Recipe: OBK Irish Red Ale

An easy-drinking ale. Malt-focused with an initial sweetness and a roasted dryness in the finish. Minimal hop flavour lets the malt flavours shine through. Slight roastiness, toast and toffee are among the tastes and aromas of this brew. Mild bitterness.

Source: Ontario Beer Kegs

Beer Specifications

Beer Name: OBK Irish Red Ale
Beer Style: Red Ale
Recipe Type: All Grain
Batch Size: 5.25 gallons / 19.9 litres
Estimated SRM: 12°
Estimated IBU: 23
Estimated OG: 1.051
Estimated FG: 1.012
Estimated ABV: 5%

Grain Bill/Fermentables

Lbs Fermentables
8 2-Row Malt
1 Brown Malt
1 Crystal 40L


Oz Min Hops
1 60 Hallertau


# Yeast
1 SafAle S-04

Fermentation Schedule

21 days Primary
7-14 days Bottle Conditioning
Optimal Fermentation Temperature: 53.6-77°F / 12-25°C
Place fermenter in stable temperature, out of the light.


Mash Temperature: 152°F / 67°C
Mash Time: 60 min
Strike Water Volume: 3.5 gallons / 15.9 litres
Sparge Water Volume: 2.75 gallons / 10.4 litres
Boil Duration: 60 min

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