Double India Red Lager HomeBrew Recipe
All Grain Double India Red Lager HomeBrew Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Double India Red Lager. Ruby red and massively hopped for bitterness, flavor and aroma. Crisp, malty backbone with intense piney and fruity hop flavors. Clean finish with very high bitterness.
10 lbs Pale 2-row
4 lbs Munich Light
2 lbs Vienna Malt
12 oz. CaraRed
6 oz. Crystal 40
2 oz. Carafa III
2 oz. Columbus 13%a, at 60 minutes
1 oz. Citra 11%a, 30 minutes
1 oz. Simcoe 13%a, 20 minutes
1 oz. Citra 11%a, at 10 minutes
1 oz. Simcoe 13%a, at 5 minutes
Dry-Hops: 1 oz. Citra, 1 oz. Simcoe (whole leaf)
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.