Irish Red Ale OR just an Celtic/Irish Ale – All Grain Recipe 5 Gallons

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5 gallon batch:

If you want a classic Irish Red, don’t use the Special B, replace with CaraRed 20. If your local brew store don’t carry CaraRed, look at a substitution chart for grains:

http://bsghandcraft.com/resources/malt_cross_reference_chart

Standard 60 minute mash (we use batch sparge).

OG – 1.058 – Brew Date: 04/12/2014
FG – 1.018 – Racking Date: 04/17/2014

ABV 5.25%

Golden Promise – 7 lb
Munich Malt – 3 lb
Special B – 8 oz – For Red Ale look (switch this to CaraRed 20 or use a substitute chart above)
Crystal 120 – 6 oz
Roasted Barley – 4 oz

Hops:

Once you achieve a rolling boil, set timer.

At 45 minuted add 1.5 ounce of Fuggle Hops
At 55 minutes add 1 ounce of East Kent Goldings & some Irish Moss

Yeast:

Wyeast 1084 Irish Ale Yeast – starter was prepared ahead of brew date.

65 ~ 68 F fermentation temperature.

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