All Grain Imperial Red Ale Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for an Imperial Red Ale, similar to Kern River Dirty Hippie. Big hoppy red ale with aromas of pine and dank earthy hops. Medium-bodied with resinous hop flavors and caramel malt sweetness. Dry finish with high hop bitterness. Dry-hopped with Simcoe and Summit hops.
14 lbs Pale 2-row
2 lbs Munich Light
12 oz. Crystal 70
6 oz. CaraMunich
2 oz. Carafa I
1 oz. Summit 18%a, 60 minutes
1 oz. Simcoe 13%a, 30 minutes
1 oz. Summit 18%a, 10 minutes
1 oz. Simcoe 13%a, 5 minutes
Dry-Hops: 1 oz. Simcoe, 1 oz. Summit
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 10 days.