Oak-Aged Irish Style Red Ale HomeBrew Recipe
All Grain Oaked Irish Red Ale Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for an Irish Style Red Ale aged on toasted oak. Malt forward ale with flavors of caramel, toasted malts, oak, vanilla, and earthy hops. Dry-hopped with East Kent Golding leaf hops. Smooth, complex, and easy drinking ale.
10 lbs Maris Otter
1 lb Munich
1 lb CaraRed
8 oz. Aromatic
8 oz. Crystal 60
2 oz. Carafa III
1 oz. Challenger 8%a, 60 minutes
1 oz. East Kent Goldings 5%a, 30 minutes
Dry-Hop: 1 oz. East Kent Goldings (whole leaf)
Other: 1 1/2 cups medium toast American oak cube
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 for 8 days.