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The Bitterest Pill

185 calories 18.4 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB)
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.51 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6.01 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.052 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 185 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 18.4 g (Per 12oz)
Created Tuesday January 4th 2022
1.056
1.013
5.7%
42.4
9.5
5.6
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
11 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale11 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 93.6%
0.25 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 120L0.25 lb Caramel / Crystal 120L 33 120 2.1%
0.50 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 20L0.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 20L 35 20 4.3%
11.75 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 5 Boil 60 min 42.37 71.4%
1 oz East Kent Goldings1 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 0 min 28.6%
3.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
5.14 gal Infusion 152 °F 60 min
2 gal Sparge 170 °F 20 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.3 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 tsp Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2 tsp Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
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:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 101 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.44 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Burton on Trent (historic)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
270 41 113 85 720 270
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"The Bitterest Pill" Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB) beer recipe. All Grain, ABV 5.66%, IBU 42.37, SRM 9.46, Fermentables: (Maris Otter Pale, Caramel / Crystal 120L, Caramel / Crystal 20L) Hops: (East Kent Goldings) Other: (Calcium Chloride (dihydrate), Gypsum)
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  • Last Updated: 2022-01-05 00:00 UTC
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