Epic Brewing Imperial Red Ale Clone HomeBrew Recipe
All Grain HomeBrew Imperial Red Ale Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for an Imperial Red Ale, similar to Epic Brewing Imperial Red. Citrus and Caramel malt aromas. Medium-bodied with balanced flavors of sweet caramel and citrusy hops. Dry finish with high hop bitterness.
8 lbs Maris Otter
7 lbs Briess Pale Malt
12 oz. Crystal 70
6 oz. CaraMalt
4 oz. CaraAroma
1 oz. Columbus 15%a, 60 minutes
1/2 oz. Centennial 10%a, 30 minutes
1 oz. Cascade 6%a, 15 minutes
1 oz. Mt. Hood 5%a, 10 minutes
Dry-Hops: 1 oz. Centennial (whole leaf)
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 6-7 weeks. Add dry hops for the last 7 days.