Belgian Red Ale HomeBrew Recipe
All Grain HomeBrew Recipe for a Belgian Red Ale
Profile: Belgian Red Ale, ruby red in color, with aromas of citrus, mango, and pineapple, similar to Vivant Big Red Coq. Medium-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel. Flavors of sweet caramel malt and tropical fruit, balanced with medium hop bitterness in the finish.
11 lbs 2-Row Pale Malt
12 oz. Flaked Oats
8 oz. Biscuit Malt
8 oz. Crystal 70
3 oz. Crystal 120
2 oz. Special B
2 oz. Carafa III De-Bittered Black Malt
1/2 oz. Magnum 14%a, 60 minutes
1/2 oz. Citra 11%a, 30 minutes
1/2 oz. Galaxy 14%a, 15 minutes
1/2 oz. Citra 11%a, at flameout
1/2 oz. Galaxy 14%a, at flameout
Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.
Sparge at 170 degrees.
One hour boil with hop regimen above.
Ferment at 65-68 degrees.
Rack to keg or secondary and age for 4-5 weeks.