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Meantime IPA (from Brewing Network's "Can You Brew It?")

Recipe courtesy Justin Crossley & Jamil Zainasheff

For more specifics, listen to the episode of “Can You Brew It?” on Meantime IPA HERE

See it being brewed in Brewing TV - Episode 33: A Weekend With the Brewing Network

Hear it discussed on The Jamil Show


Batch Size:  6 gallons

Total Grain:  6 kg

Anticipated OG:  1.069 (16.72 Plato)

Anticipated SRM:  6.3

Anticipated IBU:  30.5

Wort Boil Time:  75 min




  • 5.66 kg British Pale Ale Malt (2-Row – Great Britain)
  • 0.61 kg Munich Malt (Great Britain)
  • 0.07 kg Crystal 20L (America)
  • 0.40 kg Cane Sugar (Generic) 

HOPS (pellets)

  • 20 grams Fuggle (4.7% AA) – First Wort Hop
  • 18.4 grams East Kent Goldings (5.1% AA) – First Wort Hop
  • 31.80 grams Fuggle– 5 min
  • 29.5 grams East Kent Goldings – 5 min
  • 21.6 grams Fuggle – 0 min
  • 21.6 grams East Kent Goldings – 0 min


Danstar Nottingham




Grain: 13.97 lbs

Water (quarts):  17.96 - Before Additional Infusions

Water (gals):   4.49 - Before Additional Infusions

Qts Water Per Lbs Grain:  1.29 - Before Additional Infusions

  • Saccharification Rest Temp :  144F (30 min)
  • Mash-out Rest Temp :  171F (5 min)
  • Sparge Temp :  171F (60 min)

Total Mash Volume Gal:  5.61 - Dough-In Infusion Only




  • Whirlpool and 5 min additions you might want to move them back 20 minutes if not doing a hot whirlpool.
  • Meantime ferments at 72F (Jamil suggests 68F if using a small fermenter)
  • They use nottingham yeast. Maybe go with dry yeast, which is likely what they are using.
  • FG = 3 Plato

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Reader Comments (2)

I was wondering, is this recipe the one they made or the one they were trying to make?

March 27, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterL

Only a 30 min sacc rest?

March 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSteve

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