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Irish Red Ale Mash Recipe

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Looking for a good Irish red recipe similar to Kilkenny style
Some of the recipe's I have found use crystal malt for the colour, other use caramunich and chocolate, what sort of IBU's am I looking for?
 

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A small amount of roasted barley makes a nice red tint and gives the characteristic roasted flavour. Some pale crystal for body and about 40-50% of your OG in IBUs. Yeast choice is important. I made my one attempt so far with WLP007 (dry English Ale) and was disappointed with the result. I will go for a WLP004 Irish Ale or WLP005 British Ale next.
 

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I found Barry's recipe on the Craftbrewer website to be a good starting point. I'm still tweaking it to achieve what I want for my tastes.

Beers,
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Ray, your recipe looks a lot like the one I did, except I subbed some of the crystal for 100g of melanoidin from memory (and 50% of the fermentables were DME).
 
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