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Matts RedAss Lager

Name Matts RedAss Lager
Description A smooth malty lager
Added by madmatt192
Date Submitted Wed, 1 Jan 2003 04:00 PM (GMT)
Ingredients
  • 6# amber LME
  • 1# plain light DME
  • 8 oz 40l crystal malt
  • 8 oz carapils
  • 2 oz hallertau
  • 1 tsp Irish Moss
  • lager yeast
  • 5 oz priming sugar
Preparation
steep crushed grain @ 170 30 minutes. remove and add extract. Bring to boil with 1 oz hallertau. add irish moss @ 45 minutes, add 1 oz hallertau @ 55 minutes. cool and pitch yeast ferment @ 46 degrees 4 days, rack to secondary until fermentation stops
Specifics
Style Lager
Recipe Type Extract
Batch Size 5 gallons
Original Gravity 1.042
Final Gravity 1.011
Boiling Time 1 hour
Primary Fermentation plastic, 4 days @ 46 degrees
Secondary Fermentation glass 30 days @ 46 degrees
Other Fermentation condition in bottle 14 days @ 46 degrees
Other Specifics Alcohol Content 4.2% color 19 HCU Bitterness 12 IBU
Comments
My guests during the holidays were WILD for this beer.Smooth and malty and gets better with age.

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Re: Matts RedAss Lager Dec 13th 2004, 08:34 pm
This was my fourth batch of beer that I have ever brewed and the first batch of lager. This is some of the best beer I have ever tasted!! All of my friends love it as well! Very creamy head.
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