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Dead Ringer is a larger-than-life American IPA beer recipe kit with a thick hop aroma you can almost see it. American-base malt and crystal malt create a big body and support grainy sweetness. At the same time, charge after charge of 100 percent Centennial hops deliver pronounced bitterness with a dominant citrus aroma and flavor.

Tasting Notes:

  • Aroma: Moderate malt aroma consisting of fresh bread and medium sweet caramel. Medium-high hop presence of citrus and floral notes.
  • Appearance: Orange hue with a bright white persistent foam cap. Slightly cloudy from dry hopping.
  • Flavor: Rich maltiness with a moderate caramel flavor. Medium-high bitterness with citrus, floral, and slightly earthy notes.
  • Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate creaminess and medium carbonation, leaving a smooth finish.

In the glass, these ingredients combine to give you a pale amber color, hop intensity, and malt density: substance with the soul of a sessionable craft beer. This IPA recipe kit has been a customer favorite for a decade. Dead Ringer is an homage to a legendary American IPA style brewed in Michigan. And according to countless homebrewers, it's dead on.

  • Total time to make: 6 weeks
  • Yield: 5 gallons
  • Beer Style: IPA
  • Fermentation Style: Ale

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    Specialty Grain

    • 1 lb Briess Caramel 40

    Extracts & Other Fermentables

    • 9.15 lbs Gold malt syrup

    Premium Hops & Other Flavorings

    • 5 oz Centennial

    Yeast and sugar are not included in the basic kit; to receive yeast and/or sugar with this kit, you must choose an option that includes it. 


      • Dry Yeast

    Priming Sugar

      • 5 oz Priming Sugar

    Brewing Notes:

    • Fermentation Range: 65-70°F
    • Original Gravity: 1.064
    • SRM: 9.5
    • IBU: 70
    • ABV: 6.2%

    Please allow up to 4 weeks for delivery. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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