All Grain Yeast:
Safale S-04 Yeast Starter:
none Batch Size (Gallons):
5.5 Original Gravity:
1.052 Final Gravity:
24 IBU Boiling Time (Minutes):
15 SRM Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp):
14 days @ 70F Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp):
none Tasting Notes:
Strong maltiness fades quickly to hop bitterness and rye spice.
6 lbs 8 oz 2-row Pale Malt
2 lbs 8 oz Malted Rye
8 oz Crystal Malt 120L
8 oz Crystal Malt 60L
2 oz Roasted Barley
Willamette Hops (4.5% AAU) 60 min boil
Mash @ 150F for 70min.
Taste notes: This is a spicy Irish red with a strong rye presence. There was a strong malt presence up front that quickly dissolved into a blend of hop bitterness and rye spice.
Appearance: Deep red color with a tan head.
This beer was very popular when I poured it for members of my brew club. Though I brewed it early in the year, I was drinking it during spring and early summer. I suspect I would enjoy this more in the winter, however.