Session-Style Red Lager HomeBrew Recipe
All Grain Session-Style Red Lager Recipe
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a smooth Session-Style Red Lager. Ruby red colored with fruity hop aromas and flavors. Mildly sweet with medium hop bitterness in the finish.
6 lbs Pale 2-row
4 lbs Munich
8 oz. Crystal 70
4 oz. CaraMunich
4 oz. CaraRed
1 oz. Roasted Barley
1/2 oz. Citra 11%a, 60 minutes
1/2 oz. Galaxy 14%a, at 15 minutes
1/2 oz. Citra 11%a, 5 minutes
1/2 oz. Galaxy 14%a, at 5 minutes
Dry-Hops: 1 oz. Citra (whole leaf)
Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.
Sparge at 170 degrees.
One hour boil with hop regimen above.
Chill down to 52F and pitch yeast.
Ferment for about 10-14 days until primary fermentation just finishes.
Diacetyl Rest: Raise beer temp to 62-65F for 2-3 days.