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Best Bitter

165 calories 16.7 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Best Bitter
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.042 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.050 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Based on Crisp Maltings Website Recipe
Calories: 165 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 16.7 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Tuesday April 20th 2021
1.050
1.012
5.0%
45.1
15.6
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9 lb Simpsons - Best Pale Ale9 lb Best Pale Ale 37.5 2 85.6%
0.70 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 150L0.7 lb Caramel / Crystal 150L 33 150 6.7%
0.40 lb Castle Malting - Amber0.4 lb Amber 35.9 17.42 3.8%
0.35 lb United Kingdom - Cara Malt0.35 lb Cara Malt 35 17.5 3.3%
0.06 lb United Kingdom - Roasted Barley0.06 lb Roasted Barley 29 550 0.6%
10.51 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Northern Brewer1 oz Northern Brewer Hops Pellet 6.5 Boil 60 min 24.16 33.3%
1 oz Northern Brewer1 oz Northern Brewer Hops Pellet 6.5 Boil 30 min 18.57 33.3%
1 oz East Kent Goldings1 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Whirlpool at 185 °F 0 min 2.38 33.3%
3 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
3.28 gal Strike 166 °F 152 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 65 °F
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 90 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.45 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
"Best Bitter" Best Bitter beer recipe by Based on Crisp Maltings Website Recipe. All Grain, ABV 4.96%, IBU 45.11, SRM 15.64, Fermentables: (Best Pale Ale, Caramel / Crystal 150L, Amber, Cara Malt, Roasted Barley) Hops: (Northern Brewer, East Kent Goldings)
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  • Last Updated: 2021-04-20 20:39 UTC
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