Ben’s India Red Lager HomeBrew Recipe
All Grain India Red Lager HomeBrew Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for an India Red Lager. Crisp, hoppy, ruby red lager with aromas of citrus and tropical fruit. Medium-bodied with light caramel and toasted malt flavors. Vibrant hop flavor and high hop bitterness in the finish.
10 lbs Pale 2-row
2 lb Munich Light
8 oz. CaraRed
4 oz. Crystal 80
2 oz. Carafa III
1 oz. Magnum 13%a, at 60 minutes
1/2 oz. Citra 11%a, 30 minutes
1/2 oz. Mosaic 11%a, 30 minutes
1/2 oz. Citra 11%a, at 5 minutes
1/2 oz. Mosaic 11%a, at 5 minutes
Dry-Hops: 1/2 oz. Mosaic, 1/2 oz. Citra
Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.
Sparge at 170 degrees.
One hour boil with hop regimen above.
Chill down to 50F and pitch yeast.
Ferment for about 10-14 days until primary fermentation just finishes.
Diacetyl Rest: Raise beer temp to 62-65F for 2-3 days.