All Grain Intensely Hopped Imperial Red Ale Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for an Imperial Red Ale, similar to Ballast Point Tongue Buckler. Strong red ale brewed with dank, citrusy hops and British crystal malts. Full-bodied with rich flavors of sweet caramel, dark fruit, citrus, and earthy hops. Smooth finish with very high hop bitterness.
20 lbs Pale 2-row
12 oz. UK Crystal 70
8 oz. UK Crystal 100
2 oz. Carafa III
2 oz. Magnum 10%a, 60 minutes
1 oz Chinook 10%a, at 30 minutes
1 oz Galena 10%a, at 20 minutes
1 oz Chinook 6%a, at 15 minutes
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.