Irish Red Ale NB Recipe

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Irish Red Ale NB

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5.5 Gallon(s)
3 Gallon(s)
60 min
75%
Adapted from Northern Brewer Irish Red Ale kit. First "non-kit" batch trying 0.5 lb Briess Carapils Copper Malt instead of 0.5 Briess Carapils.

Fermentables

5% - Briess Carapils Copper Malt
0.5
34
30
Steep
3% - Briess Special Roast
0.25
34
50
Steep
1% - Victory Malt - US
0.125
34
28
Steep
1% - Thomas Fawcett Pale Chocolate Malt
0.125
32
180
Steep
0% - Briess Carapils Malt
0
34
2
Steep
21% - Dry Malt Extract - Pilsen - US
2
42
2
Extract
69% - Liquid Malt Extract - Briess Golden Light
6.6
42
10
Extract

Hops

Willamette
1
Pellet
Boil
60 min(s)
5
14.6
Styrian Goldings
1
Pellet
Boil
30 min(s)
5.3
11.9

Yeast

LalBrew Nottingham Ale Dry Yeast
80%

Other Stuff

Irish Moss
1
tsp
Boil

Mash Steps

No mash steps in this recipe

Special Instructions

1.
Add 3 gallons cold water to brew pot and heat to 165 deg.
2.
Remove heat, add steeping grains (in grain bag) and let stand covered 30 minutes.
3.
Remove and drain grain bag and heat to boiling.
4.
Boil 150 ml water (covered with foil) for 5 minutes (for rehydrating yeast). Let cool to 70-80 deg.
5.
At boiling, remove heat and and fully dissolve all DME.
6.
Bring to boil; start :60 timer & follow hops schedule.
7.
At :15 turn off heat, add the Irish Moss and all remaining fermentables. Return heat.
8.
At flame-out, chill wort to about 80 deg. Rehydrate yeast.
9.
Add 2 1/2 gal cold water to primary and rack or pour wort into primary. Add water if needed to achieve final volume.
10.
Mix wort with sanitized spoon, shake to aerate. Take and record OG.
11.
Pitch rehydrated yeast; primary at 68-75 deg until fermentation is complete (1-2 weeks).
12.
Rack to secondary and allow 1 week in secondary.
13.
For bottle carbonation: Add 120 g corn sugar to 500 ml water and boil for 5 min. Chill to room temp.
14.
Bottle and condition at 68-72 deg for 2-3 weeks until carbonated. Once carbonated, store at 58-62.

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Recipe Facts

Irish Red Ale NB
  • 5.50 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 3.00 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 60  min Boil Time
  • 1.069 OG
  • 1.014 FG
  • 26.5 IBU (tinseth) Bitterness
  • 0.39 BG:GU
  • 12.8° SRM Color
  • 75% Efficiency
  • 7.1% ABV Alcohol
  • 232 per 12oz Calories
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