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Mike's Best Bitter

157 calories 19.3 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Strong Bitter
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.043 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 157 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 19.3 g (Per 12oz)
Created Saturday March 20th 2021
1.047
1.016
4.1%
27.6
12.9
5.5
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8 lb Thomas Fawcett - Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt8 lb Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt 38 2.65 80%
1 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 60L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 60L 34 60 10%
1 lb Dingemans - Cara 45 1 lb Cara 45 34.5 47 10%
10 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Fuggles0.5 oz Fuggles Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 60 min 8.25 16.7%
1 oz East Kent Goldings1 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 30 min 14.08 33.3%
0.50 oz Fuggles0.5 oz Fuggles Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 5 min 1.64 16.7%
1 oz East Kent Goldings1 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 5 min 3.65 33.3%
3 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
3.12 gal Strike 154 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
2.90 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 0 min.
1.70 g Calcium Chloride Water Agt Mash 0 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
66.5%
Flocculation:
Very High
Optimum Temp:
65 - 68 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
66 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 85 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: sucrose       Amount: 0.5 oz       Temp: 68 °F       CO2 Level: 1.02 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
2019 Poland Spring water profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Mike's Best Bitter" Strong Bitter beer recipe. All Grain, ABV 4.14%, IBU 27.62, SRM 12.94, Fermentables: (Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt, Caramel / Crystal 60L, Cara 45 ) Hops: (Fuggles, East Kent Goldings) Other: (Gypsum, Calcium Chloride)
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  • Last Updated: 2021-03-21 18:41 UTC
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