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Old 09-24-2007, 02:39 AM   #1
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May 2006
Waveland, MS
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Recipe Type: All Grain   
Yeast: Wyeast 1056   
Yeast Starter: Yes   
Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: None   
Batch Size (Gallons): 5.5   
Original Gravity: 1.052   
Final Gravity: 1.016   
IBU: 30   
Boiling Time (Minutes): 70   
Color: 15   
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7   
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14   

American Red Ale

9 lbs. American 2-Row Malt
2 lbs. Crystal/Caramel Malt 40L
2 oz. Roasted Barley

60 minute mash @ 154.

2 oz. Willamette @ 60 minutes

Whole leaf hops.

Wyeast #1056 American Ale

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Old 11-05-2008, 10:03 PM   #2
Mar 2007
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Going to brew this for a second time this weekend...I really liked the 1st batch, it's amazing how simple is often better.

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Old 02-25-2009, 05:02 PM   #3
Nov 2008
Posts: 3

I used a variation of this recipe for my second all-grain attempt.

I used Irish Ale yeast instead, and changed the times for adding the hops a bit since I was using pellets.

My hydrometer broke right before brewing, so I won't have the best notes. But I hope to return with some positive feedback on how the finished product tastes.

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Old 04-05-2009, 01:15 PM   #4
May 2007
Cary, NC
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I brewed this in January and am drinking it now. It's a very good beer, thank you!


Primary/Secondary: #133 Scottish 80/-
Kegged: #132 American Wheat
Planned: IPA, Brown, Pale Ale

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Old 07-29-2009, 09:36 PM   #5
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Jul 2009
Dallas, Tx
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I'm trying to decide between this and EdWort's Stone IPA clone for this weekend. Either will be my 1st all grain.

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Old 10-12-2010, 02:08 AM   #6
May 2010
Chicago, Illinois
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I'm thinking about brewing this, two 3 gallon recipes in my two new glass carboys and using Wyeast 1056 and WL East Coast Ale.

Whatyda think?

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Old 10-12-2010, 02:09 AM   #7
May 2010
Chicago, Illinois
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Also, since we're using 2 Row, I'm increasing the boil time to 90

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Old 04-22-2012, 01:16 AM   #8
Mar 2012
Anchorage, Alaska
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Just brewed this, and its tasty, but very red at all, just brown. Could have measured poorly and gotten more than 2 oz of roasted barley. Next time i'll use one oz.

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Old 08-28-2013, 06:37 PM   #9
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May 2013
, Kansas
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anyone else have this not come out as red? I have crystal 60 already, could i use 1.5lbs and still get the same results?
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Old 11-02-2013, 02:57 PM   #10
Dec 2010
south lyon, mi
Posts: 5

I brewed this in August, and just finished off the keg.
It was nice and red and really great flavor.
I will be doing this one again.
Easy, and tasty.

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