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Forever Red Ale

Sweet and malty, Forever Red Ale is clean and crisp. Easy to drink, it pairs well with a late harvest festival of roasted turkey and succulent vegetables.

Type: Ale

Style: Mild / Red / Brown Ales

Batch Size: 5 gallons

Recipe Type: Extract with grain

Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
3.3 lbs CBW® Golden Light LME Extract, LME
3.3 lbs CBW® Sparkling Amber LME Extract, LME
1 lb Caramel Malt 40L Caramel, Crystal
4 oz Carapils® Malt Dextrine
1 tsp Irish Moss Boil 15 minutes
1.5 oz Saaz Hops Boil 60 minutes
0.5 oz Saaz Hops Boil 5 minutes
1 vial WLP039 Nottinham Ale Yeast


  1. Perform mini-mash with 4 gallons of water and grains
  2. Add extract
  3. Bring to a boil
  4. Add bittering hops and continue to boil
  5. Add finishing hops and Irish Moss as indicated
  6. Remove from heat
  7. Cool to 72ºF
  8. Transfer to primary fermenter
  9. Fill to desired level with cold water
  10. Oxygenate and pitch yeast

Primary Fermentation: 7 days at 70ºF

Secondary Fermentation: 7 days at 35ºF

Fermentation Notes:

Original Gravity: 1.054

Final Gravity: 1.014

Alcohol by Weight: 4.2%

Alcohol by Volume: 5.2%

IBU: 30

Color: 18-24 SRM


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