Kevin's Speckled Hen Beer Recipe | All Grain Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB) | Brewer's Friend
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Kevin's Speckled Hen

187 calories 22.2 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: 7 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.044 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.056 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: Andy Brews (Modified)
Calories: 187 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 22.2 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Saturday November 25th 2023
1.056
1.018
5.0%
20.0
18.5
5.6
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9.50 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale9.5 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 86.4%
1.50 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 120L1.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 120L 33 120 13.6%
11 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Challenger0.5 oz Challenger Hops Pellet 8.5 Boil 60 min 15.5 33.3%
0.50 oz East Kent Goldings0.5 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 15 min 4.52 33.3%
0.50 oz East Kent Goldings0.5 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 0 min 33.3%
1.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
4.81 gal Strike 152 °F 152 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.75 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 156 °F
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 tsp Irish Moss Flavor Boil 10 min.
0.75 lb Lyles Gold Syrup Flavor Boil 5 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:
66.5 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 101 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Amount: 1 Can       CO2 Level: 1.9 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
38 13 12 13 9 139
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Kevin's Speckled Hen" Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB) beer recipe by Andy Brews (Modified). All Grain, ABV 5.02%, IBU 20.03, SRM 18.48, Fermentables: (Maris Otter Pale, Caramel / Crystal 120L) Hops: (Challenger, East Kent Goldings) Other: (Irish Moss, Lyles Gold Syrup)
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  • Last Updated: 2024-03-03 14:32 UTC
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