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Gritty's Red October Ale

168 calories 18 carbs
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Irish Red Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.037 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Calories: 168 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 18 g (Per 12oz)
URL: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f65/raging-red-irish-red-ale-239188/
Created Monday October 1st 2018
1.051
1.013
4.93%
25.12
18.66
5.56
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
7.25 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale7.25 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 71.6%
2.25 lb American - Vienna2.25 lb Vienna 35 4 22.2%
6 oz American - Caramel / Crystal 120L6 oz Caramel / Crystal 120L 33 120 3.7%
4 oz United Kingdom - Roasted Barley4 oz Roasted Barley 29 550 2.5%
10.13 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.3 oz Magnum0.3 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 15 First Wort   19.16 37.5%
0.5 oz Challenger0.5 oz Challenger Hops Pellet 8.5 Boil 10 min 5.96 62.5%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
3.25 gal Water to 164 Infusion 150 °F 60 min
5.75 gal Sparge 170 °F 10 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
 
Yeast
White Labs - Irish Ale Yeast WLP004
Amount:
2
Attenuation (avg):
71.5%
Flocculation:
Med-High
Optimum Temp:
65 - 68 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 197 B cells required
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Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
71 7 12 50 66 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 8.55 34.2  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.25 qt/lb 3.16 12.7  
Remaining sparge water volume 5.38 21.5  
Grain absorption losses -1.27 -5.1  
Mash Lauter Tun dead space -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 7.03 28.1  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses -0.03 -0.1  
Amount going into fermentor 5.5 22  
Total: 8.55 34.2
 
Notes

Scaled version with some tweaks to Todd Brainbridge's recipe.
http://beersmithrecipes.com/viewrecipe/2135951?uniqid=5bb2861a9ce83

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  • Last Updated: 2018-10-06 18:49 UTC