Clown Shoes Swagger Hoppy Red Lager Clone HomeBrew Recipe
All Grain Hoppy Red Lager HomeBrew Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Hoppy Red Lager, similar to Clown Shoes Swagger. Aromas of tropical fruit and pine from dry-hopping with Citra and Simcoe hops. Medium-bodied with crisp flavors of caramel malt and fruity hops. Medium level of hop bitterness in the finish.
11 lbs Pale 2-row
1 lb Munich Light
8 oz. Crystal 40
6 oz. Crystal 80
2 oz. Carafa III
1/2 oz. Simcoe 13%a, at 60 minutes
1/2 oz. Citra 11%a, 40 minutes
1/2 oz. Citra 11%a, 20 minutes
1/2 oz. Simcoe 13%a, at 10 minutes
Dry-Hops: 1/2 oz. Simcoe, 1/2 oz. Citra (whole leaf)
Mash all grains for 1 hour at 150 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.