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Desert Combat Red

American Red Ale



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Brewer/Contributor: Brian Smith

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 3.98 gal

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Desert Combat Red

Type: Extract

Date: 8/1/2003

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Brian Smith
Boil Size: 3.98 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 45 min Equipment: Brew Pot (5 Gallon)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 45.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: -
Taste Notes: Tasted great and very clear...one of the first of 2 batches I kegged in my new kegerator system. People at the neighborhood party really liked it (and almost drained the batch). This batch blew the top off too, but it didn't hurt the beer.


AmountItemType% or IBU
7.00 lbExtra Light Dry Extract (3.0 SRM)Dry Extract93.33 %
0.50 lbBlack (Patent) Malt (500.0 SRM)Grain6.67 %
2.00 ozPearle [5.10 %] (45 min)Hops24.3 IBU
1.00 tspIrish Moss (Boil 15.0 min)Misc
1 PkgsDry Ale Yeast (Nottingham)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.062 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.062 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.018 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.012 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.72 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 6.53 %
Bitterness: 24.3 IBUCalories: 277 cal/pint
Est Color: 23.1 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: NoneTotal Grain Weight: 10.00 lb
Sparge Water: -Grain Temperature: -
Sparge Temperature: -TunTemperature: -
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSEMash PH: -

Steep grains as desired (30-60 minutes)

Mash Notes: -

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Corn SugarVolumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 3.8 ozCarbonation Used: 3/4 cup
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 



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