Velvet Hammer clone (Imperial Irish Red) v6.2 Beer Recipe | All Grain Irish Red Ale | Brewer's Friend
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Velvet Hammer clone (Imperial Irish Red) v6.2

328 calories 29.4 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Irish Red Ale
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 4.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.25 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.057 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.099 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 80% (brew house)
Source: Tweets from Peticolas
Calories: 328 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 29.4 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Saturday May 13th 2023
1.099
1.019
11.6%
86.7
13.8
5.4
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
7.50 lb American - Pale Ale7.5 lb Pale Ale 37 3.5 53.3%
3.50 lb Muntons - Maris Otter3.5 lb Maris Otter 38 2.3 24.9%
2 lb Brown Sugar2 lb Brown Sugar - (late boil kettle addition) 45 15 14.2%
8 oz Briess - Carapils Malt8 oz Carapils Malt 34.5 1.5 3.6%
5 oz Aromatic Malt5 oz Aromatic Malt 35 20 2.2%
3 oz Briess - Caramel Malt - 80L3 oz Caramel Malt - 80L 35 80 1.3%
1 oz United Kingdom - Roasted Barley1 oz Roasted Barley 29 550 0.4%
225 oz / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.80 oz Bravo0.8 oz Bravo Hops Leaf/Whole 15.5 Boil 90 min 47.72 34.8%
0.94 oz 50/35/15 Mix of Centenial, Chinook, and Columbus0.94 oz 50/35/15 Mix of Centenial, Chinook, and Columbus Hops Pellet 11.8 Boil 30 min 33.74 40.9%
0.56 oz 50/35/15 Mix of Centenial, Chinook, and Columbus0.56 oz 50/35/15 Mix of Centenial, Chinook, and Columbus Hops Pellet 11.8 Boil 5 min 5.21 24.3%
2.30 oz / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
3 g Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4 g Chalk Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4.50 g Tartaric acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Trappist High Gravity 3787
Amount:
0.75 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
76%
Flocculation:
Med-High
Optimum Temp:
64 - 78 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.25 (M cells / ml / ° P) 501 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.25 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Edinburgh (Scottish Ale, Malty Ale)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
90 20 10 70 70 90
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Mash for 90 mins with 7.5gal total (5gal strike, 2.5gal sparge).
Add waterchems to mash with strike water.
Start mash at 148, then heat to 152 after 30 mins and again to 156 for last 30 mins.
Sparge with 2.5gal at 168F.

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  • Last Updated: 2023-05-18 16:37 UTC
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