Irish Red critique - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Irish Red critique

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-31-2008, 07:46 PM   #1
StankAle
 
StankAle's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Aug 2007
Chicago Illinois
Posts: 203
Liked 2 Times on 1 Posts



I always like to post my new recipe attempts here so I dpn't brew 5.5 gallons of bad beer. Any advice is always appreciated.

Special Patrol Group

A ProMash Recipe Report

Recipe Specifics
----------------

Batch Size (Gal): 5.50 Wort Size (Gal): 5.50
Total Grain (Lbs): 9.19
Anticipated OG: 1.047 Plato: 11.60
Anticipated SRM: 15.0
Anticipated IBU: 24.5
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75 %
Wort Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Grain/Extract/Sugar

% Amount Name Origin Potential SRM
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
87.1 8.00 lbs. Maris Otter Great Britain 1.038 4
5.4 0.50 lbs. Melanoidin Malt 1.033 35
5.4 0.50 lbs. Cara-Pils Dextrine Malt 1.033 2
2.0 0.19 lbs. Roasted Barley Great Britain 1.029 575

Potential represented as SG per pound per gallon.


Hops

Amount Name Form Alpha IBU Boil Time
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
1.00 oz. Goldings - E.K. Whole 4.75 19.3 60 min.
1.00 oz. Goldings - E.K. Whole 4.75 5.2 15 min.


Extras

Amount Name Type Time
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
0.16 Oz Irish Moss Fining 15 Min.(boil)


Yeast
-----

WYeast 1084 Irish Ale


Mash Schedule
-------------

Mash Type: Single Step

Grain Lbs: 9.19
Water Qts: 11.49 - Before Additional Infusions
Water Gal: 2.87 - Before Additional Infusions

Qts Water Per Lbs Grain: 1.25 - Before Additional Infusions

Saccharification Rest Temp : 155 Time: 60
Mash-out Rest Temp : 170 Time: 10
Sparge Temp : 170 Time: 15


Total Mash Volume Gal: 3.61 - Dough-In Infusion Only

All temperature measurements are degrees Fahrenheit.



 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2008, 07:54 PM   #2
TexLaw
Here's Lookin' Atcha!
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
TexLaw's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Sep 2007
Houston, Texas
Posts: 3,672
Liked 27 Times on 26 Posts


Looks good. I love the name.


TL


__________________
Beer is good for anything from hot dogs to heartache.

Drinking Frog Brewery, est. 1993

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2008, 07:57 PM   #3
niquejim
Burrowing Owl Brewery
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
niquejim's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jul 2007
Cape Coral Florida
Posts: 2,378
Liked 51 Times on 40 Posts


It looks good, but with .5 Melanoidin & .5 cara-pils I would lower the mash to 152-3. It should be good either way.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2008, 08:07 PM   #4
StankAle
 
StankAle's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Aug 2007
Chicago Illinois
Posts: 203
Liked 2 Times on 1 Posts


Thanks Gentelemen.
The "SPG" name is an ode to the Young Ones (anyone remember that)?
One of the characters, Vivian, had a hamster by that name.

I will definitely take the advice and lower the mash temp.
I will let you all know how it comes out.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2008, 08:24 PM   #5
TexLaw
Here's Lookin' Atcha!
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
TexLaw's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Sep 2007
Houston, Texas
Posts: 3,672
Liked 27 Times on 26 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by StankAle
Thanks Gentelemen.
The "SPG" name is an ode to the Young Ones (anyone remember that)?
One of the characters, Vivian, had a hamster by that name.
I remember it well. Thus, my comment.

And . . . it's Vyvyan.


TL
__________________
Beer is good for anything from hot dogs to heartache.

Drinking Frog Brewery, est. 1993

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2008, 08:36 PM   #6
blacklab
Registered User
 
blacklab's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Nov 2007
Portland, ME
Posts: 2,391
Liked 48 Times on 27 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by TexLaw
I remember it well. Thus, my comment.

And . . . it's Vyvyan.


TL
Vyv! He was the punk rocker, right? I had forgotten all about that show. I love English humor.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2008, 08:50 PM   #7
StankAle
 
StankAle's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Aug 2007
Chicago Illinois
Posts: 203
Liked 2 Times on 1 Posts


Thanks for the correction there TL.
Yeah he was the punk rocker. I don't know which character I liked more, him or Rick.
Well at least I know what will be on my tap handle when this one is kegged....

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2008, 09:17 PM   #8
Beerrific
 
Beerrific's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Mar 2007
Georgia
Posts: 5,562
Liked 54 Times on 46 Posts


I always expect some higher crystal in a red, like 120, maybe like 6oz? It definitely adds color but I think it adds a nice flavor that "tastes" red too.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2008, 09:22 PM   #9
the_bird
10th-Level Beer Nerd
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
the_bird's Avatar
Recipes 
 
May 2006
Adams, MA
Posts: 20,879
Liked 520 Times on 419 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by Beerrific
I always expect some higher crystal in a red, like 120, maybe like 6oz? It definitely adds color but I think it adds a nice flavor that "tastes" red too.
That's what I was thinking; either some 90L or 120L. Not the end of the world if you don't add it, but pretty classic to the style. I was thinking half-pound-ish.
__________________
Come join Yankee Ingenuity!

"I'm kind of toasted. But I looked at my watch and it's only 6:30 so I can't stop drinking yet." - Yooper's Bob
"Brown eye finally recovered after the abuse it endured in Ptown last weekend, but it took almost a full week." - Paulie
"no, he just doesn't speak 'stupid'. i, however, am fluent...." - motobrewer
"... I'll go both ways." - Melana

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2008, 11:20 PM   #10
StankAle
 
StankAle's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Aug 2007
Chicago Illinois
Posts: 203
Liked 2 Times on 1 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by the_bird
That's what I was thinking; either some 90L or 120L. Not the end of the world if you don't add it, but pretty classic to the style. I was thinking half-pound-ish.
This is a good idea, but unfortunately
I already ordered the grains. Looks like it it's too late for this one. Ahh well.



 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Right Said Red *Irish Red* chefchris Label Display & Discussion 6 08-05-2009 01:15 AM
Irish Red Recipe. Please critique Madcap Recipes/Ingredients 9 03-27-2009 12:05 AM
Irish Red, more like Irish Black! hollowdp Recipes/Ingredients 4 01-22-2009 05:45 AM
Irish Red Critique davebl Recipes/Ingredients 5 09-09-2008 03:06 PM


Forum Jump