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Belgian Red Ale HomeBrew Recipe

belgian red ale homebrew
belgian red ale homebrew
belgian red ale homebrew


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: Belgian Red Ale
Target ABV: 6.2%
Target IBUs: 44
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Posted August 4, 2013 by


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

YeastWyeast 3522 Belgian Ardennes or White Labs WLP550 Belgian Ale


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.

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