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Boxing Bear Brewing Co. The Red Glove Double Red Ale

This double red ale took home a gold medal at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival. Boxing Bear Brewing of Albuquerque describes it as a hop-forward red ale with aromas of sweet candied hops and pineapple.

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Boxing Bear Brewing Co. The Red Glove Double Red Ale | Specialty Beer

Ingredients

  • For 5 gallons
    • 11.75 lb Weyermann Pale Malt
    • 12 oz White Wheat
    • 12oz Dextrin Malt
    • 6 oz Honey Malt
    • 6 oz Crystal 120
    • 5 oz Crystal 140
    • 3 oz Roasted Barley
    • 0.5 oz Columbus hops, 14% a.a. (FWH)
    • 0.3 oz Chinook hops, 13% a.a. (FWH)
    • 0.3 oz Simcoe hops, 13% a.a. (FWH)
    • 1.3 oz Magnum hops, 12% a.a. (90 min)
    • 0.7 oz Centennial hops, 10% a.a. (15 min)
    • 0.5 oz Simcoe hops, 13% a.a. (15 min)
    • 1.3 oz Centennial hops, 10% a.a. (0 min)
    • 1.1 oz Simcoe hops, 13% a.a. (0 min)
    • 2.5 oz Centennial hops (dry)
    • 2.5 oz Cascade hops (dry)
    • 2.5 oz Crystal hops (dry)
    • 2.5 oz Simcoe hops (dry)
    • Whirlfloc (10 min)
    • Yeast Nutrient (10 min)
    • Wyeast 1056, White Labs WLP001 or Safale US-05

    Specifications

    • Original Gravity: 1.074
    • Final Gravity: 1.023
    • ABV: ~6.7%

    Directions

    Single infusion mash at 154° F for 60 minutes.

    Conduct a 90 minute boil, following the schedule in the ingredients.

    Cool to 66° F, aerate and pitch yeast. Pitch rate should be 750,000 cells per milileter per degree plato.

    At 97% terminal gravity, add the dry hops. Remove after 4 days. Carbonate to 2.2 volumes of CO2.