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Drake’s Red Eye Ale Clone HomeBrew Recipe

Drake's Red Eye Ale Clone
Drake's Red Eye Ale Clone
Drake's Red Eye Ale Clone


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: American Red Ale
Target ABV: 6.5%
Target IBUs: 50
Recipe Type:
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Posted August 13, 2013 by


All Grain American Red Ale Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for an American Red Ale, similar to Drake’s Red Eye Ale. Nicely balanced red ale with flavors of caramel and citrusy hops.



13 lbs Pale 2-row

8 oz. Brown Malt

8 oz. Caramel 60

2 oz. Carafa III

Hops (Pellets)

1/2 oz. Bravo 15%a, 60 minutes

1 oz. Cascade 6%a, 30 minutes

1 oz. Cascade 6%a, 10 minutes

1/2 oz. Willamette 6%a, 10 minutes

YeastWhite Labs WLP001 California Ale Yeast

Dry-Hops: 1/2 oz. Cascade, 1/2 oz. Willamette


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil with hop regimen above.

Ferment at 63-68 degrees.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 5 weeks. Add dry hops for the last 7 days.

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