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203 calories 23 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Strong Bitter
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 4.8 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.049 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 73% (brew house)
Source: Brian Dodds
Calories: 203 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 23 g (Per 12oz)
Created Saturday November 3rd 2018
1.061
1.018
5.73%
40.6
10.88
5.51
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale9 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 83.7%
1 lb American - Victory1 lb Victory 34 28 9.3%
0.50 lb New Zealand - Biscuit Malt0.5 lb Biscuit Malt 35 30.46 4.7%
0.25 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L0.25 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 2.3%
10.75 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Fuggles1 oz Fuggles Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 60 min 17.99 20%
0.50 oz Fuggles0.5 oz Fuggles Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 30 min 6.91 10%
1 oz East Kent Goldings1 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 15 min 9.92 20%
1 oz East Kent Goldings1 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 5 min 3.99 20%
0.50 oz Fuggles0.5 oz Fuggles Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 5 min 1.79 10%
1 oz East Kent Goldings1 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Aroma 0 min 20%
5 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
16.125 qt Single infusion. 152 target mash temp Infusion 152 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Yeast
Danstar - London ESB Yeast
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
70%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
65 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Home September 2018
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 8.08 32.3  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 4.03 16.1  
Grain absorption losses -1.34 -5.4  
Remaining sparge water volume 4.05 16.2  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 6.49 26  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses -0.19 -0.8  
Amount going into fermentor 4.8 19.2  
Total: 9.33 37.3
 
Notes

For initial brew, plan to pitch onto yeast cake from previous brew (scottish ale), which used a combo of WLP028 and nottingham dry yeast

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