Kilkenny Irish Red CLONE

A bitter ale, the other famous Irish beer with a creamy head and hints of mocha and cinnamon.

Amber Ale Artisan Fresh Wort
150g CaraRed, RedX or Redback malt
100g Roast Barley malt
15g E.K. Goldings Hops (15 min boil)
Irish Ale (WY1084), Safale S04 or MJ M79

1. Well in advance of preparing recipe, place 5-10 litres of water in a fridge and chill
2. Place malt grain grain in 1 litre of hot tap water and steep for 30 minutes.
3. Strain the grain through a sieve into a saucepan. Rinse grain with another litre of hot water and discard the grain.
4. Bring grain wort to the boil and simmer 15g of E.K. Goldings hops in a boiling bag for 15mins.
5. Turn off the heat, remove the hop sock and pour the contents of the saucepan into the fermenter.
6. Add the fresh wort, top up with chilled and tap water to 20L at 20-25°C and stir vigorously for 5 minutes.
7. Add Irish Ale (WY1084) Safale SO4 or MJ M79 yeast, seal fermenter and store in cool conditions