Spruced Up IPA Beer Kit

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Your Label Peelers Spruced Up IPA Original Beer Kit never sits on a shelf. Your grains are crushed to order. Your ingredients are packed fresh and you don't pay for a flashy box. It's all about providing you with the freshest ingredients for you to make your best beer.

Are you ready to embark on a brewing adventure that will leave your taste buds tingling with delight? Look no further than the Spruced Up IPA beer kit! This kit is designed to transform you into a master brewer, crafting a beer that is as refreshing as a cool breeze on a summer's day.

Picture yourself pouring a glass of this juniper-infused IPA, marveling at its light golden hue. As you take your first sip, the citrus and floral notes from the carefully selected hops dance on your palate, creating a symphony of flavors that will leave you craving more.

To achieve this exceptional taste, the Spruced Up IPA beer kit includes a carefully curated selection of ingredients. You'll find 6 lbs. of Light Dry Malt Extract, providing a solid foundation for your brew. This is complemented by 12 oz. of 2 Row Brewer's Malt, 4 oz. of Caramel 10L Malt, and 4 oz. of Carapils Malt, adding depth and complexity to the flavor profile.

But what truly sets this beer apart is the combination of hops and juniper berries. The kit includes 1 oz. of East Kent Golding Hops, known for their earthy and spicy characteristics. Additionally, you'll find 1 oz. of Citra Hops, which contribute vibrant citrus flavors, and 1 oz. of Amarillo Hops, adding a touch of tropical fruitiness. Finally, the secret ingredient: 1 oz. of juniper berries, infusing the beer with a subtle piney essence that will transport you to a forest oasis.

Brewing your own Spruced Up IPA is not only a rewarding experience but also an opportunity to impress your friends and family with your brewing prowess. Imagine the satisfaction of sharing a pint of your own creation, watching their faces light up with delight as they savor the unique flavors you've crafted.

So, what are you waiting for? Unleash your inner brewmaster and embark on a brewing journey like no other with the Spruced Up IPA beer kit. Get ready to raise your glass and toast to your brewing success!

ABV: 6%
IBU: 54
SG: 1.053
FG: 1.010
SRM: 3


- 6 lbs. Light Dry Malt Extract
- 12 oz. 2 Row Brewer’s Malt
- 4 oz. Caramel 10L Malt
- 4 oz. Carapils Malt
- 1 oz East Kent Golding Hops
- 1 oz. Citra Hops
- 1 oz. Amarillo Hops
- 1 oz. Juniper Berries
- Yeast Energizer / Irish Moss Combo Packet
- 1 packet dry yeast (Fermentis Safale US-05)

Hop Schedule  


- 60 minutes: 1 oz. East Kent Golding Hops (Bittering)
- 20 minutes: 1 oz. Citra Hops (Flavor)
- 5 minutes: 1 oz. Amarillo Hops (Aroma)


1. Heat 2-3 gallons of water to 155°F.
2. Place grains in a grain bag and steep in the hot water for 30 minutes.
3. Remove the grain bag and discard.
4. Add the malt extract and stir until fully dissolved.
5. Bring the wort up to a rolling boil.
6. Add the hops according to the hop schedule.
7. Boil for 60 minutes, stirring occasionally.
8. With 15 minutes remaining, add 1 oz of juniper berries and Yeast Energizer / Irish Moss Combo Packet.
9. Cool the wort to 70°F.
10. Transfer the wort to a fermenter and top off with cold water to 5 gallons.
11. Pitch the yeast and seal the fermenter.
12. Ferment at 68-70°F for 10-14 days.
13. Transfer to a bottling bucket and stir in 5 oz. priming sugar. Mix until evenly distributed and bottle your beer.
14. Once bottled, allow 2 weeks for carbonation in a cool, dark room. Enjoy!


If you are making a beer kit for the first time, an equipment kit is a great and low-stress way to get all the equipment you need to make your Spruced Up IPA

This Brewer's Best Equipment Kit is top of the line and comes complete for a beginner brewer.

