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Special/Best/Premium Bitter

145 calories 15 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Special/Best/Premium Bitter
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 12 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 14.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 14 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.043 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 57% (brew house)
Source: Chris Hinds
Hop Utilization: 98%
Calories: 145 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 15 g (Per 12oz)
Created Friday September 24th 2021
1.044
1.011
4.4%
25.1
8.3
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
20 lb American - Pilsner20 lb Pilsner 37 1.8 81.7%
0.50 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L0.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 2%
2 lb American - Vienna2 lb Vienna 35 4 8.2%
1 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose1 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose 42 0.5 4.1%
0.50 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)0.5 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 2%
0.30 lb Torrified Wheat0.3 lb Torrified Wheat 36 2 1.2%
3 oz Weyermann - Carafa Special Type II3 oz Carafa Special Type II 29.9 425 0.8%
24.49 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2 oz Crystal2 oz Crystal Hops Pellet 6.4 Boil 40 min 18.6 50%
1 oz BSG - Tradition1 oz Tradition Hops Pellet 5.1 Boil 15 min 4.19 25%
1 oz Crystal1 oz Crystal Hops Pellet 3.8 Boil 10 min 2.28 25%
4 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
9.56 gal Batch Sparge 150 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 tbsp Wyeast Yeast Nutrient Water Agt Mash 15 min.
1 oz Whirlfloc Water Agt Mash 0 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - West Yorkshire 1469
Amount:
1 Quarts
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
71%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
64 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 174 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       Amount: 26.71 psi       Temp: 68 °F       CO2 Level: 2.44 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Light colored and hoppy
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
75 5 10 50 150 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Special/Best/Premium Bitter" Special/Best/Premium Bitter beer recipe by Chris Hinds. All Grain, ABV 4.38%, IBU 25.07, SRM 8.34, Fermentables: (Pilsner, Caramel / Crystal 40L, Vienna, Corn Sugar - Dextrose, Carapils (Dextrine Malt), Torrified Wheat, Carafa Special Type II) Hops: (Crystal, Tradition) Other: (Wyeast Yeast Nutrient, Whirlfloc)
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  • Last Updated: 2021-09-26 23:11 UTC
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