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Extra Special Bitter

175 calories 17.9 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: Strong Bitter
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.2 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.045 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.053 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Hop Utilization: 99%
Calories: 175 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17.9 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Monday September 13th 2021
1.053
1.013
5.2%
39.5
11.0
5.5
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale9 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 85.7%
0.50 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 20L0.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 20L 35 20 4.8%
0.50 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 80L0.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 80L 33 80 4.8%
0.50 lb Belgian - Biscuit0.5 lb Biscuit 35 23 4.8%
10.50 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.75 oz East Kent Goldings1.75 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 4.4 Boil 60 min 29.19 43.8%
1.25 oz East Kent Goldings1.25 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 4.4 Boil 15 min 10.34 31.3%
1 oz East Kent Goldings1 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 4.4 Boil 0 min 25%
4 oz / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
2 tsp Yeast Nutrients Other Boil 10 min.
1 each Whirlfloc Other Boil 10 min.
2 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
8 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2.50 g Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2 g Baking Soda Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
75%
Flocculation:
Very High
Optimum Temp:
64 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
66 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 90 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 1.02 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Burton on Trent (historic and decarbonated)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
110 24 65 100 255 79
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Strike water volume (equipment estimates 8.41 g | 33.7 qt) 8.06 32.3  
Mash volume with grains (equipment estimates 9.25 g | 37 qt) 8.9 35.6  
Grain absorption losses -1.31 -5.3  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 6.85 g | 27.4 qt) 6.5 26  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.15 -0.6  
Post boil Volume (equipment estimates 5.2 g | 20.8 qt) 5.5 22  
WARNING: Exceeded batch size - reduce boil size    
Volume into fermentor (equipment estimates 5.5 g | 22 qt) 5.2 20.8  
Total: 8.06 32.3
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
"Extra Special Bitter" Strong Bitter beer recipe by Gregg LeBlanc. BIAB, ABV 5.21%, IBU 39.53, SRM 10.97, Fermentables: (Maris Otter Pale, Caramel / Crystal 20L, Caramel / Crystal 80L, Biscuit) Hops: (East Kent Goldings) Other: (Yeast Nutrients, Whirlfloc, Epsom Salt, Gypsum, Salt, Baking Soda)
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  • Last Updated: 2021-12-08 21:04 UTC