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British ESB

182 calories 19.8 g 12 oz
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Best Bitter
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.25 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.044 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.055 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Calories: 182 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 19.8 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Tuesday December 12th 2023
1.055
1.015
5.2%
36.9
12.3
5.4
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale8 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 81.8%
10 oz Briess - Special Roast10 oz Special Roast 33 40 6.4%
7 oz American - Caramel / Crystal 40L7 oz Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 4.5%
5.50 oz Briess - Caramel Malt - 60L5.5 oz Caramel Malt - 60L 35.4 60 3.5%
4 oz Flaked Wheat4 oz Flaked Wheat 34 2 2.6%
2 oz Briess - Caramel Malt - 120L2 oz Caramel Malt - 120L 34.5 120 1.3%
156.50 oz / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.50 oz Fuggles1.5 oz Fuggles Hops Pellet 4.6 Boil 60 min 27.74 33.3%
1 oz Fuggles1 oz Fuggles Hops Pellet 4.6 Boil 15 min 9.18 22.2%
2 oz Fuggles2 oz Fuggles Hops Pellet 4.6 Boil 0 min 44.4%
4.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
3.67 gal Strike 160 °F 149 °F 60 min
5 gal Fly Sparge -- 170 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 67 °F
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
5 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 g Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Lallemand - LALBREW® WINDSOR BRITISH-STYLE BEER YEAST
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
70%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
59 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
67 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 90 B cells required
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Priming
Method: co2       Amount: 5.48 psi       Temp: 45 °F       CO2 Level: 1.7 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Jordan Water
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
76.4 6.6 13.1 100.6 100.3 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"British ESB" Best Bitter beer recipe by Brewer #43379. All Grain, ABV 5.19%, IBU 36.92, SRM 12.33, Fermentables: (Maris Otter Pale, Special Roast, Caramel / Crystal 40L, Caramel Malt - 60L, Flaked Wheat, Caramel Malt - 120L) Hops: (Fuggles) Other: (Calcium Chloride (dihydrate), Epsom Salt, Gypsum, Salt)
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