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American Red Ale HomeBrew Recipe

American Red Ale
American Red Ale
American Red Ale


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: American Red Ale
Target ABV: 5.9%
Target IBUs: 54
Recipe Type:
4.5/ 5

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Posted February 17, 2014 by


All Grain American Red Ale Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for an American Red Ale. Balanced profile with notes of caramel malts, citrus, and piney hops. Medium hop bitterness.



10 lbs Pale 2-row

8 oz. CaraRed

8 oz. Flaked Barley

6 oz. Crystal 70

6 oz. Crystal 100

Hops (Pellets)

1/2 oz. Columbus 15%a, 60 minutes

1 oz. Centennial 10%a, 30 minutes

1/2 oz. Simcoe 13%a, 10 minutes

YeastWhite Labs WLP001 California Ale Yeast


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil with hop regimen above.

Ferment at 63-68 degrees.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 5 weeks.


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