Armstrong Woods - Irish Strong Red Ale - All Grain Beer Kit - 5 gal

Armstrong Woods - Irish Strong Red Ale - All Grain Beer Kit - 5 gal

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Beer Style: A stronger interpretation of the Irish Red tradition, this ale is rich & malty with mild bitterness.  Biscuit, toffee and light roast character create the signature essence of the style.

Dominant Ingredients and Characteristics:  Malt complexity from Carastan & British Crystal malts are enhanced by a touch of roast from Black Roasted Barley which provides the red hue.

Brew Day: 5 - 6 hours
Total Days from Brew Day to Drinking
If Bottled: 3 - 5 weeks
If Kegged: 2 - 3.5 weeks


Consider The Ideal Environment For This Beer

Fermentation: 62 – 72° F
Bottle Conditioning: 60 – 70° F
Keg Conditioning: 32 – 45° F
Storage and Drinking: 32 – 55° F

While Irish brewing is perhaps best known for its black stouts, some ales in Ireland have been red since before detailed brewing records were kept--the exact origin for the style is unknown. What is known--and is still true today--is that these beers are rich, and malty, mild in bitterness, and of a distinctly reddish hue.

  • OG: 1.060
  • ABV: ~5.7%
  • IBU: 26
  • SRM: 15
  • Be sure you have all the equipment below before getting started. We carry everything you'll need to get brewing.

    How to Use

    Equipment Needed:

    • LCD Sticker Thermometer for Fermentor
    • 5 lbs. Amber Base Malt
    • 5 lbs. Light Base Malt
    • 4 oz. Malto-dextrin powder
    • 7 oz Carastan Malt
    • 6 oz British Crystal 50-60L Malt
    • 3 oz Black Roasted Barley
    • Brewing Salts
    • Whirlfloc Kettle Fining Tablet
    • PicoZinc™ Beer Yeast Nutrient for 5 Gallons
    • 0.75 oz. Northern Brewer Hops
    • 0.5 oz. Kent Golding Hops
    • OPTIONAL FOR BOTTLING: 5 oz. Corn Sugar for Priming
    • One Wyeast Pack 1084 Irish Ale Yeast
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    How to Return Goods for Refund

    All our supplies are guaranteed for one year. Request for refunds occurring more than 30 days after the date of purchase on non-defective goods may be granted as a store credit if the goods are returned in their original condition. Yeast is perishable and should be refrigerated on arrival. No refunds are allowed on sales of living organisms such as yeast and bacteria.


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    Trailer Pick-up 10/23/2020
    By Gordon Shimizu
    Great means to pick-up my online order. Thank you for your prompt response to my order and delivery (to trailer!) for pick up.