Irish Reds have virtually no hop aroma low to moderate hop flavor, and have low to moderate malty aroma and flavor. They have a very clean and dry finish. The use of roasted barley for coloring often results in a slight roasted finish and also creates a dry finish for the beer. Unlike English Ales, Irish Reds have no ester (fruity) flavours. nbsp; Overall the impression is slightly on the malty side, with a clean slightly dry finish. The body and mouthfeel is light to medium. This beer will be easy to drink.
This kit consists of 2-row, Crystal 120, Crystal 30, Roasted Barley for color and East Kent Goldings Hops as the bittering hops. The provided yeast is US-05 from Fermentis but you can upgrade to WLP004 liquid yeast (if available) from White Labs below.
The ingredient list and instructions will be provided with the kit. For all-grain kits the instructions are limited to the hop addition schedule and suggested mash temperature. This is an advanced kit and you must be comfortable with brewing all-grain to ensure success with this product. Please ensure you are properly setup for all-grain brewing prior to purchasing this kit. Although we provide instructions, we are not responsible for your brewing technique.
This kit is designed to brew 5 gallons or approximately 19 litres. This is a perfect size for kegging. However, if you would like the traditional 6 gallon or approximately 23 litre batch size, please choose that preference below
- Colour: 16 SRM
- Bitterness: 20.4 IBUs
- ABV: 5.0%
The grain in all of our kits comes crushed. This grain is good for 6-9 months if stored in a cool dry location. Please store the hops in the freezer if not brewing immediately