McAwesome a very awesome beer indeed! This beer was a Irish Red. It's weird, it looked redish brown and tasted more brown then red, so maybe it was a Irish Brown which I've never heard of. So there you have it I created the worlds first Irish Brown, becuase of course since I've never heard of it, neither has the world.

Ok ok ok, I'm super real, fakely amoused, and gerneraly origial, it's been I would say at least since march I brewed this beer and I'm just now writing about it. So many things have transponded since I concocted such a beautiful tastfully brew that is now the standard of the Irish Brown!

-K- Seriously I had this bad boy stored away in my keg for a good two weeks, when all the mean while my brother-in-law and is youthfull younger sibling partook in my stock of godly goodness. However I was away across the seas taking care of another youth, the youth of chula vistas Hiltop Top Middle school. Rome, Paris, London beers all couldn't compare to the majestic liquid that was the Irish brown. I had one glass before the trip and during was told by the college Freshman that it was, and I quote "A damn good beer". Now that says something that a San Fran college student complemented by brew.

This brew was a package that the lady got for me for Christmas from MoreBeer. It some cool grains it in like Black Barley, which I never used before, I'm pretty sure thats what gave it that super dark "Brown" taste. Also to note, this was the first time I used gelatin to clear the beer up, I mixed a half packet in between the primary and secondary. The gelatin did a damn good job of clearing that beer right up!

I think the young kids drank most of the keg, becuase when I got home I think I had maybe 2 gallons left. It was spectacular for sure, one that I defiantly would want to try and brew again.

The Brew

  • Style

    Irish Red/Brown

    A bit sweet, with a lightly hopped tea-like flavor, and an even dextrinous body, Irish Red Ales are easy to please. Look for well-rounded and blanced flavors, and a pleasant toasted malt character in many examples. A drying finish is common. Beer Advocate
  • Starting Water

    8 gallons

    Just keeping record of the amount of water I've started with befroe each brew.
  • Pre Boil Gravity


    Taking the gravity before the boil, to make sure the boil went well.
  • Original Gravity


    The Original Gravity is the specific gravity measured before fermentation. Gravity is the ratio of the density of a sample to the density of water. Basically sugar vs water. OG - FG = ABV
  • Final Gravity


    The Final Gravity is the specific gravity measured at the completion of fermentation. Basically sugar vs water. OG - FG = ABV
  • ABV


    Alcohol By Volume. How much alcohol is in the beer, the higher the drunker you get! This one the math and gravities were a little off.
  • Extra Light Dry Extract (3.0 SRM)


    Very light color dry malt extract for general purpose use. Use as base or to increase gravity of any ale or lager.
  • Caramel/Crystal Malt -120L (120.0 SRM)


    Adds body, color and improves head retention. Also called "Crystal" malt. Very Dark.
  • Aromatic Malt (26.0 SRM)


    Provides a very strong malt flavor and aroma to your beer.
  • Caramunich I (Weyermann) (51.0 SRM)


    German crystal malt. Adds maltiness, flavor, color and aroma.
  • Black Barley (Stout) (500.0 SRM)


    Unmalted barley roasted at high temperature to create a dry, coffee like flavor. Imparts a sharp acrid flavor characteristic of dry stouts. Gives "dryness" to a stout or porter -- much more so than regular Roasted Barley
  • Special B Malt (180.0 SRM)


    Extreme caramel aroma and flavored malt. Used in dark Belgian Abbey and Trappist ales. Unique flavor and aroma.
  • Northern Brewer Hops [5.30 %]

    1.5oz 60min

    Also called Hallertauer Northern Brewers Used for: Bittering and finishing both ales and lagers of all kinds Aroma: Fine, dry, clean bittering hop. Unique flavor.
  • Willamette Hops [5.10 %]

    2oz 1min

    Also called Hallertauer Northern Brewers Used for: Bittering and finishing both ales and lagers of all kinds Aroma: Fine, dry, clean bittering hop. Unique flavor.
  • Yeast

    Irish Ale Yeast (White Labs #WLP004)

    These microscopic fungi are the mojo in the juice when it comes to Alcohol. They consume sugar, then piss carbonation and shit alchole, then reproduce and do it again.
  • Whirlfloc

    .5 Tablet

    Used to clear up the beer.
  • Gelatin

    .5 packet

    Used to clear up the beer. Dropped during primary to secondary fermenters.
  • IBU


    International Bittering Units. The measurement of bitterness of the beer ranging from 0 to 100, where 100 is super hoppy.
  • SRM Color Scale


    Number guide to beer color, 0 - 40 Yellow into Black
    color guide
  • Finial Amount

    4.5 Gallons

    The finial amount of beer I got at the end of the whole brewing process

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