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Old 09-03-2008, 10:03 AM   #1
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Default Irish Red?

How does this look for an Irish Red?


10.00 lb Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 84.53 %
1.00 lb Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM) Grain 8.45 %
0.33 lb Roasted Barley (300.0 SRM) Grain 2.79 %
0.25 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L (40.0 SRM) Grain 2.11 %
0.25 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt -120L (120.0 SRM) Grain 2.11 %
1.25 oz Fuggles [4.50 %] (60 min) Hops 19.6 IBU
1.00 tsp Irish Moss (Boil 15.0 min) Misc
1 Pkgs Irish Ale (White Labs #WLP004) Yeast-Ale

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.055 SG
Measured Original Gravity:
Est Final Gravity: 1.015 SG Measured Final Gravity:
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.22 % Actual Alcohol by Vol:
Bitterness: 19.6 IBU Calories: 43 cal/pint
Est Color: 16.8 SRM Color: Color

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Old 09-03-2008, 12:59 PM   #2
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Looks pretty good, similar to mine except I use 1.5 lb of Crystal 60 to get the color and 1 oz Cascade for bittering add .5 oz Cascade at 15 and 5. I recently learned I can use less bittering hops without a bag, my last IRA is about as hoppy as an IPA which I am slowly learning to like. I have another recipe I'm going to try that uses a tiny amount of black barley and carafa2 and less Crystal.
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