Paddy Murphy's Red Ale All Grain Beer Recipe Kit

*Require advanced brewing equipment

Red, Smooth & Belly-Rubbing Yummy!

Recipe Style: Irish Red Ale Extract Beer Recipe Kit 

You have selected an all-grain beer recipe. To brew this recipe, you will require advanced brewing equipment for mashing, sparging, boiling and cooling.

ABV: 6.7%
IBU: 17

What does this beer taste like?

Our Paddy Murphy's Red Ale All Grain Beer Recipe Kit is a malt-forward beer with a rich and complex flavor profile. It has a toasty and caramel-like sweetness, balanced by a subtle hop bitterness. The beer is medium-bodied and has a smooth, creamy mouthfeel, with a dry finish that leaves a pleasant aftertaste. It's a highly drinkable beer, and considering that we feel St. Patrick's Day should be every day of the year, we decree that this beer is amazing to drink any day of the year!

And now for the possibly funny, possibly serious, possibly irreverent flowery description....

As red as an Irishman's nose on St. Patrick's Day, Paddy Murphy's Red Ale will titillate your taste buds with its unraveling layers of toffee-accented caramel and smooth toasty sweetness before easing into a dry, roasty finish; and if you can picture ol' Paddy stumbling from the pub into the Irish sunshine, then he'd be propped up by this ale's delectable balanced bitterness. And with a deep, rounded belly-breath of fresh air, ol' Paddy'll teeter on his boot heels, swivel around, and, like a good Irishman, head back inside for another pint of this delicious red ale!

All About Irish Red Ale

Irish Red Ale is a style that originated in Ireland in the 18th century. It is a malt-focused beer that typically ranges in color from deep amber to red. The aroma is characterized by a toasty and caramel-like sweetness, with a hint of roasted grains. Some versions may also have a slight earthy or fruity note.

The flavor profile of an Irish Red Ale is complex and balanced. It has a malt-forward taste with a toasty, caramel-like sweetness that is balanced by a moderate hop bitterness. The beer has a smooth and creamy mouthfeel with a dry finish. The overall impression is a highly drinkable and sessionable beer that is perfect for a casual pint at the pub.

The beer typically has a moderate to low level of carbonation and a medium body. It is brewed using a combination of specialty malts, such as roasted barley and crystal malts, which give it its characteristic flavor and color. The beer is also traditionally brewed using Irish ale yeast, which adds to the overall complexity of the flavor profile.