  • Equipment kit includes: 
  • 6.5 Gallon "Ale Pail" Primary Fermenter with Grommeted Lid 
  • 6.5 Gallon "Ale Pail" Bottling Bucket with Spigot 
  • Easy Clean No-Rinse Cleanser 
  • Auto-Siphon 
  • 5 Gallon Glass Carboy 
  • Plastic Paddle
  • Carboy Brush
  • Hydrometer
  • Liquid Crystal Thermometer
  • Bottle Brush
  • Black Beauty Capper
  • Econolock
  • Drilled Bung
  • Lab Thermometer
  • Bottle Filler
  • Siphon Hose with Shut-off Clamp
  • IO-Star
  • 20 qt. Brew Pot
  • Equipment Instructions

star sanSanitizer and Spray Bottle

Good sanitation practices are absolutely fundamental to good beer making. Five Star San is the premier sanitizer you will need to make your Spruced Up IPA beer kit. A great practice for extra protection is to have a spray bottle filled with sanitizing solution so you can re-sanitize everything that touches or goes near your beer. Sanitation is much more difficult with beer than wine because beer has a higher pH. Wine's high acidity makes bacterial infection less likely but with beer, one small mishap can cost you your batch. 

amber beer bottleBottles

When your Spruced Up IPA is done, you will need bottles. This standard 12 ounce bottle is a good choice. You will need 54 for a 5 gallon batch. Bottles do not come with caps.

5 gallon glass carboy


The 5 gallon carboy pictured here is the standard size for any beer kit. If you have never worked with a carboy, it is important to know they should not be moved full without a carboy handle or a carrier. 

brew-pot.pngBrew Pots

The pot pictured is an 8 gallon pot that is perfect for any beer kit or a standard 5 gallon batch. 

wart-chiller.pngWort Chillers and Thermometers

Wort Chillers and Thermometers are long term investments. It is important to chill your Spruced Up IPA wort quickly. The quicker you chill it the stronger the cold break will be. You also need a good thermometer that reads fast temperature fluctuations.  


Auto-siphons are a great luxury item to have in your brew equipment. Once you have one you will never go without it again. Don't forget to use a heavy duty sanitizer to clean it since you don't want to replace it as often as hoses. A good sanitizer for that job is Five Star San. 


The fermenter pictured here is standard for a 5 gallon beer kit.


 Many people reuse their hoses for far too long. Replacing your hoses often or even using as single use items is highly recommended with beer making. Hoses are very hard to clean and beer is very susceptible to bacterial infection. You do not want to risk losing your Spruced Up IPAover a few feet of unsanitary hose. 


Pouring your wort into a carboy can be tricky. Use a big funnel made just for the job. They even have different mesh screens to remove particles. 


It is recommended to replace airlocks often. Because they never physically touch the beer, the sanitation risk is too often overlooked. Bacteria can spread without physical contact in a closed environment and plastic stubbornly harbors bacteria.   

6.5 stopperStoppers and Bungs 

Bungs and stoppers should also be periodically replaced. They can dry out and harbor bacteria. 

 carboy brushCarboy Brush

Keeping your carboy clean before and after use is key to avoid bacterial infection in your beer. A carboy brush is a great tool to get into those nooks and crannies. 

bottle-washer.pngStainless Steel Carboy and Bottle Washer

Stainless Steel Carboy and Bottle Washer is a convenient way of cleaning your bottles and/or carboys.  This high quality tool will come in handy.  Hooks up straight to your faucet with the bottle washer adapter (#4804) and puts out plenty of pressure to clean those stubborn stains from beer bottles that have been sitting around. 

bottle capperCapper

When you bottle your Spruced Up IPA, you will need to cap your bottles. This capper is inexpensive, easy to use and does not require attaching to a counter. It has a magnet to hold the cap in place.  





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