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Pizza Ports Shark Bite Red Ale® - All Grain Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

Pizza Ports Shark Bite Red Ale® - All Grain Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

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Shark Bite Red is the flagship beer of Pizza Port, and has been brewed more times than any of their standards. Great red color with a solid malt sweetness matched with a firm hop backbone, all for under 6% ABV. We recommend White Labs California Ale WLP001.

Estimated Original Gravity:1.057-61
SRM (Color Range): 19
IBU's: 55-60 Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 5.7%

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, unless you select unmilled base malts.

WLP001 - White Labs California Ale
WY1056 - Wyeast American Ale
GY001 - GigaYeast NorCal Ale #1
IYA07 - Imperial Flagship

ABV %5.8
Beer StyleRed Ale & Amber Ale
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentMedium (5-7%)
BitternessHigh (46-70ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodAll Grain
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I like red's
Charles B on Apr 1, 2020
Nice reviews, highly rated.
Matthew T on Mar 27, 2020
I like red's
Charles B on Apr 1, 2020
Made all grain version a couple of months ago-one of my favorites.
John on Apr 1, 2020
Nice reviews, highly rated.
Matthew T on Mar 27, 2020
Sounded delicious.
S L on Mar 20, 2020
Great reviews. And I like a red malty beer.
Lisa M W on Feb 3, 2020
looked interesting and low price
Donald A on Jan 21, 2020
KOTW and sounds like good brew
John on Dec 28, 2019
KOTW plus who doesnt love pizza port beer?
Steve G on Dec 18, 2019
I love Pizza Port's beers.
steve romley on Sep 24, 2019
good beer
Jay F on Sep 18, 2019
Great beer
Jay F on Sep 18, 2019
Trying new recipe
VINCENZO D on Sep 10, 2019
Love this kit
Michael B on Aug 28, 2019
I have made this one a couple of times and really like it
Andy W on Aug 28, 2019
Whim. Have not done Red Ale before.
Greg P on Jul 20, 2019
This is my wife's favorite pizza port beer
Wyatt K on Jun 20, 2019
Looked interesting
John C F on Jan 12, 2019
Try a new red
Jacob W on Dec 15, 2018
Jason S on Nov 20, 2018
Very good recipe for red. Better than anything I've designed. ;)
Rene P on Sep 20, 2018
In the past I have designed my own clone recipe for this beer. i want to see how this compares.
Steven C on Aug 31, 2018
Looking for a easy drinking transition beer for a large group.
Jason S on Aug 23, 2018
It’s a local brewery to me
Tyler B on Jul 7, 2018
Looks interesting!
Alberto Passanisi on Jul 6, 2018
pizza port always has great beers and i love their red
Andrew B on May 11, 2018
This beer is so good that I've ordered it 3 times in 3 months
Christopher M on Apr 19, 2018
Sounded good!
David F on Feb 19, 2018
wanted to try
Jose J M on Feb 3, 2018
I was looking for a red ale for St. Patrick's day, but I prefer American Reds to Irish. I made the extract version of this kit some time ago and liked it. Now, I am getting into All-grain and figured I would give this a shot.
Andy W on Jan 26, 2018
Made all grain version a couple of months ago-one of my favorites.
John on Apr 1, 2020
Sounded delicious.
S L on Mar 20, 2020

4.9 / 5.0
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Good Beer
It was easy to make. It is fermenting still, so hopefully it comes out really good.
February 4, 2020
2 months ago
Great Red!
Great beer, easy to brew
December 17, 2019
4 months ago
Popular with friends. Malty with a dry finish
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November 6, 2019
6 months ago
NIce Red Ale
This finished with a nice dark red color with the malt prominent. Slightly sweet with low hops bitterness. Fermentation started within 24 hours and was complete after about 3 days. Mine came out almost exactly as spec sheet. OG was 1.064 and FG 1.018. I will brew again.
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February 23, 2019
1 year ago
Great Recipe...
I will brew this again-great hop flavor and nose. I like a hoppy beer but this is well balanced and not too overbearing on the hops.
November 29, 2018
1 year ago
Great beer with good body, color and balanced bitterness
My initial impression was that the bitterness overpowered the malt and there was a hop haze, but after 1 month in the keg the flavors really balanced out and the haze disappeared. I will be sorry when it's gone.
October 16, 2018
1 year ago
Huge Flavor!!!!
Huge flavor!! Sweetness and hoppiness are super balanced. 4th time making this recipe and thinking of making it my go-to house brew
March 25, 2018
over 2 years ago
good Red Ale
first time brewing this beer, came out nice. Simple and easy to make.
January 27, 2018
over 2 years ago
Very drinkable and smooth
This was my first beer in my keg. At first I didn't get the carbonation right...after I fixed that, it's perfect. Not super hoppy, just a good go-to brew.
March 28, 2017
Very Good
This is a very solid, easy to drink amber. Great transition beer for the non-craft drinker. Will certainly brew again.
October 15, 2014