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  • “Better Red Than Dead” Ale Recipe

    Posted on January 27th, 2010 Dirk 1 comment

    This is another malt forward beer.  This is a dark Irish Red Ale.  It has a bit of a fruity character balanced with roast bitterness. Pours with a nice creamy head that hangs on for a couple of minutes.  The recipe came from the March/April 2009 issue of Zymurgy.

    Brew Date: May 2, 2009
    Style: Irish Red Ale
    Batch Size: 6 gallons
    O.G.: 1.053
    F.G.: 1.016
    Alcohol: 4.9% ABV
    SRM: 17
    IBUs: 26

    Grain Bill

    • 7.0 lbs Maris Otter Malt
    • 3.0 lbs Munich Malt
    • 8 oz CaraRed 20 °L
    • 6.0 oz Crystal 120 °L
    • 4.0 oz Roasted Barley

    Hops

    • 1.5 oz Fuggles @ 45 minutes
    • 1.0 oz Kent Goldings @ 15 minutes

    Yeast

    • Wyeast 1084
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