Brew #9 Irish Red Ale

Irish Red Ale (5 Gal)

Ingredients:

  • 7.5 lbs. 2 – row
  • 0.75 lb. Caramel 190L
  • 0.3 lb. Briess Roasted Barley
  • 0.2 lb. Chateau Biscuit
  • 0.15 lb. Chocolate Malt
  • 1 oz Willamette (60 min)
  • 1 oz Kent Gold (30 min)
  • Wet Yeast – California Ale Yeast (WLP 001)
  • 13.35 quarts of mash water
  • 5 gal of rinse water

Mash: 154° F for 15 min

Mashout: 170° F for 10 minutes

Start 9/16/17 @

Served as: Draft CO2

Results: Pretty good, definitely one of the better beers.

Brew #8 Irish Red Ale

Irish Red Ale (5 Gal)

Ingredients:

  • 7.5 lbs. 2 – row
  • 3/4 lb. Pale Wheat
  • 1/2 lb. Special Roast
  • 1/4 lb. Biscuit
  • 1/4 lb. Roasted Barley
  • 1 oz Willamette (60 min)
  • 1 oz East Kent Golding (30 min)
  • Wet Yeast -British Ale Yeast (WLP005)
  • 12.35 quarts of mash water
  • 5 gal of rinse water

Mash: 154° F for 15 min

Mashout: 170° F for 10 minutes

Start 6/4/17 @

Served as: Draft CO2

Results:  A nice summer ale. Light and drinkable with a bit of bitterness at the end.

Brew #6 Railside Red Ale

Railside Red Ale (5 Gal)

Ingredients:

  • 12 lbs. 2 – row
  • 1 lbs Carmel 80L
  • 4 oz Carmel 60L
  • 8 oz White Wheat
  • 1 oz Black Patent
  • 10 oz Flaked Barley
  • 1 oz Columbus (60 min)
  • 1 oz Centennial (15 min)
  • 1 oz Hallertau (15 min)
  • 1/2 TBS Irish Moss
  • Wet Yeast – California Ale Yeast (WLP001)
  • 17.5 quarts of mash water
  • 5 gal of rinse water

Mash: 153° F for 15 min

Mashout: 170° F for 10 minutes

Start 11/12 @ 14.7 Brix

Served as: Draft Nitro

Results:  I used too much water in the mash and to boil it off for an extra hour. After some leaking CO2 regulators to other logistical issues this nitro beer is up and running!

Brew #3 Multigrain Red Ale

Dawson’s Multigrain Red (10 Gal)

INGREDIENTS –

  • 7.75 lbs. Rahr 2-row pale
  • .5 lbs. Weyermann Caramunich II
  • .25 lbs. Weyermann Caramel Wheat
  • .25 lbs. Weyermann Chocolate Rye
  • 1 oz. Willamette (60 min)
  • .75 oz. Willamette (30 min)
  • .25 oz. Willamette (0 min)
  • Dry Yeast – Safale S-04 Ale Yeast
  • 11.375 quarts of mash water
  • 5 gal of rinse water

Mash: 152° F for 60 minutes

Mashout: 170° F for 10 minutes

Served as: Bottle

Results: Good! let me tell you, bottling 100 beers was not fun. I am going to look into better alternatives.

Brew #2 Irish Red Ale

Irish Red Ale (5 Gal)

Ingredients –

  • 7.5 lbs. Rahr 2-Row Pale
  • 0.75 lbs. Belgian Caramel Pils
  • 0.25 lbs. Briess Special Roast
  • 0.125 lbs. Belgian Biscuit malt
  • 0.125 lbs. English Chocolate Malt
  • 0.75 oz. Willamette (60 min)
  • 0.75 oz. US Goldings (30 min)
  • Dry Yeast – Danstar Nottingham Ale Yeast
  • 11.375 quarts of mash water
  • 5 gal rinse water

Mash: 153° F for 60 minutes

Mashout: 170° F for 10 minutes

Served as: Bottle

Results: Still voted as #1