Uk us hop match jester and citra webIt’s May, it’s the Royal Wedding. Keep an eye out on Twitter for UK/US hop marriage ideas.  We’re going to HOP on to the back of the celebrations and showcase UK  and US combos.

Here is a #WellHopped recipe from our very own Robbie Harrigan.

New England IPA
IBU 30
ABV 6.5%
Balanced sulphate to chloride ratio for good mouthfeel/’juiciness’.

65% Extra Pale
20% Malted Oats
10% Malted Wheat
5% Munich T1

Bitter to 10 IBU with early addition of Pilgrim.
20 IBUs spilt 60/40 between Jester® & Citra® 5 minutes before end of boil.
Steep/whirlpool Jester® and Citra® – 6g/l split 60/40 between the two.

Lallemand New England/East Coast – 100g/hl pitch rate – aim for 20 degrees Celsius fermentation temperature.

Dry Hopping
12g/l Jester®
8g/l Citra®


Big chewy NEIPA – Jester® giving big citrus notes backed up by a huge tropical fruit hit form the Citra.