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Irish Red Ale - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)
KIT145
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Description

Our Irish Red Ale recipe is similar to a big Amber Ale, but is so unusual it does not really fit within any category. This red ale contains Aromatic malt to provide malty flavor and aroma. Features dark Crystal malts, including Special B, and a pinch of Roasted Barley for a deep, red color and a very distinctive caramel flavor. Our Irish Red Ale is one of our most popular ingredient kits about which we receive a lot of positive feedback from satisfied customers. If you're going to be venturing into new realms of taste discovery, this is a winning ticket we can solidly recommend!


Estimated Original Gravity:1.046-50
SRM: 22
IBU's: 42-46
Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 4.5%


Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags or yeast. The recommended yeast(s) can be found below. All grains will come milled.

WLP004 - White Labs Irish Ale
WY1084 - Wyeast Irish Ale
IYA10 - Imperial Darkness
 

Item # KIT145
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - Out Of Stock
Weight 11LBS
ABV %4.5
IBU44
SRM22
Beer StyleRed Ale & Amber Ale
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentLow (3-5%)
BitternessMedium (26-45ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodExtract
Pre-MilledY
Community Q&A

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Why did you choose this?
MoreFlavor Store
its my favorite i have made it before
shane H on Sep 22, 2018
Good reviews
Michael T on Sep 14, 2018
its my favorite i have made it before
shane H on Sep 22, 2018
Had it before
Chris G on Sep 15, 2018
Good reviews
Michael T on Sep 14, 2018
Red ales are among my favorites styles. I have done this one before and is one of my favorite kits.
Roberto B on Sep 5, 2018
I like red ales and this has 5 stars.
Chris P on Jul 24, 2018
Why not. Have not done a Red Ale before.
Timothy P on Jul 21, 2018
To make as crowd pleasing Christmas beer
Gerald A on Jul 18, 2018
brew this before and liked it very much
craig s on Jun 26, 2018
I have never brewed Irish Red Ale before, 1st time.
Fraser M on Jun 6, 2018
Love reds!
Tim Fried on Jun 5, 2018
Want a red ale and I love your kits
Michael B on Jun 4, 2018
Looking for a red color for a wedding celebration.
Mark P on May 31, 2018
have always had good luck with this kit. Like the flavor and looks in the glass.
Paul K on May 24, 2018
not extremely bitter.
steven w on May 16, 2018
I made it before and loved it
Christopher G on May 10, 2018
Excellent balance of malt and hops
JC D on Apr 24, 2018
Was popular, good reviews
Patrick J on Apr 18, 2018
Just tried a Red at a local brewery and liked it. Thought I'd try brewing one and this had very good reviews.
Valued C on Apr 3, 2018
For my friends Bachelor party...Hes Irish!
Valued C on Mar 30, 2018
I prefered this recipe over the one that came in my deluxe homebrew starter kit which was american pale ale.
Daniel T on Mar 20, 2018
price/variety of beer
chris c on Feb 26, 2018
good results before
Samuel Keystone on Feb 19, 2018
St Patricks
Jim M on Feb 14, 2018
I love Red Ales
Michael H on Feb 13, 2018
We wanted an easy red ale kit
Matt S on Feb 12, 2018
Made this before and is one of my favorites.
John M on Feb 9, 2018
Always wanted to try making a red ale, this kit got a lot of support
Daniel D on Feb 7, 2018
Look like as tasty beer to make
Marty K on Feb 7, 2018
Hoping for a nice March/St. Pats beer
Scott S on Feb 7, 2018
looked good
Valued C on Jan 24, 2018
St Patrick's Day is coming up!
Adam L on Jan 22, 2018
Had it before
Chris G on Sep 15, 2018
Red ales are among my favorites styles. I have done this one before and is one of my favorite kits.
Roberto B on Sep 5, 2018
What is the recommended yeast for this kit? Not listed below as far as I can tell.
Andrew Ryan on Jan 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Any recommended yeasts for a kit will be listed in the "You Might Also Need" section that can be found below the product description. For this kit, we recommend the following:
Yeast (Liquid) - Wyeast (Irish) - 1084
Yeast (Liquid) - Wyeast (Irish) - 1084
Fermentis Dry Yeast - Safale S-04 (11.5 g)
Fermentis Dry Yeast - Safale S-04 (11.5 g)
White Labs - Irish Ale
White Labs - Irish Ale
Imperial Organic Yeast - Darkness
Imperial Organic Yeast - Darkness
how many hours does it take for wyeast 1214 to show activity?
joseph West on Apr 4, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It depends on the conditions and type of beer etc but it should should activity within a few hours or the next day. Again, it depends on a few factors.
Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
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One of my favorites!
I have made this kit several times and I believe it will be permanent on one of my taps. A favorite with company that doesn't last very long. I have used several different types of yeast but prefer Nottingham. A big kit with big flavor.
September 23, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
Great tasting beer, comments from friends tell me I'll make this again...
Great taste...
Great taste...
August 23, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Great beer
I made this beer several times and has always been great. This batch is still brewing but I'm sure it will be great also. I made the extract kit only because I ordered it by mistake instead of the full grain. I've make full grain now but both kits are great!
July 24, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
I've drank so much of this that I actually don't like it anymore. But everyone I've shared it with wants more! They're insatiable animals!
July 23, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
Relaxing Experience Brewing this batch of Irish Red!
Shipment was received from MoreBeer in 3 days. I brewed that night! 7 days in primary fermenter, then racked to secondary for 7 more days. Fermented at 65F. At bottling, the Irish Red looked clear, with lovely aroma. Currenty maturing at 76F post bottling....can’t wait to start popping caps in 2 more weeks!
July 3, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Irish Red Ale
My past experience with Irish red has been excellent. I have tried another online distributor who shall remain nameless but they are from the Midwest. I thought that the more beer was better tasting. It is currently fermenting so I can’t give a definitive answer yet. Give me a couple of weeks and the answer will be in
June 6, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Response from MoreFlavor
Thanks for the support!
June 7, 2018
Zach R Staff
Just OK
It was nothing special. It is different, just not to my liking.
March 17, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
Awesome
This one delivers. Great color, great taste, easy to drink. On point with the style. 5.2% for me. Won't last long. Will buy this again.
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March 12, 2018
Irish Red Ale
This turned out very good. A very dark red color with all the Irish Red flavor. It's been getting even better with age.
February 24, 2018
Purchased
10 months ago
very good
I will brew this again, lots of flavors. I am looking for the staple red I will always have on tap. Yours is one of the better ones.
February 9, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago