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english best bitter trial

148 calories 15.2 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Best Bitter
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 4 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 4.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 4 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.040 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.045 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 148 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 15.2 g (Per 12oz)
Created Saturday April 10th 2021
1.045
1.011
4.5%
23.6
6.9
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
5.49 lb Muntons - Maris Otter5.49 lb Maris Otter 38 2.3 78.2%
0.51 lb Crisp Malting - Torrefied Wheat0.51 lb Torrefied Wheat 36.8 3 7.3%
0.51 lb Simpsons - Golden Naked Oats0.51 lb Golden Naked Oats 27 7 7.3%
0.51 lb Simpsons - Crystal Light 0.51 lb Crystal Light 33.1 38.03 7.3%
7.02 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
20.01 g Artisan - Fuggle (US)20.01 g Fuggle (US) Hops Pellet 4.7 Boil 60 min 17.22 26.7%
15 g Artisan - Fuggle (US)15 g Fuggle (US) Hops Pellet 4.7 Boil 15 min 6.41 20%
39.99 g Artisan - Fuggle (US)39.99 g Fuggle (US) Hops Pellet 4.7 Boil 0 min 53.3%
75 g / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
4 gal Strike 152 °F 60 min
1.75 gal Sparge 168 °F 15 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04
Amount:
0.51 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 59 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 1.02 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

poor results likely due to a poor crush and a very bad boil. The heat source couldn't maintain a good open top boil... sustained high temp of 210 F with lid cracked open.

Need to run a 1 gallon scaled batch to try again.

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  • Last Updated: 2021-05-23 14:33 UTC
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