Category 51: Irish Red Ale

Color:
Copper-red to reddish-brown
Clarity:
Chill haze or yeast haze may be present at low levels.
Perceived Malt Aroma and Flavor:
Low to medium candy-like caramel malt sweetness should be present in flavor. A toasted malt character should be present and there may be a slight roast barley or roast malt presence.
Perceived Hop Aroma and Flavor:
Not present to medium
Fermentation Characteristics:
Low level fruity esters are acceptable. Diacetyl is usually absent in these beers but may be present at very low levels.
Body:
Medium
Alcohol by Volume:
4.00% – 4.80%
IBU:
20-28
SRM Color:
11-18