Cat Party Brewing

misadventures in homebrewing since 2015

Homebrew Con IPA

We designed this one the day after Homebrew Con but didn’t get around to making it for a few months.

Almost all of our ingredients here were free samples of stuff we picked up at the conference. We created this recipe using Beersmith, with guidance from Jacqui’s brother Eli.


8.0 oz Caraamber grain
7 lbs Light dry extract
2 oz Comet hops (Boil 60 min)
2 oz Grapefruit hops (Boil 5 min)
1 oz Ekuanot hops (Boil 3 min)
1 package US West Coast Yeast
2 oz Grapefruit hops (Dry hop 6 days)


Est Original Gravity: 1.062 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.017 SG
Est ABV: 5.9%

Actual Original Gravity: 1.065 SG
Actual Final Gravity: 1.035 SG
ABV: 3.9%

Tagged: ipa, recipe