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Pale Irishman Red Ale

From the BrewBlog of BorealBrewers – Grand Rapdis, Minnesota USA
Printed April 20, 2018

Specifics
Style: Irish Red Ale
Brewer: Chad Haatvedt
Brew Date: August 8, 2009
Yield: 5.5 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 10.8/21.3
Bitterness (Calc): 24.5 IBU
BU/GU: 0.54
Calories: 149 (12 ounces)
ABV: 4.4%
ABW: 3.4%
OG: 1.045
OG (Plato): 11.2° P
FG: 1.012
FG (Plato): 3.07° P
Real Extract: 4.54° P
App. Atten.: 72.6%
Real Atten.: 59.5%
BJCP Style Info: Irish Red Ale
O.G.: 1.044 - 1.060
F.G.: 1.010 - 1.014
ABV: 4.0 - 6.0%
Bitterness: 17 - 28 IBUs
Color: 9 - 18 SRM
Info: An easy-drinking pint. Malt-focused with an initial sweetness and a roasted dryness in the finish.

Commercial Examples: Three Floyds Brian Boru Old Irish Ale, Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale (a bit strong at 6.5%), Kilkenny Irish Beer, O’Hara’s Irish Red Ale, Smithwick’s Irish Ale, Beamish Red Ale, Caffrey’s Irish Ale, Goose Island Kilgubbin Red Ale, Murphy’s Irish Red (lager), Boulevard Irish Ale, Harpoon Hibernian Ale.

General Information
Method: All Grain
Malts and Grains
8.99 pounds American Pale Malt (2-Row) 84% of grist
0.99 pounds American Dextrin (Cara-Pils) Malt 9.3% of grist
0.13 pounds Belgian Aromatic Malt 1.2% of grist
0.20 pounds Crystal Malt 120L 1.9% of grist
0.13 pounds Belgian Biscuit Malt 1.2% of grist
0.13 pounds American Chocolate Malt 1.2% of grist
0.13 pounds British Brown Malt 1.2% of grist
10.70 pounds Total Grain Weight 100% of grist
Adjuncts
0.99 pounds Honey  
Non-Fermentables
1 Irish Moss @ 15 minutes  
Hops
1.00 ounces Fuggle 4.8% Pellets @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
4.8 AAUs
0.50 ounces Kent Golding 5% Pellets @ 15 minutes
Type: Bittering and Aroma
Use: Boil
2.5 AAUs
0.50 ounces Kent Golding 5% Pellets @ 5 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Boil
2.5 AAUs
2.00 ounces Total Hop Weight 9.8 AAUs
Yeast
Wyeast American Ale II — Liquid — 33
Fermentation
Primary: 9 days @ 72° F
Secondary: 42 days @ 69° F
Pale Irishman Red Ale
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Brew Day Data
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Strike Water Amount: 3.6  
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Sparge Water Amount: 7  
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Pre-Boil Gravity:    
Pre-Boil Amount: 7.2  
Post-Boil Amount: 5.5  
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Original Gravity: 1.045 / 11.2° P  
     
     
     
     
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