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Lil' Red vs. Herbie Husker

Trout River Brewing Rainbow Red Ale Clone, for Nebraska Cornhusker fans. A battle of the mascots, new and old.

Brewer: Biff Brew Email: -
Beer: Lil' Red vs. Herbie Husker Style: American Amber Ale
Type: Extract w/grain Size: 2.5 gallons
56 HCU (~24 SRM)
Bitterness: 58 IBU
OG: 1.053 FG: 1.012
Alcohol: 5.2% v/v (4.1% w/w)
Water: Tap water from Hartford, CT.
Grain: 6 oz. American 2-row
4 oz. American crystal 40L
3 oz. American crystal 90L
3 oz. Roasted barley
Steep: Steep all speciality grains at 170 for 30 minutes.
Boil: 60 minutes SG 1.088 1.5 gallons
3 lb. 3 oz. Light malt extract
Place hop plugs in hop bags to facilitate straining.
Hops: 1 oz. Northern Brewer (8.5% AA, 60 min.)
1 oz. Cascade (6% AA, 30 min.)
1 oz. Cascade (aroma)
1 oz. Northern Brewer (aroma)
Yeast: Wyeast 1084 (Irish Ale Yeast)
Carbonation: 5 cane sugar carbonation tablets per 12 oz bottle.

Recipe posted 12/21/06.