Irish Style Red Ale

Name:
Irish-Style Red Ale
Category:
Irish Origin Ales
ABV:
4% – 4.5%
IBU:
20 – 28
SRM:
11 – 18
Original Gravity:
Varies
Final Gravity:
1.010 – 1.014
Irish-style red ales range from light red-amber-copper to light brown in color. These ales have a medium hop bitterness and flavor. They often don’t have hop aroma. Irish-style red ales have low to medium candy-like caramel malt sweetness and may have a balanced subtle degree of roast barley or roast malt character and complexity. Irish-style Red Ales have a medium body. The style may have low levels of fruity-ester flavor and aroma. Diacetyl should be absent or at very low levels. Chill haze is allowable at cold temperatures. Slight yeast haze is acceptable for bottle-conditioned products.