DIY ESB Beer Recipe | BIAB Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB) | Brewer's Friend
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DIY ESB

218 calories 20.7 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB)
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6.1 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.062 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.066 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 74% (brew house)
Hop Utilization: 98%
Calories: 218 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 20.7 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Thursday March 11th 2021
1.066
1.014
6.8%
37.8
12.7
5.4
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
12 lb Thomas Fawcett - Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt12 lb Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt 38 2.65 92.3%
0.50 lb Simpsons - Crystal Medium0.5 lb Crystal Medium 33 65.01 3.8%
0.50 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 120L0.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 120L 33 120 3.8%
13 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2.50 oz East Kent Goldings2.5 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 4.6 Boil 60 min 35.04 71.4%
1 oz East Kent Goldings1 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 4.6 Boil 5 min 2.79 28.6%
3.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
7.4 gal Strike 155 °F 152 °F 60 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 each Whirfloc Fining Boil 15 min.
2.20 g Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 10 min.
1.60 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
5.40 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 g Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1.44 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.07 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Sparge 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - West Yorkshire 1469
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
77%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
64 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
67 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 118 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       Amount: 5.14 psi       Temp: 36 °F       CO2 Level: 2 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
60 10 17 50 150 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Full volume, no sparge to emphasize maltiness

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  • Last Updated: 2021-05-10 16:48 UTC
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