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St Jay - Irish Red

English Ordinary Bitter

All Grain


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Brewer/Contributor: Jay Russ

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 6.00 gal

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St Jay - Irish Red

Type: All Grain

Date: 2/20/2003

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Jay Russ
Boil Size: 6.00 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brew Pot (6+gal) and Igloo/Gott Cooler (5 Gal)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 72.00
Taste Notes: A nice Red for St Patrick's day.


AmountItemType% or IBU
7.00 lbPale Malt (2 Row) UK (3.0 SRM)Grain76.67 %
1.00 lbBiscuit Malt (23.0 SRM)Grain10.95 %
0.50 lbCarafoam (2.0 SRM)Grain5.48 %
0.50 lbCaramunich Malt (56.0 SRM)Grain5.48 %
0.13 lbChocolate Malt (450.0 SRM)Grain1.42 %
1.00 ozFuggles [4.50 %] (60 min)Hops16.8 IBU
1.00 ozFuggles [4.50 %] (30 min)Hops12.9 IBU
0.50 ozGoldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (15 min)Hops4.6 IBU
0.50 ozGoldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (5 min)Hops1.9 IBU
1 PkgsIrish Ale (Wyeast Labs #1084)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.047 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.048 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.012 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.013 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.50 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.56 %
Bitterness: 36.2 IBUCalories: 213 cal/pint
Est Color: 14.1 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash OutTotal Grain Weight: 9.13 lb
Sparge Water: 4.49 galGrain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 FTunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUEMash PH: 5.4 PH

Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash Out
Step TimeNameDescriptionStep Temp
75 minMash InAdd 11.41 qt of water at 164.9 F150.0 F

Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Kegged (Forced CO2)Volumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 11.7 PSICarbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 41.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 


Does not fit well into any "official" BJCP style, but it is a nice red beer for St Patrick's day. If you brew this, it may come out closer to copper, orange, or light brown. If it comes out a bit off and you brew it again someday, add or subtract just a touch of the Chocolate Malt to lighten or darken the beer.

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