Irish Ale - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

Irish Ale - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

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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, yeast or priming sugar. 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

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Item # KIT145
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Availability California - Out Of Stock
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Weight 11LBS
ABV %4.5
Beer StyleRed Ale & Amber Ale
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentLow (3-5%)
BitternessMedium (26-45ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodExtract
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Why did you choose this?
MoreFlavor Store
I enjoyed it the first time I brewed.
Paul Korinko on Oct 8, 2019
best red ale on the market
Peter F on Sep 11, 2019
I enjoyed it the first time I brewed.
Paul Korinko on Oct 8, 2019
I chose this because i have made it before and it is great! It also seems to go well with fall
Joe M on Sep 30, 2019
best red ale on the market
Peter F on Sep 11, 2019
Good reviews
Doug B on Sep 7, 2019
MARVIN R on Aug 28, 2019
I like Irish Red Ale
Vaughn G on Aug 28, 2019
I like Irish red ale
Raymond B on Aug 28, 2019
I love Irish chicks.
Jesse M on Jul 3, 2019
I've brewed it before and liked it.
Stephen K on Jun 28, 2019
Friend of mine said that it is a good beer for a beginner, so I am trying it now
Zachary D. F on May 4, 2019
Love Irish Reds
Mike V on Apr 9, 2019
Made it before
David P. M on Apr 1, 2019
Last brewed beer was a porter, wanted to have a Red in the wings
Erin D on Mar 24, 2019
Wanting to brew a red
Jerry Wagner on Mar 1, 2019
Kit of The Week, great reviews, St. Patricks Day
David Van D on Mar 1, 2019
reviews from previous buyers
Mike V on Feb 26, 2019
Saint Patty's Day party
Jason B. on Feb 14, 2019
Like it trying again
John on Feb 1, 2019
CEDAR VALLEY-JON W on Nov 17, 2018
Good reviews
Jane W on Nov 17, 2018
Reusing a yeast from a red ale
Bradly J on Oct 29, 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 Sexton on Feb 7, 2018
I chose this because i have made it before and it is great! It also seems to go well with fall
Joe M on Sep 30, 2019
Good reviews
Doug B on Sep 7, 2019
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.

4.9 / 5.0
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Very Good Red Ale
Pitched the yeast a month ago and force carbonated. The beer has very good color and malt flavor. It’s continuing to improve with tim and is a very good Red Ale. It’s earned a spot in the rotation.
April 16, 2019
7 months ago
Irish Red
This was my first brew in many months and I wanted to start with a kit. Eveything was there and batch is in carboy bubbling away. Once I have a taste then I will know more
March 16, 2019
7 months ago
nice flavor
Dark red color, zesty taste with a light hop finish.
December 10, 2018
11 months ago
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
1 year ago
Great tasting beer, comments from friends tell me I'll make this again...
Great taste...
Great taste...
August 23, 2018
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year ago