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Revolution Red Skull Imperial Red Ale Clone HomeBrew Recipe

revolution red skull clone
revolution red skull clone
revolution red skull clone


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: Imperial Red Ale
Target ABV: 8.3%
Target IBUs: 72
Recipe Type:
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Posted February 7, 2014 by


Imperial Red Ale Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for an Imperial Red Ale, similar to Revolution Red Skull. Citrus, tropical fruit, and caramel malt aromas. Medium-bodied with balanced flavors of sweet caramel, citrus, and piney hops. Dry finish with high hop bitterness.



14 lbs Pale 2-row

1 lb Munich

12 oz. CaraRed Malt

12 oz. Crystal 70


1 oz. Columbus 15%a, 60 minutes

1 oz. Citra 11%a, 30 minutes

1 oz. Cascade 6%a, 20 minutes

1 oz. Cascade 6%a, 10 minutes

YeastWhite Labs WLP001 California Yeast or Wyeast 1056 American Ale

Dry-Hops: 2 oz. Citra (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.

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