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Joe's Irish Red Ale

Irish Red Ale

All Grain


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Brewer/Contributor: joe

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 5.49 gal

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Joe's Irish Red Ale

Type: All Grain

Date: 7/2/2006

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: joe
Boil Size: 5.49 galAsst Brewer: Sue
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: My new brew stuff
Taste Rating(out of 50): 45.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 71.10
Taste Notes: A nice smooth malty red, doing it again this weekend, my son want's a case of it for his 21st birthday!


AmountItemType% or IBU
9.00 lbMaris Otter (Crisp) (4.0 SRM)Grain86.79 %
0.75 lbBarley, Flaked (Briess) (1.7 SRM)Grain7.23 %
0.50 lbCrystal Dark - 77L (Crisp) (75.0 SRM)Grain4.82 %
0.12 lbChocolate (Crisp) (630.0 SRM)Grain1.16 %
0.50 ozGoldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (5 min) (Aroma Hop-Steep)Hops-
1.00 ozGoldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (60 min)Hops15.4 IBU
0.91 tspIrish Moss (Boil 15.0 min)Misc
1 PkgsIrish Ale (White Labs #WLP004)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.055 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.054 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.015 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.25 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.74 %
Bitterness: 15.4 IBUCalories: 239 cal/pint
Est Color: 15.4 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Full BodyTotal Grain Weight: 10.37 lb
Sparge Water: 2.29 galGrain Temperature: 60.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 FTunTemperature: 60.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSEMash PH: 5.4 PH

Single Infusion, Full Body
Step TimeNameDescriptionStep Temp
45 minMash InAdd 13.43 qt of water at 171.8 F158.0 F
10 minMash OutAdd 5.37 qt of water at 196.5 F168.0 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: Corn SugarVolumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 4.1 ozCarbonation Used: -1/2 cup
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 68.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 68.0 F 



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