Flanders Red - All Grain Recipe

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So your ready to try a sour?  This is your recipe.  The "Flander's Red" is a good starting point for a sour, but it still takes time and patience.  These beers are know for having a sour, fruity flavor that has some characteristics of a red wine.  You will find it to be a very complex beer.  It is very important that you read the "Brewer's Notes" in the recipe instructions link below.  There are a lot of tips on how to properly brew this beer.

New to Brewing or just need a refresher?  Check out our "New To Brewing Guide"  for easy to follow instructions for extract or all grain brewing!

Flanders Red - All-Grain Recipe Kit Instructions

General Info: 

  • Batch Size: 5 Gallons
  • Mash at 154
  • Ferment at 65-70ºF for up to a year
  • Est. Original Gravity: 1.053 SG
  • Est. Final Gravity: 1.002-1.002 SG
  • Est. Alcohol by Volume: 5.4-6.7%
  • Bitterness: 14 IBUs
  • Est. Color: 13.6 SRM

Malts and Adjuncts: 

  • Pilsner
  • Vienna
  • Flaked Corn
  • Light Munich
  • Aromatic
  • Caramunich Type 1
  • Special B
  • Pale Wheat


Hops and Adjuncts: 


  • Hallertau Mittelfrüh Hop Pellets
  • Hungarian Oak Shavings