Better Off Red Beer Recipe | All Grain Irish Red Ale by dhorcutt | Brewer's Friend
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Better Off Red

179 calories 19.6 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Irish Red Ale
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.040 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Calories: 179 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 19.6 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Wednesday January 23rd 2019
1.054
1.015
5.1%
32.9
15.9
5.6
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
7 lb American - Pale 2-Row7 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 62.9%
3 lb American - Munich - Light 10L3 lb Munich - Light 10L 33 10 27%
6 oz American - Caramel / Crystal 120L6 oz Caramel / Crystal 120L 33 120 3.4%
4 oz American - Roasted Barley4 oz Roasted Barley 33 300 2.2%
8 oz German - CaraRed8 oz CaraRed 34 20 4.5%
178 oz / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.50 oz Fuggles1.5 oz Fuggles Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 45 min 23.52 60%
1 oz East Kent Goldings1 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 15 min 9.42 40%
2.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
17 qt Single Step Infusion Infusion -- 153 °F 60 min
20 qt Fly Sparge -- 165 °F 45 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
6 g Chalk Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2 g Calcium Chloride Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
5 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3 g Table Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Irish Ale Yeast WLP004
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
71.5%
Flocculation:
Med-High
Optimum Temp:
65 - 68 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 97 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
80 5 25 75 80 100
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Better Off Red" Irish Red Ale beer recipe by dhorcutt. All Grain, ABV 5.11%, IBU 32.93, SRM 15.86, Fermentables: (Pale 2-Row, Munich - Light 10L, Caramel / Crystal 120L, Roasted Barley, CaraRed) Hops: (Fuggles, East Kent Goldings) Other: (Chalk, Calcium Chloride, Gypsum, Table Salt)
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  • Last Updated: 2019-01-23 22:45 UTC
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