Smithwick Clone (Irish Red) By 2024-07-14 imperial of Smithwick Clone (Irish Red) All Grain Irish Red Ale homebrewing recipe Prep Time: 1 hour Cook Time: 90 minutes Yield: 5 gallons
Nutrition facts: 319 calories (5.12% ABV), 12 oz,
Ingredients: 6 lbs Maris Otter 2 lbs Vienna (US) 8 oz Roasted Barley - UK 8 oz Caramel/Crystal 120 8 oz Fuggle (UK) 8 oz East Kent Golding 1 Nottingham Ale (yeast)Instructions: 1. Add grains to pre-heated water and rest @ 153F for 60 min. 2. Remove grains and bring to boil. 3. Add hops and boil for 60 mins. 4. Cool to 65F, add yeast and let ferment for 1-2 weeks. 5. Bottle with priming sugar, let carbonate 1-2 weeks. 6. Chill and enjoy your delicious beer!

Smithwick Clone (Irish Red)

An All Grain recipe

By Mr. Cyberbrau

Style: Irish Red Ale
Batch Size: gal
Efficiency: 75%
Recipe Statistics
OG: 1.05
FG: 1.011
SRM: 29
IBU: 25
ABV: 5.12%
Profile: Evenly Balanced


6 lbsMaris Otter383 °LMash
2 lbsVienna (US)364 °LMash
8 ozRoasted Barley - UK25550 °LMash
8 ozCaramel/Crystal 12033120 °LMash


1 ozFuggle (UK)75 minsPellet Boil 5%
0.5 ozEast Kent Golding15 minsPellet Boil 5%


Nottingham AleDanstar77.5%

Recipe Notes:

This gets better after 3-4 months of aging, if you can wait.
As for the yeast, Wyeast 1272 American Ale II is a nice, clean ale yeast that accentuates malt character.
WLP051 is an exact sub for this yeast (it is the Anchor Liberty strain).
If you use dry yeast (either Nottingham or US-05 will work fine) , then I recommend increasing the mash temp to 152F.

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