DetailsThis Red Ale features a deep amber-red color balanced with selected flavoring and aromatic hops. Red ales are still one of the most popular styles of beer being brewed by homebrewers.
Ingredients: 9 lbs. Domestic 2-Row barley, 12 oz. Caramel 40°L, 4 oz. Special B®, 4 oz. Roasted Barley, 2 oz. of hops, priming sugar, and yeast.
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4.9 / 5.022 ReviewsA solid basic kitThis is a solid beer that everyone can drink. Not too hoppy, or bitter, or malty, or funky tasting, its right in the middle. Its a safe choice for most drinkers. Its a smooth drinkable beer, and even women will drink it.November 1, 2013Easy drinking Red AleA good smooth easy drinking beer that many will enjoy. I made both an extract version and the all grain version and prefer the all grain. It has a better and cleaner taste. I used the White labs yeast and it took 5 days to finish and I racked it after 9 days, then let it clear for 4 weeks before bottling._x000D_January 29, 2014Proud of myself...First attempt at brewing my own beer. The DVD made the process easy enough to understand and the recipe was easy to follow. It has been two weeks since I bottled it so it was time to check out the results. I Just finished enjoying the first bottle that I chilled to sample. Turned out great. I'll be sharing it with neighbors and friends as soon as I get the rest chilled down.April 29, 2012Second Time AroundI brewed this a second time and it is again a great tasting beer. As others have commented it is a little dark but still a hit.November 18, 2013Great beer, a must brewI brewed this beer with St. Paddy's day in mind. Honestly, I don't know if the beer will make it until then, it is that good. This beer tastes better than any that you could buy in the store. It was a huge hit at an after work gathering._x000D__x000D_I did deviate from the instructions some, I boiled for 90 minutes instead of 60. I also added two pounds of honey to the secondary._x000D__x000D_I would definitely recommend this beer to anyone thinking about it. You won't be disappointed. I have already re-ordered but upgraded to the Wyeast instead of the stock yeast. Looking forward to the next batch.March 2, 2014Irish Eyes Are Smiling!Easy to brew, and drink. I love the special B malt aroma and flavor. I used 4 oz of roasted Barley @ 300 Lovibond. Thus a nice copper red almost orange color, Nice job Midwest!February 5, 2015Great, Simple, Straight forward....I brewed this Irish Red Ale as my 5th all grain batch. I've finally got it all down now and this was my first all grain batch where everything went as planned. Mashed in at 152, used Irish moss in the boil as well as yeast nutrient. This beer is fantastic. It's a great malty red ale. Mine is on the darker spectrum of red. Can't wait to serve it on St. Paddy's Day to my family along with some Guinness braised corned beef and cabbage mash potatoes. This is a very session-able beer. I'm not sure what makes it Irish, since I used Cali yeast, but, hey, it tastes great, the yeast is in the background and it lets the malt shine through!March 16, 2010Great taste and fun brewGreat taste and fun brewJanuary 25, 2016Great BeerI have brewered around 10 batches and this is by far the best beer I have made! Great malty flavor. I was a little short after my boil (about 4.5 gallons). It was a little on the dark side for an irish red but made a fabulous beer.April 13, 2011
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