Irish Red Extract Template

Irish-Style Red Ale - Extract

Recipe Description

This recipe is a base template for the Irish-Style Red Ale style. While you are welcome to brew this recipe as is it's intended to be used as a starting point for creating your own recipe.

  • Batch Size: 5 gal (18.9 L)
  • Boil Size: 3 gal (11.4 L)
  • Boil Time: 60 mins

Ingredients

  • Grains/Fermentables
  • 2.25 lbs (1.02 kg) Dark Dry Malt Extract (30 °L)
  • 3.3 lbs (1.5 kg) Dark Liquid Malt Extract (30 °L)
  • After Boil
  • 4 oz (113.4 g) Corn Sugar (Dextrose) (0 °L)
  • Hops
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) East Kent Golding 5.5% AA (Boil - 60 mins)
  • 0.5 oz (14.17 g) East Kent Golding 5.5% AA (Boil - 30 mins)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 1 tsp (4.93 mL) Irish Moss (Boil - 15 mins)
  • Yeast
  • Irish Ale Yeast (Wyeast 1084) (Liquid)

Directions

Add mix dry extract with 3 gallons of water and bring to a boil.

Add hops and irish moss at times indicated. Add liquid extract with 15 mins left in the boil.

Cool and transfer to primary fermentor. Top off with cold water to the 5 gallon mark. Shake to mix and aerate then pitch the yeast.

Corn sugar is for bottle priming.

Hold in primary fermentor for 14 days at 67 °F (19 °C).

Allow to carbonate and age for 14 days.

If you started brewing this beer today you could be drinking it by May 18, 2014. Start brewing this recipe.