4 hours
Total Days from Brew Day to Drinking
If Bottled: 3 - 5 weeks
If Kegged: 2 - 4 weeks


Consider The Ideal Environment For This Beer

Fermentation: 60 – 72° F
Bottle Conditioning: 60 – 70° F
Keg Conditioning: 32 – 45° F
Storage and Drinking: 32 – 55° F

Our customer favorite homebrew beer kit, Drought Breaker India Pale Ale, has all the ingredients to make ten gallons of full-bodied, hop forward IPA---but in this "Choose Your Own Adventure" Edition, you provide your own aromatic hops to customize the base kit for a different beer every time. 

This recipe offers a shimmering gold color at 6 SRM, full body, noteworthy hop bitterness of 40 IBU just from the bittering addition supplemented by any aromatic hops you add yourself. At a quaffable 6.5% ABV this kit is the solution to your beer drought, just don't try watering your hops with it. Are you just starting your homebrewing adventure? Check out our Brewing Equipment Kits for everything you'll need to begin crafting great beer.

  • OG: 1.066
  • ABV: ~6.5%
  • IBU: TBD...40 from bittering addition + your aromatic hops
  • SRM: 6
  • Be sure you have all the equipment below before getting started. We carry everything you'll need to get brewing.

    How to Use

    Equipment Needed:

    • LCD Sticker Thermometer for Fermentor
    • 20 lbs. Light Base Malt
    • 2 lb. Dry Rice Extract
    • 1 lb. CaraHell® Caramel Malt
    • 1/2 lb. CaraPils® Dextrine Malt
    • 6 oz. Acidulated Malt
    • Brewing Salts
    • Whirlfloc Kettle Fining Tablets
    • PicoZinc™ Beer Yeast Nutrient for 10 Gallons
    • OPTIONAL FOR BOTTLING: 10 oz. Corn Sugar for priming
    • 1 Pack Imperial A07 Flagship Ale Yeast
      • 6-8 oz of Aromatic Hops of Your Own Choosing


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    Pickup Locations Available for This Item

    The Beverage People Warehouse, Santa Rosa.

    Fulfillment occurs Tues - Sat, 11 AM - 5 PM. We aim to fulfill orders in 2 hours or less, whenever possible.

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