Home Brew Forums > Recipe Database > HomeBrewTalk.com Recipe Database > Scottish and Irish Ale > All-Grain - Road Kill Red (IRA)

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-17-2009, 03:00 PM   #1
p4ck37p1mp
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Acworth, GA
Posts: 399
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default All-Grain - Road Kill Red (IRA)

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: WLP002 (WLP001 works too)
Yeast Starter: 1000ml
Batch Size (Gallons): 20
Original Gravity: 1.048
Final Gravity: 1.011
IBU: 22.6 IBU
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 17.7 SRM
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14
Tasting Notes: Malty and complex.

BeerSmith Recipe Printout - BeerSmith Brewing Software, Recipes, Blog, Wiki and Discussion Forum
Recipe: Road Kill Red
Brewer: Jason
Asst Brewer:
Style: Irish Red Ale
TYPE: All Grain
Taste: (35.0)

Recipe Specifications
--------------------------
Batch Size: 20.00 gal
Boil Size: 22.89 gal
Estimated OG: 1.048 SG
Estimated Color: 17.7 SRM
Estimated IBU: 22.6 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 85.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
------------
Amount Item Type % or IBU
25.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 79.37 %
2.00 lb Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM) Grain 6.35 %
1.00 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 3.17 %
1.00 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 75L (75.0 SRM) Grain 3.17 %
1.00 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt -120L (120.0 SRM) Grain 3.17 %
1.00 lb Special B Malt (180.0 SRM) Grain 3.17 %
0.50 lb Black Barley (Stout) (500.0 SRM) Grain 1.59 %
5.00 oz Fuggles [4.50 %] (60 min) Hops 20.9 IBU
2.00 oz Fuggles [4.50 %] (5 min) Hops 1.7 IBU
4.00 items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 min) Misc
1 Pkgs California Ale (White Labs #WLP001) Yeast-Ale


Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Full Body, Batch Sparge
Total Grain Weight: 31.50 lb
----------------------------
Single Infusion, Full Body, Fly Sparge
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
60 min Mash In Add 9.84 gal of water at 170.5 F 158.0 F
60 min Fly Sparge 13.79 gal of water at 180.0 F


Notes:
------


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

__________________
'Insert Name Here' Brew Club (North Atlanta Metro Area)

-- "Unix is user friendly. However, it isn't idiot friendly."

Last edited by p4ck37p1mp; 01-17-2009 at 03:28 PM.
p4ck37p1mp is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-17-2009, 03:29 PM   #2
p4ck37p1mp
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Acworth, GA
Posts: 399
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default


Actually WLP004 is the most appropriate, but I've made this with WLP001 and WLP002 and it still comes out very good. I've always used US 2 row but UK 2 row would be more appropriate.

__________________
'Insert Name Here' Brew Club (North Atlanta Metro Area)

-- "Unix is user friendly. However, it isn't idiot friendly."
p4ck37p1mp is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-31-2009, 10:14 PM   #3
smittykoi
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: uk
Posts: 3
Default


wow this beer insults the uk ira?

__________________
smittykoi is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-01-2009, 03:17 AM   #4
Yuri_Rage
Gritty.
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Yuri_Rage's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Southwest
Posts: 13,878
Liked 581 Times on 361 Posts
Likes Given: 52

Default


It's likely just an unfortunate acronym..."Irish Red Ale"

I don't think any harm was meant. If I'm wrong, the OP should probably edit his title.

__________________
Homebrewed Blog..........YouTube Channel .......... Shirts, posters, etc
Yuri_Rage is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-01-2009, 01:02 PM   #5
p4ck37p1mp
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Acworth, GA
Posts: 399
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default


Have a sense of humor. I was going to call my brewery 'Coon Smack Brewing' after chasing a raccoon several times off our coolers once when camping and finally smacking it with a flashlight. Amusing to me, able to be taken out of context by others. The names of my beers were along that theme. I've realized the world generally takes itself too seriously these days to have any sort of fun. The name stays, get over it. This is why I have to pick a politically correct brewery and I guess beer names. Lame.

PS - why don't you brew a batch and tell me if it insults 'uk ira'. IRA is one of my favorite styles, along with stouts, porters, southern browns, cream ales, scottish 80, etc. I've done my best to perfect my idea of what an IRA should be over 8 batches to have this recipe as it is.

PPS - And my wife IS IRISH!

__________________
'Insert Name Here' Brew Club (North Atlanta Metro Area)

-- "Unix is user friendly. However, it isn't idiot friendly."

Last edited by p4ck37p1mp; 02-01-2009 at 01:05 PM.
p4ck37p1mp is offline  
pernox Likes This 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-01-2009, 05:02 PM   #6
Yuri_Rage
Gritty.
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Yuri_Rage's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Southwest
Posts: 13,878
Liked 581 Times on 361 Posts
Likes Given: 52

Default


To the OP - do a Google search for "UK IRA." The first hits have NOTHING to do with beer. As a citizen of the UK, smittykoi made a reasonable assumption that your brew name was very off color, though you meant no harm.

Perhaps I can summarize:

OP posts "Road Kill IRA" as an amusing recipe name, meaning "Road Kill" in the literal sense, and IRA as "Irish Red Ale."

UK citizen takes the name out of context, referring to a possible double entendre where IRA could stand for "Irish Republican Army."

OP takes the "insult" comment out of context, thinking that the guy from the UK is telling him that his recipe is an insult to the style.

It's a simple, ongoing misunderstanding. Let's please get past it.

__________________
Homebrewed Blog..........YouTube Channel .......... Shirts, posters, etc
Yuri_Rage is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-13-2010, 07:24 PM   #7
brianroberts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: IL
Posts: 29
Default


Oh please,I don't think it was meant to insult anyone, its just a name,but if you don't like it,don't look at it.....B....

__________________
brianroberts is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Brewing on the Road hialtitude General Techniques 14 04-24-2009 02:36 PM
Tobacco Road! BigKahuna Recipes/Ingredients 34 11-08-2008 05:19 AM
Road Of The Righteous ESB hoplobster English Pale Ale 0 08-23-2007 03:25 AM