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Offline happywanderer

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Re: Deep red color
« Reply #15 on: July 24, 2014, 12:11:08 PM »
Love this question as I am now drinking my "Kiss Me I'm Irish Red" Ale.  Only two weeks in the bottle and it is already great.

I used roasted barley because I wanted to stick to tradition.  It came out PERFECT.  Brilliant deep ruby red color in the glass. 

Here's the recipe:
 
Fermentables
Amount    Fermentable          PPG    °L    Bill %
5 lb   Dry Malt Extract - Light           42   4    71.4%
1 lb   Texas Wildflower Honey   42   2    14.3%   
      
Steeping Grains
Amount    Fermentable                       PPG    °L    Bill %
8 oz   United Kingdom - Cara Malt                35   17.5    7.1%
4 oz   United Kingdom - Roasted Barley        29   550    3.6%
4 oz   United Kingdom - Golden Naked Oats   33   10    3.6%

Hops
1 oz   Kent Goldings   Pellet          5AA   Boil   60 min   
1 oz   Fuggles           Pellet          5AA   Boil   15 min   

Other Ingredients
1 tsp   Irish Moss   Fining       Boil   15 min  THIS IS KEY FOR CLARITY

Yeast Wyeast - Irish Ale 1084
Starter: Yes
Fermentation Temp: 65°F   

Priming
Method: Table Sugar          Amount: 3.3          CO2 Level: 2.2 Volumes